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John Wesley grew up in a poor pastors house... so he didn’t expect any different... but because of his writings... he became one of the richest men in England. He knew that as people were coming to Jesus that they would stop wasting their money at bars… gambling… with drugs… with prostitutes... and put into habit the teachings of the Bible... and start to become... rich... He lived by three simple rules... and taught them to do the same... because money can take you away from Jesus.

Gain all the money you can... it’s dangerous... it can take your soul... but Christians with money can feed, clothe and love more people than anyone else.

Save all the money you can... spend it just on what you need... the more luxuries you buy... the more you think you need luxuries... and that’s a slope you’ll never free yourself from.

Give all the money you can... to keep you from being slaves to it... to change the world through it...

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