Strange Fire – A Charismatic Response to John MacArthur

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Christians have a long history of disagreeing with each other over doctrine. There is nothing new about that. Sometimes that disagreement can get quite heated. So for example, in the time when Wesley and Whitefield were arguing over Calvinism, Charles Wesley wrote a shameful hymn called "The Horrible Decree" which says of Calvinism: O HORRIBLE DECREE Worthy of whence it came! Forgive their hellish blasphemy And much more besides. As I concluded my post responding to MacArthur's first … [Read more...]

How A Prayer Meeting Changed Britain

My Friend, Lex quotes Wesley as follows:‘Mon. Jan. 1, 1739 – Mr. Hall, Kinchin, Ingham, Whitefield, Hutchins, and my brother Charles, were present at out love-feast in Fetter Lane, with about sixty of our brethren.‘About three in the morning, as we were continuing instant in prayer, the power of God came mightily upon us, insomuch that many cried our for exceeding joy, and many fell to the ground.‘As soon as we were recovered a little from that awe and amazement at the presence of his … [Read more...]

Revival in a picture found at Wesley cottage

Just minutes from the busy A30 in Cornwall lies an amazing little cottage that Wesley stayed in several times. It is now known as Wesley Cottage There is an unusual feel to the place- part shrine to the memory, part place of worship, part threshold of revival. A priceless picture is there which appears to be based at least on verbal memory of the events of the Wesleys preaching in a pit also in Cornwall.I love the imagery of this picture with the dark clouds of ignorance hanging over the … [Read more...]