In this minisode we will be reading through a portion of John Wesley's sermon, "Free Grace." Here he defines "Free Grace" and then presents eight points against the doctrine of absolute, double predestination. At the end of the sermon Wesley explains his own doctrine of decrees.
"Free Grace" (full text and audio versions below)
"John Wesley's Teaching" by Thomas Oden, put this on your Christmas list this year!
This minisode will begin a three podcast series that will examine Wesley's teaching on Predestination. For this episode we will be reading through Wesley's Sermon "On Predestination" which is obviously a good place to start. Contrary to popular opinion Wesley did have a doctrine of Predestination. We will also receive help from Thomas Oden in his book, "John Wesley's Teachings Volume 2: Christ and Salvation" which you absolutely MUST buy.
"On Predestination" by John Wesley
"John Wesley's Teachings" by Thomas Oden (BUY IT!!!)
In this episode we will be reading through and discussing some important points that Dr. Joseph Dongell brings up in his article titled, "Ten Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Arminianism." Dr. Dongell writes a lot of insightful things regarding Arminianism and the history of Arminian theology and we are excited to talk about it. Be sure to check out the full article below so Dr. Dongell's wish could come true.
"Ten Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Arminianism"
"Jacob Arminius: Presbyterian Reformed"