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WENTY Charges against the Methodists answered by the

Word of God, for their Encouragement, and Conviction of their Enemies.

ALSO, A Short Dialogue between a Member of the Church of England,

and a Soul under Conviction of Sin. By the fame Author. To which is added, A Gospel Catechism for Young Christians. Price id. N. B. The Booksellers in Great-Britain may be supplied with

any Number of The Christian's Pocket Companion, or the above Pamphlets, by applying to the Author at Pembroke; or to Mr. Edmonds, at the Coventry Cross, Holborn, London. 'HE Candid Reader is requested to correct the following Errors, occafioned by the Author's Distance from the Press, viz. Page 43. !. 1. for which (Faith) - read which (Knowledge).

44. 1. 4. ift Col. Poetry, for Calfary - read Calvary. 70. l. 5. for every read a very. 168. 1. 1. for paptized - read baptized.

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HE following Tract is designed for four Sorts of People :

I would recommend the Text, Reflections, and Verses for Fuly 16, and the Reft to the fame Purpose. 2d, Such as the Prodigal Son, who are just come to themselves, who are under Convictions for Sin, let me entreat them seriously to peruse March 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, and many others of the like Sort, for their Comfort. 3d, Those, who believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, who have found Redemption in his Blood, even the Forgiveness of all their Sins, let them see the Blessings they are intitled to in June 11, 13, 26, 27, &c. 4th, Those who desire to be sanctified throughout Body, Soul, and Spirit, Here they will find how they, ought to live, to watch, and to pray, that they may finish their Course with Joy, and glorify God here, in their Bodies and Spirits, which are his : To this End let them frequently be meditating on March 31, April 6, June 9, July 2, 3, 6, 7, &c. May the Lord accompany it with his Blessing to every Soul into whole Hands this may come! Amen.


ERHAPS few Books, lately published, have been more

useful, to serious and pious Readers, than that intitled, The Golden Treasury. It will be easily observ'd, that This is wrote on the same Plan: Containing a short Exercise of Devotion, for every Day in the Year. The chief Difference between the one and the other, I apprehend, is this: The Reflections here are abundantly deeper: They not only contain the first Principles of Re

ligion, ligion, Repentance towards God, and Faith in CHRIST, the Doctrine of Justification, and the New Birth, but likewise the whole Work of God in the Soul of Man, till being rooted and grounded in Love, be is able to comprebend with all Saints, what is the Breadth, and Length, and Depth, and Height: And to know the Love of Chrif wbich palleth Knowledge, and to be filled with all the Fulness of GOD.

Pembroke, July 30, 1764.

John Wesley.

AND when eight Days were accomplished for the circumcising of

the Child, his Náme was called Yesus, which was to naned of the Angel, before he was conceived in the Womb, Like ii. 21.

Give me, Lord, the Grace, which thou haft hereby merited for me, to circumcise the Pride and impurity of my Heart, and whatever remains in me of Adam's Corruption. By this first Effusion of his Blood, he exercises the Office of a Saviour, at the fame Time that he takes the Name. How adorable are these first. Fruits of his Pains ! Let this holy Name be ever my Refuge and Confidence, my Strength and Support, my Peace and Confolation: And let it be truly to me a Name of Salvation. Exert upon my Heart, O Jesus! the Right end sovereign Power which it gives thee to save me. Salvation from our Sins we found, JESUS from (not in our Sins,

Thro' Jesus' Grace forgiven; Doth ftill his People save: And Jesus' Grace doth more abound, Him our Advocate and Prince,

And makes us meet for Heaven: Our Priest and King we have : The hallowing Virtue of his Name Strength in him with Righteousness,

Our spotless Souls shall prové, With Pardon Purity we gain : And, to the utmoft fav’d, proclaim Priests his praying Spirit pofless,

Our Lord's Almighty Love.. And Kings for ever reign.

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