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" 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. "
Roll of a Tennis Ball Through the Moral World: In a Series of Contemplations ... - Page 184
by John Stewart - 1812 - 500 pages
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Memoir of mrs. Benjamin Agar, with extr. from her diary and correspondence

Luke Holt Wiseman - 1872
...which induced him to attend again. The result was that his prejudices vanished ; he became awakened to a desire to flee from the wrath to come and to be saved from his sins ; and he sought admission among the people whom from his innermost heart he had detested and...
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Living Way: Devoted to the Advancement of Christian Charity and Truth, Volume 3

1872
...of the practice of Mr. "Wesley, of receiving members into his societies upon one only condition : " a desire to flee from the wrath to come, and to be saved from their sins." It is kindly polemic throughout, but the very perfection of fairness and collusiveness....
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Class meetings in relation to the design and success of Methodism

Samuel Woolcock Christophers - 1873
...Lord's Table is substantially the same as the condition of membership in the Methodist Society ; " a desire to flee from the wrath to come, and to be saved from their sins." The bare profession of such a desire is not enough in either case. The profession must...
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The illustrated history of Methodism, Volume 1

Abel Stevens - 1873
...regularly. But one condition is previously required of such as wish admission to the classes — " a desire to flee from the wrath to come, and to be saved from their sins ;" but this desire is to be shown, first, by doing no harm ; by avoiding evil of every kind,...
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The ecclesiastical principles and polity of the Wesleyan Methodists

William Peirce - 1873 - 812 pages
...the class of which he is for the time being a member, any persons not already members of society, who desire to flee from the wrath to come, and to be saved from their sins, particularly those who need his special oversight. " Rule VII. — Every lay agent shall...
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The Bible echo, ed. by W. Kellaway, Volume 1

W Kellaway - 1874
...; John v. 24 ; xx. 31 ; 1 John v. 11.) What is the condition of membership ? The " rules " state, " a desire to flee from the wrath to come, and to be saved from their sins." The believer in Christ is not desirous of fleeing; he has fled. (Heb. vii. 8; 1 Thess....
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Society Meetings in Wesleyan Methodism

Joseph Portrey - Methodist class meetings - 1874 - 182 pages
...is one only condition previously required of those who desire admission into these Societies, viz., a desire to flee from the wrath to come, and to be saved from their sins." This is the condition of admission. Then follow the conditions of continuance, which,...
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Congregationalism: What it Is, Whence it Is, how it Works, why it is Better ...

Henry Martyn Dexter - Congregationalism - 1874 - 402 pages
...Prayer Book ; Rubric for Confirmation. 3 The Uethodut requisite for Church -membership is simply •• a desire to flee from the wrath to come, and to be saved from their sins,'* — such persons are received, as above. See lionie, Part I., ('/,-<,.. II., Sect. 2....
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The City-road Magazine, for ..., Volume 4

Methodist Church - 1874
...instruction, Martha was brought into deep distress on account of her guilt and peril. Most earnestly did she desire to " flee from the wrath to come," and to be saved from her sins. The child, notwithstanding all she had heard concerning the willingness of God to receive...
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The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge, Volume 11

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1875
...by all branches of the Methodist church. The sole condition of membership in these societies was " a desire to flee from the wrath to come and to be saved from sin." But this desire will be shown by its fruits, leading the man to avoid evil and to do good. Hence these...
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