All can be saved
to be saved.
All may be saved.
All may know themselves saved.
All may be saved to the uttermost."
Traditional summary of Methodist
Methodists have always been clear that no-one is
beyond the reach of God's love. Salvation is there for everyone who
turns to God, and not just for a chosen few.
Why do we need
As human beings we find ourselves part of an
unjust, sinful and violent world, which we may feel individually
helpless to change.
We may feel driven by urges such as anger, lust
or greed, that we wish did not control us.
We may have personalities which are difficult to
manage, for instance being prone to despair.
We may be enduring poverty and hardship.
The demands of modern life leave many of us
stressed and overloaded, or isolated and feeling useless.
Loss, fear, grief or guilt may be weighing us
down. We need salvation.
What do Christians
Jesus preached the Gospel - the good news of the
Kingdom of God. Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his
resurrection, Christians believe that God has broken the power of
all that is evil, in the world and in ourselves. If we accept
forgiveness and liberation, and are willing to be open to the Holy
Spirit, God can enable us to resist evil and to live life to the
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Make a Journey of Faith
What is the Methodist Church?
What do Methodists believe?
What happens during Methodist worship?
Can I get married in a Methodist Church?
Can my baby be baptized in a Methodist Church?
You'll find the answers to these and other
questions in Make a Journey of Faith - a short
introduction to the Methodist Church.
free Make a Journey of Faith ebook
epub file* Right-click and choose 'Save Target As'.
For churches wishing to deepen their welcome to
visitors and newcomers, a printed edition of the booklet is
available from Methodist Publishing. It is priced £5
(plus postage and packaging) and sold in packs of 50.