The wonderful narrative: or, A faithful account of the French prophets, their agitations, extasies, and inspirations. To which are added several other instances of persons under the influence of the like spirit, a letter to a friend [by C. Chauncy].


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Side 46 - When a prophet speaketh in the name of the Lord, if the thing follow not, nor come to pass, that is the thing which the Lord hath not spoken, but the prophet hath spoken it presumptuously: thou shalt not be afraid of him.
Side 46 - Jerusalem descending from above," were now even at the door ; that this great operation was to be wrought on the part of man by spiritual arms only, proceeding from the mouths of those who should, by inspiration, or the mighty gift of the...
Side 78 - I fear none but the great Jehovah, which hath foretold me of these things, and I do verily believe that he will deliver me out of your hands.
Side 64 - His pretended revelations he put into several chapters, the collection of which makes up his Alcoran,, which is the bible of the Mahometans. The original of this book he taught them was laid up in. the archives of heaven, and that the angel Gabriel brought him the copy of it, chapter by chapter, according as occasion required they should be published to the people.
Side 78 - I do verily believe that he will deliver me out of your hands. Therefore take heed how you proceed against me; for I know that for this you go about to do to me, God will ruin you and your posterity, and this whole state.
Side 11 - ... and agitations, and inspirations under them, as it had done in France. And they propagated the like spirit to others, so that before the year was out, there were two or three hundred of these Prophets in and about London, of both sexes, of all ages, men, women, and children ; and they had delivered, under inspiration, four or five hundred prophetic warnings.
Side 11 - ... of popery. All they said at these times was heard and received with reverence and awe In the year 1706, three or four of these prophets came over into England, and brought their prophetic spirit along •with them, which discovered itself in the same ways and manners, by...
Side 3 - ... them stretch out their arms and legs, and stagger several times before they dropped down. They struck themselves with their hands, they fell on their backs, shut their eyes, and heaved with their breasts. They remained a while in trances, and, coming out of them with twitchings, uttered all which came in their mouths. They said they saw the heavens open, the angels, paradise, and hell.
Side 3 - ... were just on the point of receiving the spirit of prophecy, dropped down, not only in the assemblies, crying out mercy, but in the fields, and in their own houses. The least of their assemblies made up four or five hundred, and some of them amounted to even three or four thousand persons. When the Prophets had for a while been under agitations of body, they began to prophesy.
Side 78 - I wil give you one place more which the Lord brought to me by immediate revelations, and that doth concerne you all, it is in Dan.

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