Titus 2:1-15 · What Must Be Taught to Various Groups
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Titus 2:1-15
by Ron Love

John Wesley was the founding father of the Methodist denomination. Even though he had been leading his followers throughout England for several years preaching repentance, Wesley himself still questioned the validity of his own faith. While leading and inspiring others, Wesley’s was consumed with doubts regarding his own salvation.

Wesley felt depressed and dejected for his seeming lack of faith. Realizing this, a few friends compelled Wesley to accompany them to a Moravian society meeting in a room on Aldersgate Street, a few blocks away from St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. Wesley unwillingly attended the prayer meeting, but in doing so his life was transformed. While attending that Moravian prayer meeting, Wesley heard a reading from the book of Romans. That passage that he heard is sti…

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