True Wesleyan

The True Wesleyan – 1852

The True Wesleyan – 1852

[Back] Earnestness In Religion My Christian reader, are you, as a new creature in earnest? Does the new life breathe within you? Are its earnest pulsations there? “Is it your being’s only end and aim, to add new glories to your Maker’s name?”...
The True Wesleyan – 1851

The True Wesleyan – 1851

Married Life Deceive not one another in small things nor in great. One little lie has before now, disturbed a whole married life. A small cause has often great consequences. Fold not the arms together and sit idle. “Laziness is the devil’s cushion.”...
The True Wesleyan – 1850

The True Wesleyan – 1850

[Back] Labor According To Thy Ability The wise Gamaliel was once instructing his disciples in the different duties, to the discharge of which every man is bound. But the youngest of them had not yet attained such height as to feel that virtue was in itself so lovely,...
The True Wesleyan – 1849

The True Wesleyan – 1849

[Back] The Time To Die “Thou hast all seasons for thine own, O Death.” Sooner or later, there will come an hour to every man, when he must bid adieu to the light of heaven, and all his connections upon the earth. We presume there are few who do not at...
The True Wesleyan – 1848

The True Wesleyan – 1848

[Back] Fairfield and Ripley Ct., Alleg. Conf. May 1, 1848 Brother Lee:–Will you grant us a small place in your columns, to say to your readers that the Lord is visiting us in this corner of his vineyard, for which we have reason to be grateful. We have laid down...
The True Wesleyan – 1847

The True Wesleyan – 1847

[Back] Southfield, Staten Island, Dec. 31, 1846 Slavery-Cruelty-Abolition Dear Brother Lee:–Thinking that the best employment in which my hands could be engaged at the close of another year, would be writing of the slave and in his favor, I took my pen and went...
The True Wesleyan – 1846

The True Wesleyan – 1846

[Back] Chargrin Falls, March 18th, 1846 Signs Of The Times Dear Brother Lee — If it will not be an intrusion, I would like to say a few things through the columns of your paper, in reference to our prospects. While perusing, in the True Wesleyan, the revival...
The True Wesleyan – 1845

The True Wesleyan – 1845

[Back] An Advocate For Slavery Rev. John B Goodnough of Watertown, N. Y., has sent us a long article, in which he unblushingly advocates the moral right of Negro Slavery. He commences by saying that he is sixty-two years old. We would ever respect gray hairs, and...
The True Wesleyan – 1844

The True Wesleyan – 1844

[Back] New Birmingham, February 24, 1844 Secession Dear Brother Scott,–I love your paper because it speaks, in language that can be understood, against the sins of the church. Notwithstanding the increase and prosperity of the church is considered by many as...
The True Wesleyan – 1843

The True Wesleyan – 1843

[BACK] Seneca Falls, N. Y. Jan 3, 1843 Dear Br. Scott,–It was with unfeigned pleasure I read the True Wesleyan. I rejoice that there are some still left among the Methodist clergy, who are willing to make sacrifices in behalf of the truth and the slave. There...
The True Wesleyan

The True Wesleyan

Created by Orange Scott, The True Wesleyan’s primary focus centered on the anti-slavery movement. It was an weekly publication that has evolved over the years. Shortly after the Wesleyan Methodist Church began in 1843, the paper became the church’s...