CONSECRATED TO GOD FROM YOUTH
“Los más grandes hombres de la iglesia cristiana fueron vidas consagradas a Dios desde su juventud.
-Juan Wesley era un estudiante en Oxford cuando fundó el Club Santo.
-Martin Lutero tenía 27 años cuando abrazo el pasaje y fue inspirado en todo su ministerio por el texto “El justo por la fe vivirá”.
-Juan Calvino, a los 24 años ya estaba proclamando su mensaje en Ginebra.
-Jorge Whitefield tenía 21 años cuando conmovió como evangelista a Inglaterra.
-Jeremías Taylor, a los 18 años dejaba a los hombres boquiabiertos en la catedral de San Pablo cuando predicaba.
-Dwight L. Moody, a los 20 años era un poderoso evangelista que conmovió a los Estados Unidos.
-Hudson Taylor empezó a los 21 años la obra misionera de toda una vida en China...
Estos jóvenes y muchos otros, palpitando desde su juventud con el deseo de hacer que sus vidas contaran para Dios se dedicaron con devoción fervorosa a Él.” Samuel Vila, Enciclopedia de Anécdotas e ilustraciones Volumen II, Editorial CLIE, página 677. Edición año1992.
"The greatest men of the church were Christian lives consecrated to God from his youth.
- John Wesley was a student at Oxford when he founded the Holy Club.
- Martin Luther was 27 when he embraced the passage and was inspired throughout his ministry with the text "The just shall live by faith."
- John Calvin, at age 24 was already proclaiming his message in Geneva.
- George Whitefield was 21 when he moved to England as an evangelist.
- Jeremy Taylor, at age 18 left the men gaping at the Cathedral of St. Paul when he preached.
- Dwight L. Moody, at 20 years was a powerful evangelist who moved to the United States.
- Hudson Taylor at age 21 began the missionary work of a lifetime in China ...
These young men and many others, beating from his youth with the desire to make their lives count for God with fervent devotion dedicated to Him.
("Samuel Vila, anecdotes and illustrations Encyclopedia Volume II, Editorial CLIE, page 677. Año1992 Edition.)
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