The Life of Wesley;: And the Rise and Progress of Methodism. In Two Volumes, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1820 - Methodism
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Page 391 - Cast away from you all your transgressions, whereby ye have transgressed ; and make you a new heart and a new spirit : for why will ye die, 0 house of Israel ? For I have no pleasure in the death of him that dieth, saith the Lord God : wherefore turn yourselves, and live ye.
Page 391 - If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, who giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not, and it shall be given him,
Page 517 - Works done before the grace of Christ, and the inspiration of his Spirit, are not pleasant to God, forasmuch as they spring not of faith in Jesus Christ ; neither do they make men meet to receive grace, or, as the...
Page 522 - I fear, wherever riches have increased (exceeding few are the exceptions) the essence of religion, the mind that was in Christ, has decreased in the same proportion. Therefore, I do not see how it is possible, in the nature of things, for any revival of true religion to continue long. For religion must necessarily produce both industry and frugality ; and these cannot but produce riches. But as riches increase, so will pride, anger, and love of the world in all its branches.
Page 390 - The soul that sinneth, it shall die. The son shall not bear the iniquity of the father, neither shall the father bear the iniquity of the son: the righteousness of the righteous shall be upon him, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon him.
Page 15 - The sun shall be no more thy light by day; neither for brightness shall the moon give light unto thee : but the LORD shall be unto thee an everlasting light, and thy God thy glory. Thy sun shall no more go down ; neither shall thy moon withdraw itself: for the LORD shall be thine everlasting light, and the days of thy mourning shall be ended.
Page 263 - Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. And this shall be a sign unto you ; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger.
Page 25 - Immediately my weariness and headache ceased, and my horse's lameness in the same instant. Nor did he halt any more either that day or the next.
Page 374 - Wesley, who has stated the case with equal force and truth, " the sum of all is this; one in twenty (suppose) of mankind, are elected; nineteen in twenty are reprobated! The elect shall be saved, do what they will .- the reprobate shall be damned, do what they can.
Page 213 - Do you desire that, in doing this, we should come as close as possible, that we should cut to the quick, and search your heart to the bottom?

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