The Life of John Wesley

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The Macmillan company, 1906 - 301 pages
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Page 57 - In the evening I went very unwillingly to a society in Aldersgate Street, where one was reading Luther's preface to the Epistle to the Romans. About a quarter before nine, while he was describing the change which God works in the heart through faith in Christ, I felt my heart strangely warmed. I felt I did trust in Christ, Christ alone, for salvation; and an assurance was given me that He had taken away MY sins, even MINE, and saved ME from the law of sin and death.
Page 263 - I'LL praise my Maker with my breath ; And when my voice is lost in death, Praise shall employ my nobler powers : My days of praise shall ne'er be past, While life, and thought, and being last, Or immortality endures.
Page 204 - And, in fact, every believer, till he comes to glory, works for as well as from life. " 3. We have received it as a maxim that 'a man is to do nothing in order to justification.
Page 70 - And recovering of sight to the blind, To set at liberty them that are bruised, To proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord.
Page 258 - One army of the living God, To his command we bow ; Part of the host have crossed the flood, And part are crossing now.
Page 135 - Away went all the hinges at once, and the door fell back into the room. I stepped forward at once into the midst of them, and said, 'Here I am. Which of you has anything to say to me ? To which of you have I done any wrong? To you? Or you? Or you?
Page 170 - John Wesley's conversation is good, but he is never at leisure. He is always obliged to go at a certain hour. This is very disagreeable to a man who loves to fold his legs and have out his talk, as I do.
Page 285 - My name is Norval: on the Grampian hills My father feeds his flocks; a frugal swain, Whose constant cares were to increase his store, And keep his only son, myself, at home.
Page 52 - I show my faith by my works,' by staking my all upon it. I would do so again and again a thousand times, if the choice were still to make. "Whoever sees me, sees I would be a Christian. Therefore 'are my ways not like other men's ways.
Page 141 - If ye were of the world, the world would love its own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you.

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