Beloved, follow not that which is evil, but that which is good.@3 John 11
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John B. Dykes (1823–1876)

Charles Wesley, Short Hymns on Select Passages of Holy Scripture (Bristol, England: E. Farley, 1762), Volume II, number 813.

Olivet (Dykes) John B. Dykes, 1870 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Charles Wesley (1707–1788)

The caution is not vain:
We may unfaithful prove,
And turn from God to sin again,
And fall from pardoning love;
Yet will we boldly press
T’ward our high calling’s prize,
And follow after holiness,
And to perfection rise.

Perfection is the good
Which wrestling saints receive,
Worthy of all to be pursued
Who in our Lord believe:
Perfection is the goal
Which terminates our race;
And comes to that, the spotless soul
Expires in his embrace.