Where there is no vision the people perish... Proverbs 29:18
Wesley taught about Methodism: "We aver, it is the one, old religion: as old as the Reformation, as old as Christianity, as old as Moses, as old as Adam." January 5, 1761
Moses would have been the first person to practice the method laid down in the Bible as he wrote the first 5 books.
A Methodist, one that lives according to the method laid down in the Bible.
John Wesley 1753 English Dictionary
"The Class-Meeting as a Means of Grace"
Rev Wilson T Hogue, Ph.d. 1907
partial list of readings to become a class leader;
The Class leader, Atkinson
The Drill-Master of Methodism, Goodell
The Class Meeting, Fitzgerald
Memoir of Carvosso
Christian Perfection, Wesley
Perfect Love , Wood
History of Methodism, Stevens
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"...Freely ye have received freely give."
Jesus Christ, Matt 10:8 KJV
There are millions of persons around the world who identify as Methodist and participate in numerous denominations.
This website presents a few basic concepts articulated by the Founder of the Methodist societies, John Wesley in the 1700's in England. The small group programs that are recommended are offered in numerous Methodist churches worldwide and attendance should be free of charge.
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The Sermons of John Wesley
A Collection for the Christian Journey
Collins & Vickers 2013
Lists Wesley's sermons in the flow of
Prevenient Grace to Glorifying Grace
To better understand
the Methodist Societies please read;
"The Works of John Wesley" on Societies and class meetings
"Diary of an Oxford Methodist Benjamin Ingham, 1733-1734"
Edited by Richard Heitzenrater
"The Early Methodist Class Meeting"
David Lowes Watson 1985
"John Wesley's Class Meeting"
D. Michael Henderson 1997