PT Shorts: John Wesley and Predestination

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John Wesley agreed with his friend George Whitefield on many things, but one topic on which they sharply disagreed was individual predestination. Wesley was an Arminian. Whitefield was a Calvinist. Wesley's sermon "Free Grace" shows how strong were his feelings about the matter. This rejection of individual predestination and the affirmation of free will with regard to salvation would become one of the defining features of Wesleyan theology.

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