32 Total Quotes

John Wesley Quotes

John Wesley
Once in seven years I burn all my sermons; for it is a shame if I cannot write better sermons now than I did seven years ago.
John Wesley
#Writers And Writing #Sermons

John Wesley
Sometimes it feels like it's Vaudeville up there on the bench, ... The robe is a costume. I'm on an elevated seat. It could be looked at as staging.
John Wesley
#Bench

John Wesley
Justifying faith implies, not only a divine evidence or conviction that ''God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto Himself',' but a sure trust and confidence that Christ died for my sins, that He loved me and gave Himself for me.
John Wesley
#Conviction

John Wesley
When you set yourself on fire, people love to come and see you burn.
John Wesley
#Fire

John Wesley
Catch on fire with enthusiasm and people will come for miles to watch you burn.
John Wesley
#Enthusiasm

John Wesley
Though I am always in haste, I am never in a hurry
John Wesley
#Haste

John Wesley
Make all you can, save all you can, give all you can
John Wesley
#Money

John Wesley
I'd had the quintessential liberal arts experience, and I came out of college not having a clue of what to do,
John Wesley
#College

John Wesley
When I was young I was sure of everything; in a few years, having been mistaken a thousand times, I was not half so sure of most things as I was before; at present, I am hardly sure of anything but what God has revealed to me
John Wesley
#God

John Wesley
I desired as many as could to join together in fasting and prayer, that God would restore the spirit of love and of a sound mind to the poor deluded rebels in America
John Wesley
#God

John Wesley
I am not afraid that the people called Methodists should ever cease to exist either in Europe or America. But I am afraid lest they should only exist as a dead sect, having the form of religion without the power. And this undoubtedly will be the case unless they hold fast both the doctrine, spirit, and discipline with which they first set out.
John Wesley
#America

John Wesley
Passion and prejudice govern the world; only under the name of reason
John Wesley
#Passion

John Wesley
Every one, though born of God in an instant, yet undoubtedly grows by slow degrees
John Wesley
#God

John Wesley
The Bible knows nothing of solitary religion.
John Wesley
#Churches

John Wesley
My ground is the Bible. Yea, I am a Bible-bigot. I follow it in all things, both great and small.
John Wesley
#Bible #The bible

John Wesley
The best of it is, God is with us.
John Wesley
#Famous Last Words

John Wesley
You may be as orthodox as the devil and as wicked
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#Devil

John Wesley
The longer I live, the larger allowances I make for human infirmities
John Wesley
#Speech

John Wesley
As to matters of dress, I would recommend one never to be first in the fashion nor the last out of it
John Wesley
#Fashion

John Wesley
It sounds like they can break their own rules when they're investigating crimes. Too bad our clients can't bend the rules.
John Wesley
#Rules

John Wesley
The product manager is rules-driven and lets you build the parameters of your contract through user configuration, rather than computer programming.
John Wesley
#Rules

John Wesley
Beware you be not swallowed up in books! An ounce of love is worth a pound of knowledge
John Wesley
#Love

John Wesley
Passion and prejudice govern the world; only under the name of reason
John Wesley
#Passion

John Wesley
Immediately it stuck into my mind, "Leave off preaching. How can you preach to others, who have not faith yourself?" I asked Boehler, whether he thought I should leave it off or not. He answered "By no means." I asked, "But what can I preach?" He said, "Preach faith till you have it; and then, because you have it, you will preach faith.
John Wesley
#Faith

John Wesley
Beware you be not swallowed up in books! An ounce of love is worth a pound of knowledge.
John Wesley
#Books And Reading

John Wesley
Justifying faith implies, not only a divine evidence or conviction that ''God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto Himself,'' but a sure trust and confidence that Christ died for my sins, that He loved me and gave Himself for me.
John Wesley
#Faith

John Wesley
Though I am always in haste, I am never in a hurry.
John Wesley
#Haste

John Wesley
Do all the good you can. By all the means you can. In all the ways you can. In all the places you can. At all the times you can. To all the people you can. As long as ever you can.
John Wesley
#Kindness