Mottoes of Methodism; From the Prose Writings of REV. John Wesley and the Poetical Writings of REV. Charles Wesley, with Scripture Texts for Every Day in the Year

Mottoes of Methodism; From the Prose Writings of REV. John Wesley and the Poetical Writings of REV. Charles Wesley, with Scripture Texts for Every Day in the Year

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...what I receive to give, Thy life of heaven on earth I live.--Ciiables Wesley. Whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men.--Col. iii, 23. July 6. Let us not vary in thought or word from the Methodist principle: "Whosoever doeth the will of my Father who is in heaven, the same is my brother, and sister, and mother."--John Wesley. If pure essential love Thou art, Thy nature into every heart, Thy loving self, inspire: Bid all our simple souls be one, United in a bond unknown, Baptized with heavenly fire.--Charles Wesley. Let brotherly love continue.--Heb. xiii, 1. July 7. I admired a holy man in France, who, considering the state of one who was full of doubts and fears, forbade him to think of his sins at all, and ordered him to think only of the love of God in Christ. The fruit was, all his fears vanished away, and he lived and died in the triumph of faith.--John Wesley. But if from Him I turn mine eye, And see the raging floods run high, And feel my fears within, My foes so strong, my flesh so frail, Reason and unbelief prevail, And sink me into sin.--charles Wesley. Look unto me, and be ye saved.--Isa. xlv, 22. July 8. Faith is sight; that is, spiritual sight; and it is light and not darkness; so that the famous Popish phrase, "The darkness of faith," is a contradiction in terms.--John Wesley. Lo! to faith's enlightened sight All the mountain flames with light; Hell is nigh, but God is nigher, Circling us with hosts of fire.--Charles Wesley. Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.--Heb. xi, 1. July 9. Sometimes there is painful conviction of sin preparatory to full sanctifieation; sometimes a conviction that has far more pleasure than pain, being mixed with...show more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236756223
  • 9781236756220