In John Reynolds’ “Anecdotes of the Rev. John Wesley” (1828) he tells the story of Wesley’s student days at Lincoln College in Oxford. A Porter knocked on Wesley’s door one evening and asked to speak with him. It was a cold winter night and after some conversation Wesley noted the man’s thin coat. Wesley suggested that he better get a heavier coat. The porter replied, “This coat… is the only coat I have in the world and I thank God for it.” Wesley asked the man if he had eaten and the porter replied: “I have had nothing today but a draught of spring water… and I thank God for it.” Wesley began to grow uneasy in…
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