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Voices From the
Church of Philadelphia

The Oberlin Evangelist

Charles G. Finney

1848 Index
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Official Publication of Oberlin College
Oberlin, Ohio

Sermons and Lectures
by Charles G. Finney,
president of Oberlin College
  Wisdom is justified.

Contents of the 1848 Lectures

"Refuges of Lies" ---New Window

Lecture I

Text.--Isa. 28:17: "Judgment also will I lay to the line, and righteousness to the plummet: and the hail shall sweep away the refuge of lies, and the waters shall overflow the hiding-place."

If we would understand this passage, it is important that we should consider the context attentively. This will show what class of people are referred to in the text, and what position they are supposed to occupy.

"The Spirit Not Striving Always" ---New Window

Lecture II

I. What is implied in the assertion, My Spirit shall not always strive with man;

II. What is not intended by the Spirit's striving;

III. What is intended by it;

IV. How it may be known when the Spirit strives with an individual;

V. What is intended by his not striving always;

VI. Why He will not always strive; and

VII. Some consequences of his ceasing to strive with men.

"The Excuses of Sinners Condemn God" ---New Window

Lecture III

I. Show that every excuse for sin condemns god.

II. Consider some of these excuses in detail.

III. Show that excuse for sin adds insult to injury.

"Conditions of Being Saved" ---New Window

Lecture IV

I. What sinners must not do to be saved; and

II. What they must do.

"Substitution" ---New Window

Lecture V

I. Show what is intended by Christ's being "made sin for us."

II. Show for whom He is made sin.

III. Why He was made sin for us.

IV. What is intended by "being made the righteousness of God in Him."

"Pride of Heart Deceives" ---New Window

Lecture VI

I. To notice briefly what constitutes Pride of Heart.

II. To show how it deceives men.

III. To specify some of the forms of delusion to which it leads.

  Wisdom is justified.

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