In discussions about predestination, it is often wrongly assumed that the issue is about free will and a person's ability to choose God. On the contrary, what John Wesley understood was that the central issue is the character of God. Read this post from Howard Snyder on why love should be at the forefront of this theological discussion.
Practical Divnity | Can a person know they're saved? John Wesley certainly thought so. He believed assurance was a common privilege of the children of God. Read this introduction to Wesley's docrine of assurance with 3 ways in which it makes a difference.
Practical Divinity continues this week with a primer on John Wesley's view of sanctification as a privilege of all who believe. Included you'll find references to his works with links to recommended sermons for further reading.
The grace that "goes before" is a doctrine worth knowing. This primer briefly introduces the reach and scope of prevenient grace as understood by John Wesley. Explore some biblical references that serve as a foundation for this important doctrine.
From the Seedbed vault circa 2007. Renowned Author and speaker N.T. Wright sits down with J.D. Walt, Maxie Dunnam and Ben Witherington III to talk about his view on justification and salvation. In part two of this four part series, Wright explains how many people have misread Paul’s letters in light of justification and salvation. In case you missed it here's part one where Wright talks about Athiesm.