Definition of Light within
1. Noun. A divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul.
Generic synonyms: Ethical Motive, Ethics, Morality, Morals
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Literary usage of Light within
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1. The Works of George Fox by George Fox (1831)
"His principles as followeth, in his book which he calk, ' The doctrine of the light within.' P. ' I HAVE taken upon me as my duty, to forewarn all men of ..."
2. The Works of George Fox by George Fox (1831)
"P. Again he saith, ' The saints have a glorious light within them, but imperfect.' ' And ' it is an error to say they have an infallible light within them, ..."
3. The Friends' Library: Comprising Journals, Doctrinal Treatises, and Other by William Evans, Thomas Evans (1841)
"Neither is there so much as one Scripture that affords us a distinction between light within and light within ; or that there are ..."
4. The Select Works of William Penn. by William Penn (1782)
"God being light, and ' being within men, proves not that God is a light ' within men. God is light, and God is within ether * within, and Chrift within ? ..."
5. The History of the Rise, Increase, and Progress of the Christian People by William Sewel (1844)
"He accused them that they had said, that the light within was sufficient to salvation, without any thing else ..."