Tag Archives: John Wesley

Love the Debate

  The talking heads keep chattering on about Monday’s Presidential debate. I’d like to bring a bit of John Wesley’s wisdom to the discussion:   “An ounce of love is worth a pound of knowledge.”   What this campaign needs … Continue reading

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It’s a Wedding (Friday)

John Wesley, founder of Methodism, valued “works of mercy”– the social ministry of a believer — not as a means to get to heaven, but as a reflection of Christ. Wesley’s acts of mercy included:   Doing good Visiting the sick … Continue reading

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A God-Shaped Home (Wednesday)

  A God-shaped home nurtures holiness:     “. . . your children; immortal spirits whom God hath, for a time, entrusted to your care, that you may train them up in all holiness, and fit them for the enjoyment … Continue reading

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Cornerstone (Thursday)

  John Wesley (along with his brother Charles) is associated with the Holiness Movement and Methodism. John left a trail of sermons and journals, all focused on the living, loving God.    His take on our cornerstone:     “This wise man ‘builds his house upon … Continue reading

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Sovereign Debt (Friday)

John Wesley (1703-1791) was a man of many talents: He preached and wrote, his words concise and inspiring. He was a logical thinker and an efficient organizer (there’s a reason we call them Method-ists). He commented on reaping one’s field:   … Continue reading

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