The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 1
Conference of 1744
Conference of 1744.
"Q. What can be done in order to a closer union of our Helpers with each other?
"A. 1. Let them be deeply convinced of the want there is of it.
"2. Let them pray for an earnest desire of union.
"3. Let them speak freely to each other.
"4. When they meet, let them never part without prayer.
"5. Let them beware how they despise each other's gifts.
"6. Let them never speak slightingly of each other in any kind.
"7. Let them defend one another's character, in everything, to the utmost of their power. And,
"8. Let them labour in honour each to prefer the other before himself."*
* Minutes, vol. i., p. 19.