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The New Birth
John Wesley
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The New Birth

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May 05, 2014 Shawn rated it really liked it
This modern English edition of five brief works from Wesley serves as a great intro to his writings and captures the persuasive message he had regarding repentance and regeneration. Many people belong to denominations that have started from the work of the Wesleys, but few of those are personally acquainted with their works, only being exposed to their writings indirectly. This book brings John Wesley's urgent appeal for personal conversion to life and shows the driving cause of his ministry.

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Sep 06, 2012 J. Ewbank rated it really liked it
This is not the book for everybody. However, for those who like John Wesley, reading about John Wesley, or interested in the theology of John Wesley, this can be a good book. What Oden has done is to take five (5) sermons of John Wesley on the topic of the New Birth and brought the language into modern English. He has tried to keep to the meaening of Wesley's sermon and not exactly a word for word translation. It is well forth the read.

J. Robert Ewbank author "Wesley's Wars" and "John Wesley, Na
Nov 01, 2012 Nate rated it liked it
I appreciate many of Wesley's points, but he uses poor logic and exegesis throughout.
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John Wesley is recognized as the founder of Methodism. An acclaimed preacher, Wesley travelled extensively on horseback and drew large crowds for his outdoor sermons. A contemporary of William Wilberforce, Wesley was a strong voice opposing slavery in England and the United States. His influence upon modern Christianity can be seen by the large number of Methodist organizations in the Wesleyan ...more
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