The Life of Wesley: And Rise and Progress of Methodism

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Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1846
 

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SAMPSON STANIFORTH
44
John becomes acquainted with William Law
50
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
Spiritual death or the death of the soul a consequence
75
Revelation a perpetual thing
81
Charles becomes obnoxious to the people at Frederica
86
Chain of beings
88
Wesleys perfect charity
94
Circuits
101
Early preaching
107
Lovefeasts
113
Wesley exhorts Whitefield not to pursue
116
Methodism in Wales
120
Whitefield officiates in London with success
121
His success in Scotland
126
Wesley arrives in London as soon as Whitefield 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
Wesleys sermon upon Free Grace
182
Their separation
186
Charles Wesleys second interview
188
James Wheatley
192
Lovefeasts in Fetter Lane
195
Excesses at Everton
199
Wesley at Bristol
207
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
Whitefield in Moorfields
228
She becomes the patroness of the Calvinistic Methodists
233
Whitefield produces the same paroxysms as Wesley
239
Character of Charles Wesleys preaching
245
Wesleys view of the difference between himself and
252
Changes his tone and censures the Moravians
294
His letters of ordination
299
Foundation of Cokesbury College
305
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
Moral Miracles
374
His sister Wright
378
Wesley ordains preachers for Scotland
380
Offence taken at the extravagance of the Methodists
384
Musical talents of Charless sons
387
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
Wesleys love of the poor
418
Wesleys laycoadjutors 425
425
Defends them from the charge of being ignorant
432
NOTES AND ILLUSTRATIONS
439
Original Accounts of the Disturbances by Jeffery at
445
Thomas à Kempis
471
The New Birth 510
473
Baptism by Immersion
477
Philip Henrys opinion concerning the exact time of con
480
Assurance 515
485
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
505
The select bands 522
506
ALEXANDER MATHER 13
13
THOMAS OLIVERS 19
19
REMARKS ON THE LIFE AND CHARACTER OF JOHN WESLEY
28
JOHN HAIME 32
32

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