What Every Methodist Should Know

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Publishing house of the M. E. church, South, Lamar & Barton, agents, 1922 - 102 pages

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Page 97 - HOLY Scripture containeth all things necessary to salvation : so that whatsoever is not read therein, nor may be proved thereby, is not to be required of any man, that it should be believed as an Article of the Faith, or be thought requisite or necessary to salvation.
Page 75 - AND it shall come to pass in the last days, That the mountain of the Lord's house shall be established in the top of the mountains, And shall be exalted above the hills; And all nations shall flow unto it. And many people shall go and say, Come ye, and let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, To the house of the God of Jacob ; And he will teach us of his ways, And we will walk in his paths : For out of Zion shall go forth the law, And the word of the Lord from Jerusalem.
Page 68 - For if after they have escaped the pollutions of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, they are again entangled therein, and overcome, the latter end is worse with them than the beginning. For it had been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after they have known it, to turn from the holy commandment delivered unto them.
Page 77 - God; who will render to every man according to his deeds: to them who, by patient continuance in well-doing, seek for glory and honour and immortality, eternal life; but unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath: tribulation and anguish upon every soul of man that doeth evil...
Page 49 - Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give ; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver.
Page 73 - I mean, an inward impression on the soul, whereby the Spirit of God immediately and directly witnesses to my spirit, that I am a child of God ; that Jesus Christ hath loved me, and given himself for me; that all my sins are blotted out, and I, even I, am reconciled to God.
Page 71 - There is only one condition previously required of those who desire admission into these societies, a " desire to flee from the wrath to come, and to be saved from their sins.
Page 61 - God giveth, by giving food to the hungry, by clothing the naked, by visiting or helping them that are sick or in prison; To their souls, by instructing, reproving, or exhorting all we have any intercourse with; trampling under foot that enthusiastic doctrine that "we are not to do good unless our hearts be free to it.
Page 73 - T is a point I long to know, Oft it causes anxious thought, Do I love the Lord or no ? Am I his, or am I not...
Page 63 - Will you be ready with all faithful diligence to banish and drive away all erroneous and strange doctrines contrary to God's word...

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