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John Wesley Sermons

John Wesley, (1703-1791), Oil on canvas, painted in Tewksbury, England, by an unknown artist in 1771.

John Wesley (1703-1791) founded Methodism. A prolific writer, he printed several volumes of his sermons during his lifetime. The published sermons either were rewritten from ones that he had preached or were written specifically for print.

Note: We use Thomas Jackson's numbering for John Wesley's sermons (the text is from the 1872 edition).

(left) John Wesley, (1703-1791), Oil on canvas, painted in Tewksbury, England, by an unknown artist in 1771. A UMNS photo reproduced with permission from the Methodist Collection of Drew University Library.

 

John Wesley Sermons

Sermon 1 - Salvation by Faith
Salvation by Faith-- Ephesians 2:8
Sermon 10 - The Witness of the Spirit
The Witness of the Spirit-- Romans 8:16
Sermon 100 - On Pleasing All Men
On Pleasing All Men -- Romans 15:2
Sermon 101 - The Duty of Constant Communion
The Duty of Constant Communion -- Luke 22:19
Sermon 102 - Of Former Times
Of Former Times -- Ecclesiastes 7:10
Sermon 103 - What is Man?
What Is Man? -- Psalm 8:3-4
Sermon 104 - On Attending the Church Service
On Attending the Church Service -- 1 Samuel 2:17
Sermon 105 - On Conscience
On Conscience -- 2 Corinthians 1:12
Sermon 106 - On Faith
On Faith -- Hebrews 11:6
Sermon 107 - On God's Vineyard
On God's Vineyard -- Isaiah 5:4

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John Wesley preaches in the meeting house of Mathew Bagshaw in Nottingham, England, in 1747.

Courtesy of United Methodist Commission on Archives and History

The Wesleys and their times









In the Wesleyan Tradition: A Selection of Advance Projects in the 21st Century

Wesley Camp & Retreat Center - Projects    #15160N - Offering churches and other groups an outdoor facility for winter retreats and summer camps.

John Wesley School, El Quiche - Projects    #11322A - Creating a library with Internet access, paying staff, and buying books, furniture and computers

John Wesley Primary School - Projects    #11033A - Providing scholarships for Christian education to children who have been excluded and deprived

John Wesley Methodist Seminary - Projects    #08406B - Providing scholarships so low-income men and women may represent God's Kingdom in their communities

John Wesley School for Persons With Disabling Conditions - Projects    #12035A - Addressing the integral psychological, physical and social needs of all children and their families

John Wesley Hospital Boat - Projects    #14753A - Promoting community health and development in riverside communities

John Wesley Community Centre - Projects    #3021238 - Providing AIDS orphans and vulnerable children with education, food, psychosocial help, and activities

Susannah Wesley Training Center - Projects    #3020705 - Helping women become self-sufficient, providing education for orphans, adding a room to the center

Wesley Primary School - Projects    #3020704 - Building a school to facilitate the education of the children in Morogoro