A Song of the Judgments [sic] & Mercies of the Lord:

Coale (Josiah)

A Song of the Judgments [sic] & Mercies of the Lord:

wherein the things seen in secret, are declared openly. Being, a brief demonstration of the secret work of the Almighty in me his servant: given forth at the movings of the spirit of the Lord, and is to go abroad throughout the world. With a hearty salutation of pure and unfained love, flowing from the innocent life, (in a few words) to all the souldiers, of the Lambs army throughout the nations, and also to the suffering seed every where. With a few words by way of information unto such who may have desires in them to know the way to the kingdom of peace and righteousness, (which we possess, and are heirs of through Christ Jesus our Lord) which to them is the visitation of God. By one that laboured and travelled for the redemption of the suffering seed; who is ceased from his labour, and entred into everlasting rest; called, Josiah Coale.

Description: thumbed, single wormhole removing a few letters, pp. 20, 4to, nineteenth-century half maroon roan, rubbed, gilt lettering on spine all but illegible, early pagination in ink 243-261, no doubt indicating that this was once in a tract volume, but if so, on the evidence of the binding, not for well over a century, good

Publication Details: Printed in the Year 1669

Notes: The first section, the Song of the Judgments, was 'written at the movings of the Spirit of the Lord, the Eighth day of the Thirrd Month, 1662 as I was travelling in the Wilderness, as without, on Long-Island, in America ...' The last section comprises Coale's dying words, before which is a Testimony concerning Lodowick Muggleton - 'He is a Son of Darkness, and a Co-Worker with the Prince of the Bottomless-Pit.' The 1662 edition is known in 1 copy only: it was reprinted in 1663, before its present appearance, where there are additions. Josiah Coale was a Quaker missionary who traveled extensive...more

Bibliography: (Smith, J. Friends' books, 1.433; ESTC R26613)

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Price: £2,000

Subject: Theology

Published Date: 1669

Stock Number: 52815

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