Whatever weakens your reason, impairs the tenderness of your conscience, obscures your sense of God, or takes off your relish of spiritual things; in short, whatever increases the strength and authority of your body over your mind; that thing is sin to you, however innocent it may be in itself.

— Susanna Wesley

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The child that never learns to obey his parents in the home will not obey God or man out of the home.

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Help me, Lord, to remember that religion is not to be confined to the church.

.. nor exercised only in prayer and meditation, but that every where I am in Thy Presence

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There are two things to do about the gospel. Believe it and behave it.

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I will tell you what rule I observed when I was young, and too much addicted to childish diversions-never to spend more time in mere recreation in one day than I spent in private religious devotions.

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He is so infinitely blessed, that every perception of His blissful presence imparts a gladness to the heart. Every degree of approach to Him is, in the same proportion, a degree of happiness.

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I am content to fill a little space if God be glorified.

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When I had forgotten God, yet I then found He had not forgotten me.

Even then He did by His Spirit apply the merits of the great atonement to my soul, by telling me that Christ died for me.

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