11/1/2018 — True religion according to John Wesley is happiness, and happiness is true religion. It is the necessary integration of the love of God and neighbor, or what he described as gratitude and benevolence. There is no separation of these two. And as we come to love God and our neighbor more fully, the image of God, which is love, is restored in us. This image is deeply Trinitarian: The Father who sends the Son, the Incarnate Son Jesus who bears witness to that Creator and who died on the Cross that we might have fellowship with God and neighbor through the Holy Spirit, who dwells within us and ...
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