FOUNTAIN OF GARDENS: VOLUME
A Fountain of Gardens: Volume I
Journal Entries from 1670 through 1676
Printed in the Year, 1696
Jane Leads Personal Journals of her Spiritual Experiences and Encounters,
recorded first for her own rememberance and study, but then, late in her life,
they were published by Dr. Francis Lee as a help to those in the Philadelphian Society,
and ultimately for all those who were yet to be called to the Nazarite Life.
A Photographic Reproduction of the
Title Page of the Original Printing which was over
500 pages in length.
This authentic manuscript from the17th century has been out of print for a very long time and has been quite inaccessible to the general public. It contains terminology and sections that are missing from modern edited versions.
The original printing of this book was 509 pages in length; for that reason, the electronic text has been transcribed into 4 segments in order to manage the file size for ease of downloading and printing.
The on-line reproduction presents the authentic old manuscript "as close to the original as possible" rendering the text and appearance of the 1696 printing without any interpretation or commentary both of which are here left for the Spirit of Truth, who will always provide for the seeking and humble in heart. Notes of the author, that were printed in the margins of the original, have been included "in-line" with the text, but are shown in a reduced size.
Note: This was made public more than 20 years after the contents were received by Jane Lead.
Due to the length of this manuscript, the on-line transcription of this Authentic Version is presented in 4 consecutive files. This will facilitate ease of downloading and printing.
Preface The Editor to the Reader by Francis Lee, M.D. 1st File Jane Leads Spiritual Encounters Journal Entries: 16701675 2nd File Jane Leads Spiritual Encounters Journal Entries: January May, 1676 3rd File Jane Leads Spiritual Encounters Journal Entries: June September, 1676 4th File Jane Leads Spiritual Encounters Journal Entries: October December, 1676 followed by a Letter regarding...
"Whether God since Christs Ascension doth any more Reveal himself to Mankind?"
then...A Query: " How are Spirits to be Discernd?"
plus...Two Testimonies from fellow members of the Philadelphian Society,
one from Dr. John Pordage, and one from Thomas Bromley.
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