An Extract of the Rev. Mr. John Wesley's Journal ...

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G. Whitfield, 1788 - Methodism

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Page 56 - But what saith it ? The word is nigh thee, even in thy mouth, and in thy heart ; that is, the word of faith which we preach...
Page 42 - Come, and let us return unto the Lord: for he hath torn, and he will heal us; he hath smitten, and he will bind us up. After two days will he revive us: in the third day he will raise us up, and we shall live in his sight.
Page 69 - Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things wherewith one may edify another.
Page 119 - W. There was no oath given or taken. Besides if it be enough to accuse, who shall be innocent ? I can appeal to the determination of the great day of judgment, that the large catalogue of matters laid to me, are either things invented, or mistaken. B. Did not you ride with your sword in the time of the committee of safety, and engage with them ? W.
Page 84 - The sons of this world marry and are given in marriage, but they that are accounted worthy to attain to that world and the resurrection from the dead neither marry nor are given in marriage : for neither can they die any more, for they are equal unto the angels, and are sons of God, being sons of the resurrection.
Page 106 - For what is a man profited, if he gain the whole world, and lose or forfeit his own self...
Page 45 - O what shall I do, what shall I do? O for one drop of the blood of Christ !' As he spoke, God set his soul at liberty ; he knew his sins were blotted out : and the rapture he was in seemed too great for human nature to bear. He had come forty miles to hear Mr.
Page 76 - BEhold, what manner of love the Father hath beftowed upon us, that we fhould be " called the fons of God : therefore the world knoweth us not, becaufe it knew him not.
Page 121 - Tulford whether the presentation to Whitchurch was his : whose is it ? He told me it was not his. W. There was none presented to it these sixty years.' Mr. Walton lived there. At his departure the people desired me to preach to them, and when there was a way of settlement appointed, I was by the trustees appointed, and by the triers approved.
Page 65 - ... one another ? Wish all good, all grace, all gifts, all success, yea greater than our own to each other? Expect God will answer our wish; rejoice in every appearance thereof, and praise him for it? Readily believe good of each other, as readily as we once believed evil ? " Speak respectfully, honourably, kindly of each other. Defend each other's character. Speak all the good we can of each other. Recommend one another where we have influence. Each help the other on in his work, and enlarge his...

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