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John Wesley on Original Sin

Discussion in 'General Baptist Discussions' started by Rippon, Feb 15, 2006.

  1. Rippon

    Rippon Well-Known Member

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    A denial of original sin contradicts the main design of the gospel , which is to humble man , and to ascribe to God's free grace , not to man's free will , the whole of his salvation . Nor , indeed , can we let this doctrine go without giving up , at the same time , the greatest part , if not all , of the essential articles of the Christian faith . If we give up this , we cannot defend either justification by the merits of Christ , or the renewal of our natures by his Spirit .
     
  2. rsr

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    Where did you get the idea Wesley didn't believe in original sin?


    — Sermon 44

    — The Question 'What Is an Arminian?' Answered by a Love of Free Grace
     
  3. Humblesmith

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    Great quote. It's refreshing to see this.

    Say what you will about Wesley.....I don't agree with everything he taught. But I admire him for what he did. Through sheer hard work and obedience, God was able to work through him to save a nation from destruction. Oh that we would have such a movement today.
     
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