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Church of Philadelphia

The Oberlin Evangelist

Charles G. Finney

1849 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 1849 Lectures

"Mutual Confession of Faults, and Mutual Prayer" ---New Window

Lecture I

I. What is intended by the injunction, "Confess your faults one to another"?

II. What is implied in compliance with it?

III. The reasons for this injunction.

IV. What is intended by the injunction, "Pray one for another"?

"God's Anger Against the Wicked" ---New Window

Lecture II

I. Who are wicked in the scripture sense of this term;

II. That God is angry with them;

III. The nature of this anger;

IV. The reasons for it;

V. Its degree;

VI. Its duration;

VII. The terrible condition of sinners under it.

"Evil Thinking" ---New Window

Lecture III

I. To inquire what it is to think evil in the sense of the text;

II. To show that in this sense charity thinketh no evil;

III. To give some of the evidences of evil thinking;

IV. To adduce some evidences of that charitable state of mind which thinketh no evil

"Prayer for A Pure Heart" ---New Window

Lecture IV

I. Show what this petition really means.

II. What is implied in offering it acceptably.

"The Joy of God's Salvation" ---New Window

Lecture V

I. Show what the Psalmist prayed for.

II. Why he prayed for it.

III. The essential elements of such a prayer.

IV. What is implied in offering such a prayer acceptably.

"Jesus, A Savior from Sinning" ---New Window

Lecture VI

I. That salvation from sin is the great want of humanity.

II. The facts already adduced are always assumed in the Bible.

III. Why is it that so many men are not saved at all?

IV. Why is it that so many are saved only in part?

"The Self-Hardening Sinner's Doom" ---New Window

Lecture VII

I. When and how persons are reproved

II. God's design in reproving sinners

III. What it is to harden the neck

IV. What is intended by the sinner's being suddenly destroyed, and

V. What is implied in its being without remedy

"The Death of Saints Precious" ---New Window

Lecture VIII

I. State several reasons why the death of His saints is precious in His sight.

II. Show that the death of saints should be precious to us.

III. State some reasons why this is often not the case, and why we fail of viewing this event as God does.

"God Not Pleased with the Death of the Wicked" ---New Window

Lecture IX

I. What the death spoken of is not.

II. What it is.

III. Why God has no pleasure in it.

IV. Why He does not prevent it.

V. The only possible way to escape it.

"The Spirit of Christ, and the Spirit of True Christianity" ---New Window

Lecture X

I. What this joy set before Christ was not.

II. What it was.

III. What is implied in the state of mind here described.

IV. Show that nothing short of this is real Christianity.

"Judicial Blindness" ---New Window

Lecture XI

I. To notice some truths that are assumed in this text.

II. To point out some principles of the divine administration which are revealed here.

III. To adduce some illustrations of these principles as revealed in the history of God's providences.

"The Peace of God Ruling in the Christian's Heart" ---New Window

Lecture XII

I. What is intended by "the peace of God."

II. What we should understand by its "ruling in the heart."

III. The conditions under which God enjoys peace.

IV. The conditions of our enjoying a similar peace.

"Receiving Honor from Men and Not from God" ---New Window

Lecture XIII

I. To show what is implied in receiving honor from men rather than from God.

II. To adduce the evidences of this state of mind.

III. To show that while this state of mind continues, faith is impossible.

"Faith the Work of God" ---New Window

Lecture XIV

I. Notice the difference between the letter and the spirit of a commandment.

II. Show what is not the work which God really requires.

III. What it is.

IV. What is implied in it.

V. Notice some delusions into which persons fall on this subject.

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