The Wesleys Were a “S.W.I.M.”ming Family

March 26, 2009 at 12:36 pm | Posted in Quotes | 1 Comment
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You are now fairly launched. Hold up your head and swim like a man.

Samuel Wesley, to his son, Charles, upon Charles’s graduation

Jesus Christ, approaching what this world calls His “teen years,” was not interested in vain amusements, dabbling in youthful sin, or filthy entertainment. They did not have Guitar Hero for XBox in His day, but if they had, you can believe He wouldn’t have played it in the synagogue. Our Lord’s affections were set on sitting in the house of God, among the elders of the church, listening to the Word of His Father.

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