The life of Wesley: and the rise and progress of Methodism, Volumes 1-2 (Google eBook)

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B. Gilley, no. 92 Broadway, J. Seymour, print., 1820 - Methodism
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Contents

Charles becomes obnoxious to the people at Frederica
107
Impossibility of obtaining episcopal ordination in Ame
108
Spiritual death or the death of the soul a consequence of
123
Whitefield officiates in London with success
142
Wesley arrives in London as soon as Whitefield leaves it
149
Wesley writes to Mr Law reproaching him for not having
155
Mrs Hutton complains to Samuel
162
Wesley commences fieldpreaching after Whitefields exam
169
Debate whether they shall join the Lutheran Church decid
175
Wesley proceeds to Herrnhut
182
Wesley hears Christian David preach
189
Charles Wesleys second interview
200
Lovefeasts in Fetterlane
206
Wesley at Bristol
217
Correspondence with his brother Samuel
223
Conversion of Thomas Maxfield
231
Whitefield in Moorfields
237
Corruption of the Romish Church 270
242
Religious wars 167
243
Whitefield produces the same paroxysms as Wesley
247
Reformation
251
Ceremonies at an evening meeting
253
Cases of supposed possession
259
View of the history of Christianity in England
265
Mr Shirleys Circular Letter concerning the Minutes
269
Number of Clergy injuriously diminished
272
The sequestered Clergy
278
Growth of Infidelity
284
Difference with the Moravians
290
He prepares for a separation and provides a place of meet
296
Wesley proclaims the breach to the world
303
Writes from America to express his difference of opinion
309
Exhorts him to be humble
315
The American Methodists ordain for themselves
317
Wesley charges him with this
321
Breach between them
327
Itinerancy
334
Fieldpreaching T
335
Wesley visits him at Birstall
348
Thomas a Kempis
380
Coincidence of opinion between Wesley and South
386
Extravagant language of the Moravians 296
387
Ravings of the persecuted Hugonots
392
Plunder of the Church at the Reformation
394
Conforming Puritans
400
CHAPTER XIII
3
His sister Wright
12
Offence taken at the extravagance of the Methodists
19
Charles Wesley taken up for a Jacobite
21
Riots 354
28
John Nelson pressed for a soldier
29
Maxfield pressed in Cornwall 35
35
Wesley and John Nelson in Cornwall 41
41
Wesleys love of the poor 50
50
He justifies himself for admitting them 57
57
Conversion of John Furz 63
63
Allowance for their wives 114
114
Conference of the preachers 121
120
Hence the necessity of a new birth 125
126
Witness of the Spirit 132
132
Wesley exhorts Whitefield not to pursue his voyage in con
136
Day of judgment 138
138
Discipline of the Methodists 144
144
Forbidden to engage in trade 150
150
Select bands 156
156
Psalmody 162
162
Methodism in Wales 164
164
Comenius writes the history of his Church 169
169
Finds access to people of rank 170
170
Scene at Cambuslang 17j
177
His opinion of John Knox 183
183
Berkeleys hints for converting the people 190
190
Whitefield nearly murdered at Dublin 198
198
Wesley in middle age 215
215
Their separation 221
221
James Wheatley 227
227
Count Zinzendorf 172
230
Wesley suspects their real character 242
242
Maxfield separates from Wesley 250
250
He preaches in Moorfiekb during the Whitsunholydays 256
256
She becomes the patroness of the Calvinistic Methodists 262
262
Mr Fletcher 267
268
Controversy 271
271
Abuse of Wesley 278
278
CHAPTER XXVI
286
Tendency to schism 293
293
Wesley withdraws from them 296
296
Is easily duped 299
299
Conference between Wesley and Ziuzendorf 302
302
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303
Their progress interrupted by the war 305
305
Wesleys Observations on Liberty in reply to Dr Price 312
312
Conference at Baltimore 323
322
Forestpreaching 329
329
Rule respecting spiritous liquors 335
335
History of an Irish fimily 341
341
Rash conduct of Dr Coke 348
348
Nmnbers at the time of Wesleys death 356
356
Amusements 366
366
Whitefield lays the first stone of a school for the colliers
371
Alarming sermons 373
373
Riches 370
379
Prisons 386
387
Laypreachers jealous of Charles 393
393
Account of his health in his id year 897
399
Death of Mr Fletcher 400
402
His last letters to America
408
Anecdotes of the bustard
414
Immortality of animals
420
The Burnham Society
426
Young Grimshaw
432

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