Memoir of Old Elizabeth, A Coloured Woman

Author: Anonymous
Published: 1863
Language: English
Wordcount: 5,489 / 22 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 58.7
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 1,101
Added to site: 2006.02.23
mnybks.net#: 12896
Origin: gutenberg.org
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e together in His love.

As for myself, I was so full I hardly knew whether I was in the body, or out of the body--so great was my joy for the victory on the Lord's side. But the persecution against me increased, and a complaint was carried forward, as was done formerly against Daniel, the servant of God, and the elders came out with indignation for my holding meetings contrary to discipline--being a woman.

Thus we see when the heart is not inspired, and the inward eye enlightened by the Spirit, we are incapable of discerning the mystery of God in these things. Individuals creep into the church that are unregenerate, and after they have been there awhile, they fancy that they have got the grace of God, while they are destitute of it. They may have a degree of light in their heads, but evil in their hearts; which makes them think they are qualified to be judges of the ministry, and their conceit makes them very busy in matters of religion, judging of the revelations that are given to others, while

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