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John Wesley

A remarkable letter from the founder of Methodism
This is an example of how the study of ones letters allows us to probe deeply into the thoughts and ideas of the world's great personalities:

".....two must go to Quarrel; & I declare to you I will not be the one......"

".....O beware of bigotry! Of an undue attachment to opinions or phrases!...."

".....Christ is heightening, justifying, sanctifying weighing the believing Lord....."

".....we tasted each others spirits & after took sweet counsel together....."

".....I think and let think....."

".....everyone has the right to think for himself & (in some sense) to speak for himself, I mean, to use any mode of expression which appears to him most agreeable to Scripture....."

Evidently at one time this letter was almost lost by fire (natural or otherwise?!)