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“You are in danger…if you depart ever so little from Scripture…

from the plain literal mean­ing of any text taken in connection with the context.”

– John Wesley, quoted by R.S. Foster, his CHRISTIAN PURITY

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“It [Christian perfection] is improvable…

one perfected in love may grow far swifter in grace than he did before.”

– John Wesley, quoted by R.S. Foster, his CHRISTIAN PURITY

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John Wesley quote

“…How far is love even with many wrong opinions

to be preferred before truth without love!”

– John Wesley, excerpt from Preface to Sermons on Several Occasions

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John Wesley quote

“Only use the world

but enjoy God.”

– John Wesley (uncertain source)

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“Chance has no share in the government of the world.  The Lord reigns, and disposes all things, strongly and sweetly, for the good of them that love Him.”

 

John Wesley on this date, 2/11/1779, is said to have penned the above in a letter.

Wesley the founder of Methodism was born 6/28/1703, at Ep­worth, Lin­coln­shire, Eng­land.  He died 3/2/1791, at Lon­don, Eng­land.

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