John Wesley 's Spiritual Journey

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Contents

Introduction………………………………………………………1
John Wesley’s Spiritual Journey………………………………...1
The Formation of the Methodist…………………………………3
The Organization of the Small Groups for Discipleship……….6
(1) Society
(2) Classes
(3) Band
Conclusion…………………………………………………………8
Bibliography……………………………………………………….10

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Introduction
In God’s own wisdom, He calls some individuals to fulfill the ministry of proclaiming the gospel and caring for God’s people in a form that is referred to as the ordained ministry. John Wesley was one of these individuals God called to preach His word. This paper will show how John was an Anglican priest whose quest to regenerate spirituality in England led to formation of the Methodist movement and the denomination after his demise. It will further explain how he spent half a century serving as the main theological and organizational mentor for the movement as well as being an essential leader who led, organized and taught disciples to have a stronger faith in God which took the best he could find from a variety of sources and synthesized it all into a creative theological vision. Wesley was such a phenomenal and unique leader in his organization skills that through his speaking in public squares in the towns of England, individuals who came to hear him would be converted to a deeper faith and was eager to learn how to grow in their faith. From their desires to have a deeper relationship of faith, Wesley was able to start his discipleship of…
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