A Wesleyan Theology Of The Lord’s Supper

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

To John Wesley, the Lord's Supper was a powerful sacrament. He believed that even repentant unbelievers could take of the bread and cup and find salvation. Above all, Communion was a means of santification by which believers are transformed into the image of Christ.

Wesley's Understanding of the Eucharist

In his eucharistic thought, John Wesley (17031791), the founder of Methodism, was consciously and faithfully Anglican. As such, in his Articles of Religion for the Methodists, he took over...


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