The Works of the Rev John Wesley

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General Books LLC, 2009 - 400 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1827 Excerpt: ...to you, and good to them: very much good: and may he increase it a thousand fold, how much soever it be! But is every thing good, my brother, out of which he brings good 1 I think that does not follow. O my brother, is it well for you or me, to give the least hint of setting up our will or judgment, against that of our whole Society? Was it well for you once to mention a desire, which they bad all solemnly declared they thought unreasonable; was not this abundant cause to drop any design which was not manifestly grounded Vol. 10.--A a Oh a clear command of our Lord? Indeed, my brother, in (bis 1 commend you not. If our brother R--or P--, desired any thing, and our other brethren disapproved of it, I cannot but think he ought immediately to let it drop. How much more, ought you or 11 They are upon a level with the rest of their brethren. But I trust you and I are not; we are the servants of all. Thus far have I spoken, with fear and trembling, and with many tears. O may our Lord speak the rest; for what shall such an one as 1 say to a beloved servant of my Lord? O pray that I may see myself a worm and no man. I wish to be your brother in Jesus Christ. John Weslet.. TO MRS. S. R. My Dear Sister, Whitehaven, June 28, 1766. FOR some time I have been convinced it was my duty to tell you, what was on my mind. I will do it with all plainness. You may answer or not, as you judge best. Many things I have observed in you which gave me pleasure: some which gave me concern: the former I need not mention: the latter I must, or I should not myself be clear before God. The first of these is something which looks like pride. You sometimes seem to think too highly of yourself, and (comparatively) to despise others. I will instance in two or three particulars: 1. You appear ...

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