Report of the Trial of Friends in the City of Philadelphia, June, 1828, Before the Honorable Edward King, President Judge of the Court of Common Pleas, for the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania; Or, The Case of Edmund Shotwell, Joseph Lukins, Charles Middleton, & Two Others, who Had Been, by the Mayor of the City, Committed to Prison, Whence They Were Brought Up by Habeas Corpus, June 16th, 1828
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Page 94 - Moreover, if thy brother shall trespass against thee, go and tell him his fault between thee and him alone : if he shall hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother. But if he will not hear thee, then take with thee one or two more, that in the mouth of two or three witnesses, every word may be established. And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it unto the church : but if he neglect to hear the church, let him be unto thee as an heathen man and a publican.
Page 187 - That all men have a natural and indefeasible right to worship Almighty God according to the dictates of their own consciences...
Page 283 - If it be possible, let this cup pass from me; yet not my will, but thine be done?' I told him, at that time the sins of all mankind were upon him, and their iniquities and transgressions, with which he was wounded ; which he was to bear and to be an offering for, as he was man, but died not as he was God ; so, in that he died for all men, tasting death for every man, he was an offering for the sins of the whole world.
Page 118 - ... no man shall be compelled to attend, erect, or support any place of worship, or to maintain any ministry, against his consent...
Page 108 - A riot is a tumultuous disturbance of the peace by three persons, or more, assembling together of their own authority, with an intent mutually to assist one another against any who shall oppose them in the execution of some enterprise of a private nature, and afterwards actually executing the same in a violent and turbulent manner, to the terror of the people, whether the act intended were of itself lawful or unlawful.
Page 307 - If we walk in the light, as (God) is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.
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Page 187 - God according to the dictates of their own consciences; that no man can of right be compelled to attend, erect, or support any place of worship, or to maintain any ministry against his consent; that no human authority can, in any case whatever, control or interfere with the rights of conscience; and that no preference shall ever be given by law to any religious establishments or modes of worship.