Tag: John Wesley

Born on this Day: John Wesley

“Never dream of forcing men into the ways of God. Think yourself, and let think. Use no constraint in matters of religion. Even those who are farthest out of the way never compel to come in by any other means than reason, truth, and love.” ~ The Works of John Wesley Anglican cleric and Christian …

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365 Things I Believe: For My Soul

  John Wesley had what he described as his “Aldersgate” exerpience on this day in 1738. Methodists recognize this day, or the preceding Sunday as “Aldersgate Day.” In the evening I went very unwillingly to a society in Aldersgate Street, where one was reading Luther’s preface to the Epistle to the Romans. About a quarter …

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