[Thirkhold- Jones Lecture Series: Living to Excess]


N. O. McPherson

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Dr. N. O. McPherson lectures on John Wesley. He discusses the demand of absolute loyalty to the Gospel message. Dr. McPherson also discusses Christian living through the ideas of perfection and Holiness.

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00:00:05 Dr. N. O. McPherson talks about how he is pleased to be in attendance and how he enjoys coming back to Atlanta.

00:00:57 Talks about how John Wesley was conscious of the demand of absolute loyalty to the gospel. Talks about the idea of perfection and scriptural holiness.

00:09:34 Talks about how all law has a tendency to lay a flat requirement on everybody by disregarding the differences in opportunities and circumstances.

00:18:07 Talks about the responsibility of religion including intelligence.

00:30:01 Talks about how unenforceable obligations are at the heart of Christian faith.

00:35:25 Talks about Phillips Rooks of the Boston area.

00:36:29 Concludes lecture.


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