In purgatory, the necessary atonement can be made to enter heaven.
The Methodist Church, on the other hand, preaches that, in addition to love of Christ, one's actions and service on earth are the indicator of acceptance into heaven, and no penance payments are necessary.
The "General Rules", issued by John and Charles Wesley on 1 May, 1743, stated the conditions of admission into the societies organized by them and known as the "United Societies".
They bear an almost exclusively practical character, and require no doctrinal test of the candidates.
At the time of the Reformation, both Protestants and Catholics condemned each other in the most vicious terms over their disagreements in the doctrines of justification.Protestants accept only the 66 books of the Old and New Testament.Clergy Selection - The Roman Catholic Church appoints all male and almost all unmarried clergy.The article which recognizes the political independence of the United States (Article XXIII) was added in 1804.The second standard is the first fifty-three of Wesley's published sermons and his "Notes on the New Testament".