Wesley glossary

As I have read a number of John Wesley biographies, I found a number of terms with which I was unfamiliar. I thought it would be helpful to start a glossary. Here is a start.

Arminianismhttp://www.theopedia.com/Arminianism

Assurancehttp://www.theopedia.com/Assurance_of_eternal_life – Asbury Seminary Seedbed blog explanation – http://seedbed.com/feed/john-wesley-on-assurance-can-you-know-youre-saved/

Calvinismhttp://www.theopedia.com/Calvinism

Christian perfectionhttp://www.theopedia.com/Wesleyan_perfectionism – Wesley sermon – http://www.umcmission.org/Find-Resources/John-Wesley-Sermons/Sermon-40-Christian-Perfection

Dissenting ministerhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_Dissenters – Both Wesley grandfathers were dissenting clergy.

Gracehttp://www.theopedia.com/Grace –  UM Women – https://gbgm-umc.org/umw/wesley/walk.stm – Wesley sermon –http://www.umcmission.org/Find-Resources/John-Wesley-Sermons/Sermon-128-Free-Grace

Great Awakeninghttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Great_Awakening

Holinesshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holiness_movement

Justificationhttp://www.theopedia.com/Justification – Wesley sermon – http://wesley.nnu.edu/john-wesley/the-sermons-of-john-wesley-1872-edition/sermon-5-justification-by-faith/

Methodismhttp://www.theopedia.com/United_Methodist_Church

Moravianshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moravian_Church

Ordinationhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ordination –  John Wesley’s decision to ordain Asbury and Coke led to the split from the Anglican Church and the move from Methodist society to Methodist Church

Predestinationhttp://www.theopedia.com/Predestination

Prevenient gracehttp://www.theopedia.com/Prevenient_grace

Salvationhttp://www.theopedia.com/Salvation – Wesley sermon – http://wesley.nnu.edu/john-wesley/the-sermons-of-john-wesley-1872-edition/sermon-43-the-scripture-way-of-salvation/

Sanctificationhttp://www.theopedia.com/Sanctification

Quadrilateralhttp://www.theopedia.com/Wesleyan_Quadrilateral

Works of Mercyhttps://gbgm-umc.org/umw/wesley/mission.stm

Works of Pietyhttps://gbgm-umc.org/umw/wesley/disciple.stm

Please offer your comments on these terms, or others that should be added.

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