When is something right or wrong to do?

Susanna and her young son, John, were talking about rights and wrongs one day.  The mother explained to her son–who would one day become the well-known and history-changing follower of Jesus, John Wesley–that if he wanted to be able to discern between the rightness or wrongness of a pleasure or a difficult choice, then he should apply this simple rule: “Whatever weakens your reason, impairs the tenderness of your conscience, obscures your sense of God, or [allows you to pry yourself away from] the relish of spiritual things–that, to you, is sin.”

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