The Life of Wesley: And Rise and Progress of Methodism, Volume 1

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Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1846 - Methodism
 

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Contents

George Story
51
John is urged to apply for the succession to his fathers
57
Provision for the laypreachers
60
Death of Samuel Wesley the father
63
Moravians on board the ship
67
Speech of TomoChichi
73
Charles becomes obnoxious to the people at Frederica
84
Wesley in love with Sophia Causton
91
Settlement of the chapels 115
115
Wesley exhorts Whitefield not to pursue his voyage in con
116
Methodism in Wales
120
Whitefleld officiates in London with success
121
His success in Scotland
126
Wesley arrives in London as soon as Whitefleld leaves it
130
Scene at Cambuslang
134
Wesley writes to Mr Law reproaching him for not having
136
His opinion of John Knox
141
Wesleys conversion
142
Methodism in Ireland
147
The Bohemian Church
148
The Methodists are nicknamed Swaddlers
153
Count Zinzendorf
156
Zinzendorf banished
160
Wesley proceeds to Herrnhut
166
Discipline of the Moravians
172
Wesley addresses an epistle to the Church of Herrnhut
178
Wesley in middle age
180
Their separation 186
186
Charles Wesleys second interview
188
James Wheatley
192
Lovefeasts in Fetter Lane
195
Excesses at Ever ton
199
Wesley at Bristol
207
The New Birth 510
211
Correspondence with his brother Samuel
213
George Bell
215
Wesleys Primitive Physic
221
Conversion of John Maxfield
222
He preaches in Moorfields during the Whitsunholydays
227
Whitefleld in Moorfields
228
She becomes the patroness of the Calvinistic Methodists
233
Whitefleld produces the same paroxysms as Wesley
239
Controversy
243
Character of Charles Wesleys preaching
245
Abuse of Wesley 251
251
Wesleys view of the difference between himself and
252
Charles less credulous than his brother
259
Wesley attempts to form an union of clergymen
262
Perfection 516
263
Paganism recruited in this island by the Saxons and Danes
265
Tendency to schism
269
Clergy impoverished
271
The sequestered Clergy
273
He encourages a certain kind of insanity
275
His letters of ordination
299
Service of the Methodists 525
300
Reunion ineffectually proposed
303
Foundation of Cokesbury College
305
Whitefield writes against them
310
Whitefield differs from Wesley concerning predestination
311
Whitefield assumes a tone of superiority
317
John Baxter
323
Copies of his letters distributed at the Foundry
325
His second voyage to the West Indies
329
Finds his popularity diminished
332
Methodists become unpopular in the Islands
336
Steps towards schism
338
Settlement of the Conference
342
Fieldpreaching
344
Dress
348
John Nelson
350
Laughter
354
Wesley visits him at Birstall
359
Alarming Sermons
360
State of Methodism
366
Effects of Methodism upon the educated classes
367
Philip Henrys opinion concerning the exact time of con
368
Moral Miracles
377
His sister Wright
378
Wesleys separation from his wife 529
379
Wesley in old age
383
Offence taken at the extravagance of the Methodists
384
His controversy with the Roman Catholics
389
Outrages at Wednesbury
390
Wesleys extraordinary health in old age
397
Nelsons enthusiasm and courage
398
State of the Connection at his death
403
Charles Wesley in danger at Devizes
404
Chanceconverts 410
410
Wesleys love of the poor 418
418
Wesleys laycoadjutors
425
Defends them from the charge of being ignorant
432
NOTES AND ILLUSTRATIONS
439
Original Accounts of the Disturbances by Jeffery at
445
Thomas a Kempis
471
Baptism by Immersion
477
Comenius
480
Thomas Haliburton
486
Miserable state of the inferior clergy in the first age after
493
Conforming Clergy at the Reformation 272
495
Effect of religion in changing the heart
499
First laypreachers
506
preaeher 5
5
Alexander Mather 13
13
Thomas Olivers
19
Remarks on the Life and Character of John Wesley
28
John Haime 32
32

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