Resolved, that I
will do whatsoever I think to be most to God’s glory, and my own good, profit
and pleasure, in the whole of my duration, without any consideration of the
time, whether now, or never so many myriad’s of ages hence. Resolved to do
whatever I think to be my duty and most for the good and advantage of mankind
in general. Resolved to do this, whatever difficulties I meet with, how many
and how great soever.
Resolved, to be
continually endeavoring to find out some new invention and contrivance to
promote the aforementioned things.
ever I shall fall and grow dull, so as to neglect to keep any part of these
Resolutions, to repent of all I can remember, when I come to myself again.
to do any manner of thing, whether in soul or body, less or more, but what
tends to the glory of God; nor be, nor suffer it, if I can avoid it.
to lose one moment of time; but improve it the most profitable way I possibly
live with all my might, while I do live.
to do anything, which I should be afraid to do, if it were the last hour of my
Darren Carlson is the Founder and President of Training Leaders International. As President, Darren oversees the general direction of the ministry and serves as an advocate for pastors with little access to formal training and thoughtful cross-cultural theological engagement. You can connect with him on Facebook and Twitter.