If we are ever to be truly free we must come to the realization that the Bible is God’s word, that it is good, pure, true, and holy, and that it has the power to set us free.
I want to know one thing, the way to heaven; how to land safe on that happy shore. God Himself has condescended to teach the way; for this end He came from heaven. He hath written it down in a book. Give me that book! At any price give me the Book of God!
These words from John Wesley seem radical to us modern day Methodists. There was a time when we were called a People of the Book, and our delight in and dedication and devotion to this Book was in large part what made us Methodist. What has happened to us? Throughout history and even today in some parts of the world there have been people who have given their lives to preserve and defend this Book and yet today we are largely ignorant or suspicious of it.
I believe this Book, these Words…
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