The Plain path to Christian perfection shewing that we are to seek for reconciliation and union with God, solely by renouncing ourselves, denying the world, and following our blessed Saviour, in the regeneration.

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Published by Printed by Joseph Crukshank, in Third-Street, opposite the work-house. in Philadelphia .

Written in English

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  • Mysticism.,
  • Christian life.

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StatementTranslated from the French. ; [Nine lines of Scripture texts]
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 12530.
ContributionsTauler, Johannes, ca. 1300-1361., Benezet, Anthony, 1713-1784, tr., Brainerd, David, 1718-1747.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxi, [1], 124, 16 p.
Number of Pages124
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Open LibraryOL14621631M

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John Wesley, from the year to the year This book is an account of John Wesley's journey to understanding the doctrine of Christian perfection. Perfection is, according to Wesley, "purity of intention, dedicating all the life to God," In this book, he gives a numbered list, in chronological order, of the steps he took toward grasping the doctrine.

Perfection, perfection of character, is the Christian goal—perfection attained in human flesh in this world. Christ attained it in human flesh in this world and thus made and consecrated a way by which, in Him, every believer can attain it. He, having attained it, has become our great High Priest, by His priestly ministry in the true.

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sister projects: Wikidata item. This work, originally published inis taken from the United Methodist Church's digitisation of The Works of John Wesley. A Plain Account of Christian Perfection was written by John Wesley, the founder The Plain path to Christian perfection book Methodism, which is a denomination of work is a guide on devotion and the daily work to become.

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Wesley’s major treatises on Christian perfection, arranged in chronological order. While this organization was vital for show-ing the development and context of Wesley’s various writings, one result was that Plain Account does not appear in its full form in the volume.

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