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March 2006

March 31, 2006

One of the places that Wesley stands with classic catholic Christianity against Protestants, especially, Luther, is in Wesley’s positive embracement of the …

March 30, 2006

Wesley’s Fourth Discourse on the Sermon on the Mount surprises. On and on, Wesley speaks about the inwardness of “true religion” — …

Acts 12:1:-11 After the Peace

Acts 12 begins a new section in the story of the church. Whereas expansion had occurred after God had given relief from …

March 29, 2006

Wesley’s Third Discourse on the Sermon on the Mount continues his spiritual guidance for the Christian life. Deeply anchored in the early …

March 28, 2006

Todays Wesley quote continues through the beatitudes — the meek,those that hunger and thirst for righteousness, the merciful. Here is practical wisdom …

March 26, 2006

John Wesley wrote an important sermon called “Original Sin.” The Christian understanding of original sin — not really even on the map …

March 27, 2006

At the center of Wesley’s Standard Sermons are a series of sermons on the Sermon on the Mount. Wesley here picks up …

March 25,2006

I want to share a section from Wesley’s sermon “The New Birth” this morning. It uses much of the same language that …

March 24, 2006

Wesley taught us well that the Christian life is more than mere forgiveness — that life in Christ is a new life. …

March 23, 2006

I finally found again volume I of Wesley’s Standard Sermons — it was in the trunk of the 2000 Chevy Prism that …