John Fletcher Hurst

John Fletcher Hurst was an American bishop in the Methodist Episcopal Church and the first Chancellor of the American University in Washington, D.C

Works by this author

Language: English

John Wesley the Methodist : A Plain Account of His Life and Work Chapter 1

Chapter I: A Race of Preachers

The Wesley Ancestry - The First John Westley - Samuel Wesley, Poet and Preacher - Susanna

Annesley - Piety and Culture

 

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John Wesley the Methodist : A Plain Account of His Life and Work Chapter 10

A biography of John Wesley

Chapter X: Lay Helpers

Wesley's "Irregularities" - "Soul-saving Laymen" - Cennick, Humphreys, Maxfield - "He is as Surely

Called of God to Preach as You Are" - John Nelson, of Birstal - The Extraordinary Call of Women -

Mary Bosanquet and Others

 

 

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John Wesley the Methodist : A Plain Account of His Life and Work Chapter 11

A biography of John Wesley

Chapter XI: Two Sorts of Methodists

Whitefield's Calvinism - Arminians - "The Queen of the Methodists" - Trevecca College - Lady

Huntington's Connection - Time Heals the Wounds - Whitefield's Candle Burns to the Socket

 

 

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John Wesley the Methodist : A Plain Account of His Life and Work Chapter 12

A biography of John Wesley

Chapter XII: Wesley Faces Mobs

The Wednesbury Riots - Before the Magistrate - A Noble Champion - "Always Look a Mob in the

Face" - Stoned at the Market Cross - Causes of the Disturbance - Quarter Times

 

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John Wesley the Methodist : A Plain Account of His Life and Work Chapter 13

A biography of John Wesley

Chapter XIII: In Conference with the Preachers

An Ecclesiastical Statesman - The First Conference - Notable Conferences - One-man Power -

"Christian Democracy" - Early Discipline – Circuits

 

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John Wesley the Methodist : A Plain Account of His Life and Work Chapter 14

A biography of John Wesley

Chapter XIV: Doctrinal Wars

Antinomianism - The Minutes of 1770 - Fletcher's Checks - The Hills, Toplady, and Berridge - Wordy

Wars

 

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John Wesley the Methodist : A Plain Account of His Life and Work Chapter 15

A biography of John Wesley

Chapter XV: Ireland, Scotland, and Wales

Island Visits -"The Dairyman's Daughter" - Irish and Irish-American Methodism - Shamefully Treated -

The Palatines - Wesley in Scotland - A Dash into Wales

 

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John Wesley the Methodist : A Plain Account of His Life and Work Chapter 16

A biography of John Wesley

Chapter XVI: The Work Beyond the Sea

Methodism in 1769 - An American Offshoot - Shall Wesley Go? - Political Pamphlets - Wesley to Lord

North - A Calm Address - A Methodist Episcopal Church for America

 

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John Wesley the Methodist : A Plain Account of His Life and Work Chapter 17

A biography of John Wesley

Chapter XVII: Traveler, Preacher, and Philanthropist

Wesley's Travels - His Preaching Power - The Last University Sermon - A Pioneer of Benevolence -

Temperance - Sunday Schools - The Press - Hymns and Tunes

 

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John Wesley the Methodist : A Plain Account of His Life and Work Chapter 18

A biography of John Wesley

Chapter XVIII: Setting His House in Order

"Thou art the Man!" - Methodist Clergy - The Swiss Recruit - Fletcher's Proposals - The Deed of

Declaration - The Ordinations - The Rubicon Crossed

 

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John Wesley the Methodist : A Plain Account of His Life and Work Chapter 19

A biography of John Wesley

Chapter XIV: The Passing of John Wesley

An Active Octogenarian - Welcomed in Ireland - Triumphal Progresses - "I Do no Lack for Labor" -

Last Open-air Sermon - The Last Text - A Last Letter - "The Best of All is, God is with Us!"

 

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John Wesley the Methodist : A Plain Account of His Life and Work Chapter 2

Chapter II: The Epworth Household

Epworth in Lincolnshire - The Wonderful Mother - Pecuniary Difficulties - "A Brand Plucked from the

Burning"

 

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John Wesley the Methodist : A Plain Account of His Life and Work Chapter 20

A biography of John Wesley

Chapter XX: The True John Wesley

John Wesley's Appearance - His Habits - His Temperment - His Tact - His Love of Children - His

Unhappy Matrimonial Experience - His Wit and Humor - His Freedom from Selfish Ambition - Asbury's

Tribute

 

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Chapter III: The Gownboy of the Charterhouse

A Friendly Duke - The Charterhouse School - John's School Days - The Epworth Ghost - The Brothers

at Westminster

 

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John Wesley the Methodist : A Plain Account of His Life and Work Chapter 4

A biography of John Wesley

Chapter IV: The Crisis at Oxford

A Freshman at Christ Church - No Religious Friends - Letters from Home - Choosing a Profession -

The First Convert - Fellow of Lincoln - Curate at Wroote

 

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John Wesley the Methodist : A Plain Account of His Life and Work Chapter 5

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Chapter V: The Holy Club

Charles Wesley Begins It - "Methodists" - John Wesley Its Father - "Men of One Book" - Works of

Mercy and Help - The Oxford Methodists - Whitefield - Death of the Epworth Rector - Reserved for a

Better Appointment

 

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John Wesley the Methodist : A Plain Account of His Life and Work Chapter 6

A biography of John Wesley

Chapter VI: To America and Back

The Missionary Spirit - Oglethorpe's Philanthropic Colony - John Wesley, Missioner to Georgia - The

High Churchman at Savannah - Moravian Influences - The First Methodist Hymnal - An Unhappy

Ending

 

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John Wesley the Methodist : A Plain Account of His Life and Work Chapter 7

A biography of John Wesley

Chapter VII: The New Birth

Whitefield's Revival Fire - Peter Bohler's Influence - Charles Wesley's Happy Day - John Wesley's

Heart "Strangely Warmed" - A Spiritual Revolution

 

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John Wesley the Methodist : A Plain Account of His Life and Work Chapter 8

A biography of John Wesley

Chapter VIII: Revival Preaching

"Jesus, the Sinner's Friend, Proclaim" - "By Grace Are Ye Saved" - A Happy New Year - Whitefield

Calls Wesley Out of Doors - Shouts in the Camp - The Old Room at Bristol - The Foundry for Gospel

Artillery - Wesley's Chapel in City Road - Wesley's House

 

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John Wesley the Methodist : A Plain Account of His Life and Work Chapter 9

A biography of John Wesley

Chapter IX: Society and Class

No Solitary Religion - The First Society - A Layman's Notion - An Unspeakably Useful Institution -

The General Rules - Quarterly Tickets - Mother and Son - "Jack May Excommunicate the Church" -

Braving the Bishops - " I Look upon All the World as My Parish" - Preaching from His Father's

Gravestone - Death of Susanna Wesley

 

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