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Mr Wesley I reverence as the greatest minister I know but would not follow Him one step farther than he follows Christ.

                John Fletcher, Checks to Antinomianism, NY: Carlton and Porter n.d.), 71.

 

Faith is the hidden root hope the rising stalk and love together with good works the nourishing corn… Christ takes neither faith nor hope into heaven the former being gloriously absorbed in sight and the latter in enjoyment.

                John Fletcher, Checks to Antinomianism, NY: Carlton and Porter n.d.), 75.

 

…The word Belial in the original signifies “without yoke.”

                John Fletcher, Checks to Antinomianism, NY: Carlton and Porter n.d.), 81.

 

…Predestinarians…Augustine their father.

                John Fletcher, Checks to Antinomianism, NY: Carlton and Porter n.d.), 153.

 

…part of St. Paul’s triumphant song just before he received the crown of martyrdom was “I have kept the faith!”  What wonder was it that he should have kept what even the incestuous Corinthian could never lose!

                John Fletcher, Checks to Antinomianism, NY: Carlton and Porter n.d.), 256.

 

…believing is as much a work of the heart, as walking to church is a work of the feet.

                John Fletcher, Checks to Antinomianism, NY: Carlton and Porter n.d.), 297.

John William Fletcher was converted to Christ this date (1/23/1755) under the influence of a Methodist minister.

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