Wesleyanism

“The Horrible Decree” by Charles Wesley

, posted by drwayman

Charles Wesley wrote approximately 9000 hymns and “holy” poems.  Even though many of his polemics are in his songs, many Calvinists (and Arminians) sing Wesley’s hymns.  One of Wesley’s strongest anti-calvinist hymns is “The Horrible…

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Don Thorsen, “Why Wesley, and Not Calvin”

, posted by AndrewH

Click on the link to read, Don Thorsen, “Why Wesley, and Not Calvin”, from Catalyst Resources.  Don Thorsen is the author of Calvin vs. Wesley: Bringing Belief in Line with Practice (Abingdon, 2013).

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What Does it Mean to Be Wesleyan?

, posted by drwayman

When Jesus was asked what was God’s most important requirement of us, He said that it was to love God with one’s whole being. He added that loving other people in the same way as…

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Uncle Buddy: Calvinism Is a Tee-Total Failure

, posted by drwayman

“Uncle Buddy” Robinson was a popular evangelist in the early Church of the Nazarene. He claimed to have preached 32,176 sermons and won 200,000 converts. His preaching style was known for it’s simplicity, yet is…

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Cur Deus Homo

, posted by drwayman

“God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell in him, and through him to reconcile to himself all things” (Colossians 1:19-20, NIV). “Cur Deus homo?” was the great question that challenged the Church for centuries. “Why…

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Worship and Holiness

, posted by drwayman

“Yet a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in the Spirit and in truth, for they are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks. God is spirit, and his worshipers…

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Church of the Nazarene: A New Manual Reflects New Changes

, posted by drwayman

The 2017-2021 Manual of the Church of the Nazarene became effective 1 December 2017, marking the first time an electronic version of the Manual was considered the official version. A traditional, printed version is on track for publication by May as…

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Prevenient Grace: An Online Discussion in Our Outreach Group

, posted by drwayman

In our Facebook Outreach Group, The Society of Evangelical Arminians offers a forum for people to learn about the beliefs of Arminianism and SEA in particular.  You can find that page here:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/81731686472/ Recently we…

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Remonstrance Episode 26: Reformation 500 (Part 2)

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If you cannot see the player above follow this link: Remonstrance Episode 26 This month is the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation! It has been 500 years since Luther posted the 95 Theses which…

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Remonstrance Episode 25: Reformation 500 (Part 1)

, posted by Remonstrance

If you cannot see the player above follow this link: Remonstrance Episode 25 This month is the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation! It has been 500 years since Luther posted the 95 Theses which…

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John Wesley: 12 Rules for Leaders

, posted by drwayman

Wesley enlisted helpers for the Methodist movement.  These were lay preachers who helped the movement grow.  Here are his “Rules of an Assistant” that were to be followed by these lay preachers.  What would happen…

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John Wesley and Eastern Orthodoxy

, posted by drwayman

John Wesley lived and died an Anglican priest.  Being the founder of Wesleyanism, not only did he incorporate much of Arminius’ thoughts into Wesleyanism, he also incorporated a fair amount of Eastern Orthodoxy. Note these…

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