Summary – Salvation by Faith by John Wesley

Rev. John Wesley (1703-1991) sermon based on this scripture: “By grace are ye saved through faith.” Eph. 2:8 Wesley establishes his premise with his initial sentence: “All the blessings which God hath bestowed upon man are of his mere grace, bounty, or favour; his free, undeserved favour; favour altogether undeserved; man having no claim to … More Summary – Salvation by Faith by John Wesley

Summary – Almost Christian by John Wesley

Rev. John Wesley (1703-1791) teaches from this text: “Almost thou persuadest me to be a Christian.” Acts 26:28. He will illustrate what is meant by an ‘Almost Christian’ then describe what a Christian is. II. An Almost Christian has these traits: Heathen honesty: “they ought not to be unjust; not to take away their neighbour’s … More Summary – Almost Christian by John Wesley

Deuteronomy 9

Themes: Israel’s inheritance of the Promise Land is because of the wickedness of the inhabitors of the land not because of the righteousness of the Israelites. Verses 1-3: Israel is going into the Promised Land to dispossess the people living there; the people are ‘greater and mightier than you, great cities fortified to heaven’; however, … More Deuteronomy 9

Deuteronomy 8

Themes: keep the Commandments so that you may be fruitful and multiply and possess the promised land.  In keeping the Commandments you learn that man does not lie by bread alone but by ‘everything that proceeds from the mouth of the Lord’. If you don’t keep the commandments you will perish. Verses 1 –  4: … More Deuteronomy 8

Deuteronomy 7

Themes: Israel charged with destroying the 7 idolatrous Canaanite nations; no intermarrying; holiness leads away from idolatry; the Lord loved Israel because of His promise to their forefathers; the Lord keeps His covenant to those who keep His Word; the Lord destroys idolaters who do not keep His Word; the Lord blesses those who keep … More Deuteronomy 7

Deuteronomy 6

Themes: You were once a slave in Egypt and the Lord your God brought you out to take you into the Promised Land; therefore obey the Lord your God so that you can live long in the land the Lord is giving you. These verses correlate directly to our Christian life: Jesus led us out … More Deuteronomy 6

Deuteronomy 5

Themes: God speaks to us directly; God makes a covenant with us directly; God has a mediator between Himself and His people; God speaks to teach His people His commands and statutes that life will go well for His people and their children; Man does not want to hear God speak to him. Verses 1-5: … More Deuteronomy 5

Deuteronomy 4

Themes: God’s promises are conditional; the Lord is revered for the gift of His presence and righteous laws; teach the commands to your children; idolatry forbidden at any time; repentance from idolatry is always received; the Lord demonstrates He is God; obedience leads to living in the land; Verses 1-5: God says to keep His … More Deuteronomy 4