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Bookmark Wesley General Rules & Covenant Prayer

This bookmark provides a daily reminder of the General Rules which have guided Methodists for more than 200 years. The reverse side includes a covenant prayer in the tradition of John Wesley.

Wesley General Rules Bookmarks are available in packages of 25 or 100 cards.

The full text of the bookmark reads:

Side 1
Three General Rules of Methodists
These three simple rules for living the Christian life have guided Methodist Christians for nearly 300 years. The full text from 1784 can be found on line at
          1. Avoid evil of every kind
          2. Do good of every kind
          3. Practice the spiritual disciplines
Among the spiritual disciplines are: public worship, Scripture reading, Holy Communion, prayer, fasting and participating in small groups.

Side 2
A Covenant Prayer in the Wesleyan Tradition
I am no longer my own, but thine.
Put me to what thou wilt, rank me with whom thou wilt.
Put me to doing, put me to suffering. Let me be employed by thee or laid aside for thee, exalted for thee or brought low for thee.
Let me be full, let me be empty.
Let me have all things, let me have nothing. I freely and heartily yield all things to thy pleasure and disposal. And now, O glorious and blessed God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, thou art mine, and I am thine. So be it. And the covenant which I have made on earth, let it be ratified in heaven. Amen.

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