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AND

DISCIPLINE

OF THE

METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH.

1876.

WITH AN APPENDIX.

NEW YORK:
NELSON & PHILLIPS.

CINCINNATI:
HITCHCOCK & WALDEN.

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1976, by

NELSON & PHILLIPS, In the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington.

ANDOVER THEOL. SEMINARY

NOV 20 1907

- LIBRARY.

58,814

EPISCOPAL ADDRESS

To the Members of the Methodist Episcopal

Okurch : DEARLY BELOVED BRETHREN: We think it expedient to give you a brief account of the rise of Methodism, both in Europe and America. “In 1729 two young men in England, reading the Bible, saw they could not be saved without holiness: followed after it, and incited others so to do. In 1737 they saw, likewise, that men are justified before they are sanctified: but still holiness was their object. God then thrust them out to raise a hols people." These are the words of Jolin and Charles Wesley.

In the year 1766 Philip Embury, a Wesleyan Local Preacher from Ire. land, began to preach in the city of New York, and formed a Society of his own countrymen and the citizens;

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