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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).

(above) 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

Camp Wesley - Projects    #15160N - Offering Methodist churches and ecumenical groups a facility for summer camps and winter retreats

John Wesley School, El Quiche - Projects    #11322A - Offering preschool, primary, basic and diverse education to children and youth

John Wesley Primary School - Projects    #11033A - Providing scholarships for children who cannot afford school fees

John Wesley Methodist Seminary Administration, Maintenance and Scholarships - Projects    #08406B - Providing young adult education for Christian ministry inside and outside the church

John Wesley School for Persons With Disabilities - Projects    #12035A - Providing support for disabled children

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

John Wesley Community Center - Projects    #3021238 - Providing education, food, and support for vulnerable children and orphans with AIDS

Susannah Wesley Education and Healthcare Center, Morogoro - Projects    #3020705 - Training women in skills and educating children, enabling the women to be self-sufficient

Wesley Primary School - Projects    #3020704 - Providing vulnerable children with an education