Methodism and Deism

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Thomas Paine argued that there is happiness in Deism, when one rightly understood it concept. What makes Deism stood out from the rest of world religion, Is that Deist doesn’t need tricks to show miracles to confirm faith. He claimed that Deism brings happiness to it followers; unlike other religious believe systems where they restrain from reasoning and if the reasoning makes sense they will dispute against it. A man or a woman who able to think at all must restrain his/her own reason in order to force themselves into believe the teaching of that religion without questioning. Deist believes that the structure of the universe and everything we witness in the system of the creation of the world are far more convincing than any text or …show more content…
(Wesley, 1747)
Base on the Confession of Faith in The Book of Discipline, in article II "We believe in Jesus Christ, truly God and truly man, in whom the divine and human natures are perfectly and inseparably united. He is the eternal Word made flesh, the only begotten Son of the Father, born of the Virgin Mary by the power of the Holy Spirit. As ministering servant he lived, suffered and died on the cross. He was buried, rose from the dead and ascended into heaven to be with the Father, from whence he shall return. He is eternal Savior and Mediator, who intercedes for us, and by him all persons are to be judged.” Methodist Church denomination is closer to the Anglican Church and the Church of England. Methodist doctrine states that Jesus was the Son of God, the child of the Virgin Mary and the Holy Spirit, truly God and truly Man, who appear to be our salvation descended down to Earth from heaven. The Evangelical Methodists believe that if one has sinned but confessed and repented their sin will be forgiven. Forgiveness is the most critical part of modern Christians teaching, they also believe that with grace from God will allow them to get to heaven, not by electing process but by observing good deeds. Evangelical Methodist are very strict of their religious practice, if a person ever committed