Preterists claim John Wesley as one of their own. Really ?
Here are some excerpts from Wesley’s notes on Matthew 24 with some points on his belief in who the antichrist is.
Speaking of the pope, he said
“He is in an emphatical sense, the Man of Sin, as he increases all manner of sin above measure. And he is, too, properly styled the Son of Perdition, as he has caused the death of numberless multitudes, both of his opposers and followers…He it is…that exalteth himself above all that is called God, or what is worshipped…claiming the highest power, and highest honour…claiming the prerogatives which belong to God alone.
Wesley talked of the destruction of the temple as a great fulfillment of our Lords prophecy but believed Matthew 24 and parallel passages intermingled the end days with what happened in 70 ad … Notes are from his thoughts on Matt…
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