John Wesley 's Sermons And The Theologies That He Holds

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Responsible Grace was a book that was designed to speak about John Wesley’s sermons and the theologies that he holds. “Wesley’s convictions about revelation appear to be more in line with early Greek perspectives than with later Western theology. They usually assumed that there was a continuing (weakened) influence of the grace of creation even after the Fall” (pg. 28-29). In our group discussion, we talked about this book emphasizing John Wesley’s practical theology and how it applies to life. John Wesley is not a spectating theologian, which brings some ease to reading his work. The practical task of his theology doesn’t make his works scientific of aspects like time or other logistics that theologians speak of. A refreshing insight…show more content…
33-34). To me this was refreshing and stood out to me amongst other quotes. I personally know so many people that would be considered unevangelized and this quote means that they are given the opportunity to not to be judged strictly on what they may or may not have encountered in Christianity, but what they have witnessed in their lives due to the Holy Spirit and the life of people surrounding them. This quote shows that God is a very gracious God and that he is not concerned about the legality of sin but the relationship he has between Him and us. All people whether unevangelized or evangelized have to battle with allowing God’s will to replace their own. Society has taught us to be selfish in keeping our own will, but our relationship with God teaches us to let God mange our lives and to submit to Him. John Wesley believed that the Holy Spirit was imperative in our Christian walk. He believed that whether you were a devout Christian or someone who is first grasping spirituality that the Holy Spirit works in everyone. Another quote that I wanted to mention of John Wesley is, “Another dimension of God’s infinitude is omniscience. As we have noted, Wesley assumed a very strong conception of this attribute, including the necessity of God knowing all future contingent events. He specifically rejected the

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