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A81406 A true prophecie of the mighty day of the Lord Which is coming, and is appeared in the north of England, and is rising toward the south; and shall overspread this nation and all the nations of the world. Wherein the Lord is redeeming Sion forth of her long inthral'd captivity in Babylons kingdom, where she hath been scattered in the cloudy and dark day, into forms and observations, and there kept by the priests, and teachers of the world, who ranne when God never sent them. Now is the Lord appearing in this day of his might power, to gather his elect together, out of all forms observations, kinreds, tongues, and nations; ... A word from the Lord to all the inhabitants of England, rulers, priests and people, to haste to meet the Lord with speedy repentance, and turning within, to harken diligently to his counsel, ... From the spirit of the Lord, written by one whose name in the flesh is William Dewsbury, called Quaker with the people of the world, who live in their perishing nature.; True prophecy of the mighty day of the Lord Dewsbury, William, 1621-1688. 1655 (1655) Wing D1280; ESTC R227066 17,446 17

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the creatures to eat of the fat and be clothed with the finest of the wool and make merry with the creatures and live in pleasures Ezek. 34. 2. 3. Gal. 5. 13. Mat. 5. 48. and when the light in your Conscience cries against you to use your liberty but not as an occasion to the flesh to make no provision for the flesh to satisfie it and the lusts thereof but you must be perfect as ●our heavenly Father is perfect You regard it not but hearken unto the counsel of your own hearts which draws you to look at the words of Rom. 7. 23. Paul where he saith I find a law in my members warring against the Law of my mind so ye wrest the Scripture to your own destruction for your encouragement to live in the flesh and say None must be free from the body of sin while he is here in the body and thus you deceive your selves and all whom you draw from the light in your Conscience which cries for a perfect fulfilling of the Law of God for the Soul that Ezek. 18. 20. sinneth it shall dye Though Paul did complain of a body of sin it was in his growth and it was his burden which made him cry O wretched man who shall deliver me And he witnessed it put off the Law of the Rom. 7. 24. Spirit of Life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the Law of sin and death for Christ is made manifest to destroy the works of the Devil and not to destroy the Law to save man from the condemning power of Rom. 8. 2. the Law while he lives in transgression of it for the Law hath power over the fleshly man so long as he lives But be came to fulfil the Law 1 Ioh. 3. 8. and all the Saints beare witness of it in their measures some witness it Rom 7. 1. fulfilled others wait following the Lambe daily in the Cross till they come to the fulfilling of it that the righteousness of the Law may be fulfilled in us who walk not after the flesh but after the Spirit Rom. 8. 3. 4. Therefore mind the light in your Consciences diligently hearken unto it and it will smite your glorious Image of Forms and Observations and break it to pieces and will rend off all your glorious coverings of your outward profession will let you see the Wo is unto them that are covered and not with the Spirit of the Lord. To the light in Isa 30. 1. your Consciences I speak which will eternally witnesse me if you hearken unto it to be guided by it you will never find rest in outward Rom. 6. 6. Forms and Observations but in putting off the body of sin through the obedience of the Spirit that the righteousness of the Law may be Rom. 8. 4. fulfilled in you in walking no more after the flesh but after the Spirit for they that are Christs have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts Gal. 5. 24. and the body is dead in regard of sin but the spirit is alive unto righteousness And this you must witnesse or else all your Religion is vain and your Rom. 8. 10. Souls will perish To all you Inhabiters of England How long will you drink of the Rev. 17. 4. Cup of Abominations the wine of the wrath of the Whore which hath made you drunk and all Nations to lay out your mony for Isa 5 5. 2. that which is not bread to the Merchants of Babylon who fill unto you the Cup of Abominations in drawing you from the light in your Luk. 17. 20. 21. Consciences which is given unto every one of you a measure to guide you up to God to seek for the Kingdom of God in Observations and Christ saith it is not in Observations but within so they keep you in Captivity in Babylons Kingdom under the power of sin hell and death To every particular Inhabiter of England I write Come out of Babylon Rev. 18. 4. all Forms and Observations and Traditions which are set up by the will of man Now is Babylon come in remembrance before God and the vials of wrath must be poured upon her and upon h●● Revel 18. 23 24. Merchants for by their Sorceries are you Inhabitants of England and all Nations deceived and in her is found the blood of the Prophets and Saints and of all that were slain upon the Earth Haste Rev. 18. 4. haste come out of her lest you partake with her in her sins and so partake with her in her punishment which will speedily come upon her for the mouth of the Lord of Hoasts hath spoken it Return within every one in particular examine your hearts and mind the light in your Conscience and it will alwaies let you see where your hearts are and what they delight in for it is the heart the Lord requires He will no longer be worshipped in Words Forms and Observations but in Spirit and in truth and in sincerity in the inward Iohn 4. 24. parts therefore every one be faithfull in taking heed to the light in your Consciences which the Lord hath given to every one a measure to profit withall for the exercise of the Conscience towards Mat. 25. 15. God and men in minding your watch to wait in the light in measure it will bring to Judgment all the powers of darkness in you and the righteous Law of God will cry through your earthly and carnall Isa 42. 2. hearts till judgment be brought forth into victory and your wills will be brought in subiection unto the Will or God to wait on him for refreshment from his presence who satisfieth the hungry with good Luk. 1. 53. things And take heed of consulting with flesh and blood for that leads into pride and disobedience into Hell and destruction mind the light in your Conscience which is the sure word of prophecy that you cannot be deceived taking heed unto it as unto a light 2 Pet. 1. 19 that shines in a dark place untill the day dawn and the day-star arise in your hearts diligently hearken unto it and you shall eat Isa 55. 2. 3 that which is good and your Soul shall delight it self in fatnesse there is your teacher within you the light in your Consciences loving it Iohn 3. 19. and obeying it is your life hating it and disobeying it is your condemnation To that pure light in your Consciences I speak which will eternally witness me when the Book of Conscience is opened in you Now you have time prize it in waiting on the Lord in the light to make your calling and Election sure in putting off the old man and his deeds and putting on the Lord Jesus Christ in righteousness and holiness without which no man shall see the Lord in so doing you shall 2 Pet. 1. 10 escape the wrath of God which is coming upon the Children of disobedience