II. Theology Proper – The Doctrine of God

We have seen that Wesley's Man-centered theology allowed for instruction from God outside of the Bible. Now it is time to examine how this Man-centered theology affected Wesley's view of the most important subjects in the Bible. First and foremost, the Bible is God's revelation of himself to his people. The righteousness and glory of … Continue reading II. Theology Proper – The Doctrine of God

The Knowledge of God

II. God A. The Knowledge of God 1. God is an infinite being and therefore impossible for finite beings to fully comprehend. (1Ki 8:27) But will God in very deed dwell on the earth? Behold, heaven and the heaven of heavens can’t contain you; how much less this house that I have built! (Job 9:10) … Continue reading The Knowledge of God

The Divine Attributes

C. Divine Attributes 1. God is all-knowing, everywhere present, unchangeable, and not able to be limited. He existed before time began and will exist forever. Because of His infinite holiness, He is infinite in justice, righteousness, love, mercy, and grace. His infinite glory is manifested in these attributes. (Exo 20:5) you shall not bow yourself … Continue reading The Divine Attributes