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What Bible does the Quakers use?

What Bible does the Quakers use?

Quaker Bible
Full name A new and literal translation of all the books of the Old and New Testament; with notes critical and explanatory
Complete Bible published 1764
Copyright Public domain
show Genesis 1:1–3 show John 3:16

What do the Quakers believe about Jesus Christ?

Do Quakers believe Jesus is God? They based their message on the religious belief that ” Christ has come to teach his people himself”, stressing the importance of a direct relationship with God through Jesus Christ , and a direct religious belief in the universal priesthood of all believers. What are Quakers not allowed to do?

Do You Believe in heaven and hell for Quakers?

 Most Quakers do believe in heaven and hell but feel it is more up to their personal interpretation of it and even the afterlife is left to speculation and up to each individual to interpret.   They see the Kingdom of God as being already presently on earth and not just some future hope.

What do the Quakers believe about original sin?

Although the more conservative and evangelical Quakers also believe in the doctrine of inward light, they interpret it in a manner consistent with the doctrine of original sin , namely, that people may or may not listen to the voice of God within them and be saved, and people who do not listen will not be saved.

What do the Quakers believe about communal discernment?

This practice of communal discernment is a long-standing practice among Friends everywhere and is the way communities discern the will of God for themselves. This is why there is not an overly top-down hierarchy for Friends. The goal of all Quaker yearly meetings is to support, nurture, and protect the discernment of each meeting.