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B E ACON
SOCIETY OF FRIENDS.
BY ISAAC CREWDSON.
HAMILTON, ADAMS AND CO.; DARTON AND HARVEY ;
J. AND A. ARCH, AND E. FRY;
HENRY SMITH, SAINT ANNE'S-SQUARE,
« TO THE LAW AND TO THE TESTIMONY ;
IF THEY SPEAK NOT ACCORDING TO
THE HOLY SPIRIT BY ISAIAH.
“ SEARCH THE SCRIPTURES."--Jesus Christ.
“YE DO ERR, NOT KNOWING THE SCRIP
Society of friends.
IN contemplating that desolating heresy, which, in the United States of America, has lately swept thousands after thousands of our small section of the Christian Church, into the gulf of Hicksism and Deism,--a heresy, in proportion to our numbers, probably unparalleled in extent in the history of the Church of Christ,-it may be useful to bring before the view of our Society in this country, some of the errors that have led to such fatal results.
For, although we trust there is little danger of our being carried into such blasphemy as some of them were carried into; yet we cannot be too much