Looking for the truth: a biblical mean by John Ryland

A great nugget of wisdom from the younger John Ryland (1753–1825): “It w[ould] be well if all Christians w[ould] labor earnestly after the investigation of truth, without being unduly influenced either by their attachment to old ideas and phrases on the one hand, or by the affectation of novelty on the other…”[1]

[1] Letter to Samuel Hopkins, February 21, 1803 (Personal possession of Craig Fries, Amsterdam, New York).