Kenneth S.P. Morse Quaker Religious Society of Friends

Kenneth S. P. Morse

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Kenneth Morse and Ida Chamness 1944
Photo of Ida Chamness and Kenneth Morse, 1944
(See Memorial for Ida Chamness (1867-1952), Quaker minister, written by Kenneth Morse.)

Kenneth Morse was born in Cleveland, OH, on 4th Month Seventh 1898 -- died 11th Month First 1982 in Baltimore, MD. He was convinced while sitting on a porch swing about the year 1914, when he heard a voice that said, "All war is wrong." Later in his academic career while at Harvard, he attended the Gurneyite Meeting at Cambridge. One First Day it was announced at meeting that two ministers from the "smaller body" would be in attendance at the afternoon meeting. These men were Cyrus Cooper and his companion, James Henderson. He remarked that he had never heard preaching after the Spirit before that time. He used to say that our duty as Friends was to turn people to the voice or light within them that is Christ. (As related to me by Friend Patrick J. Burns.)

Some of his Testimonies to the Truth With grateful acknowledgement to Friend Patrick J. Burns for sending me these Testimonies.

See also Ancient Worthy Elizabeth Stirredge.
Kenneth S.P. Morse Quaker Religious Society of Friends
Kenneth S.P. Morse Quaker Religious Society of Friends
Kenneth S.P. Morse Quaker Religious Society of Friends
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Epistle 64
1654

"Spread your selves abroad"

(To Friends in the Ministry)

ALL Friends, who are moved of the Lord to speak the Word of the Lord, whom the Lord hath made to be his Mouth, speak not your own Words to feed the sensual part of Man, in your own Wills; for there God is not honoured, and Wisdom is not justified. But ye that are moved to speak . . . speak the word of the Lord faithfully, neither add to it with your Reason, nor diminish from it with a disobedient Mind, but speaking the Word of the Lord (faithfully) it ...

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