John Wesley

Cleric. Theologian. Author

June 28, 1703 - March 2, 1791

June 28, 1703 - March 2, 1791

Cleric. Theologian. Author


42 Greatest Quotes By John Wesley

Humility and patience are the surest proofs of the increase of love. John Wesley
Let me do all the good I can, to all the people I can, as often as I can, for I shall not pass this way again. John Wesley
Whosoever will reign with Christ in heaven, must have Christ reigning in him on earth. John Wesley
I went to America to convert the Indians, but, oh, who shall convert me? Who, what, is he that will deliver me from this evil heart of unbelief? John Wesley
By justification we are saved from the guilt of sin…by sanctification we are saved from the power and root of sin. John Wesley
Anything that cools my love for Christ is the world. John Wesley
Having, First, gained all you can, and, Secondly saved all you can, Then give all you can. John Wesley
I have so much to do that I spend several hours in prayer before I am able to do it. John Wesley
What one generation tolerates, the next generation will embrace. John Wesley
Not, how much of my money will I give to God, but, how much of God’s money will I keep for myself? John Wesley
O never give me over to my own heart's desires, nor let me follow my own imaginations! John Wesley
Bring me a worm that can comprehend a man, and then I will show you a man that can comprehend the Triune God. John Wesley
Reading Christians are growing Christians. When Christians cease to read, they cease to grow. John Wesley
Let your words be the genuine picture of your heart. John Wesley
In all cases, the Church is to be judged by the Scripture, not the Scripture by the Church. John Wesley
Before I can preach love, mercy, and grace, I must preach sin, Law, and judgment. Preach 90% Law and 10% grace. John Wesley
Do no harm. Do good. Stay in love with God. John Wesley
I want to know one thing: The way to Heaven. How to land safe on that happy shore. John Wesley
God does nothing except in response to believing prayer. John Wesley
I learned more about Christianity from my mother than from all the theologians in England. John Wesley
Nothing short of God can satisfy your soul. John Wesley
As long as you feel your own weakness and helplessness, you will find help from above. John Wesley
People who wish to be offended will always find some occasion for taking offense. John Wesley
Catch on fire and people will come for miles to see you burn. John Wesley
The first priority of my life is to be holy, and the second goal of my life is to be a scholar. John Wesley
I look upon the whole world as my parish. John Wesley
The church changes the world not by making converts but by making disciples. John Wesley
Singing is as much the language of holy joy as praying is of holy desire. John Wesley
For as long as love takes up the whole heart, what room is there for sin therein? John Wesley
I judge all things only by the price they shall gain in eternity. John Wesley
Proceed with much prayer, and your way will be made plain. 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
If we cannot think alike, at least we may love alike; and can anything but love beget love? John Wesley
One of the greatest evidences of God's love to those that love him is, to send them afflictions, with grace to bear them. John Wesley
I have not that joy in the Holy Ghost, no settled, lasting joy; nor have I such a peace as excludes the possibility either of fear or doubt. John Wesley
I the chief of sinners am, but Jesus died for me. John Wesley
The best thing of all is God is with us. John Wesley
I want the whole Christ for my Savior, the whole Bible for my book, the whole Church for my fellowship, and the whole world for my mission field. John Wesley
I build on Christ, the rock of ages; on his sure mercies described in his word, and on his promises, all which I know are yea and amen. John Wesley
We should be rigorous in judging ourselves and gracious in judging others. John Wesley