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Voices From the
Church of Philadelphia

The Oberlin Evangelist

Charles G. Finney

1857 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 1857 Lectures

"Owing God - No. 1" ---New Window

Lecture I

I. The rights of God.

II. How much hast thou already paid?

III. What has been the foundation-motive for this act?

IV. What does God propose to do in the case? And what does He propose to have done?

"Owing God - No. 2" ---New Window

Lecture II

Continued from Lecture I

"On Sinning - No. 1" ---New Window

Lecture III

I. The knowledge of duty implies obligation.

II. Here note also that neglect to comply with obligation always implies a refusal.

"On Being Holy - No. 2" ---New Window

Lecture IV

Text.--1 Pet. 1:16: "Be ye holy, for I am holy."

This precept enjoins holiness, and our first business should therefore be to enquire what holiness is. It is plain that the Bible uses the term as synonymous with moral purity; but the question will still return -- What is moral purity?

"The Lord's People His Portion" ---New Window

Lecture V

I. To notice briefly some of the Bible representations respecting God's regard for His people;

II. Some of the reasons for His regarding them thus;

III. Show that they are truly His portion.

"The Wrath of God Against Those Who Withstand His Truth" ---New Window

Lecture VI

I. First, what is the true idea of unrighteousness?

II. What is implied in "holding the truth in unrighteousness?"

III. What is intended by "the wrath of God revealed from heaven" and why is it thus revealed against all such "unrighteousness"?

IV. Wherein and how is this wrath revealed?

"On Confessing and Being Cleansed From Sin" ---New Window

Lecture VII

I. What is implied in "confessing our sins?"

II. Let us next consider what the text affirms upon the condition of true confession.

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