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Church of Philadelphia

The Oberlin Evangelist

Charles G. Finney

1861 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 1861 Lectures

"Christ's Yoke Is Easy" ---New Window

Lecture I

I. What is intended by this yoke?

II. What is it to take the yoke of Christ?

III. Christ's yoke is easy.

IV. To whom is this yoke of Christ easy?

"Christ Our Advocate" ---New Window

Lecture II

I. What is the idea of an advocate?

II. Purposes for which an advocate may be employed.

III. The sense in which Christ is the advocate of sinners.

IV. What is implied in his being the advocate of sinners?

V. The essential qualifications of an advocate under such circumstances.

VI. What his plea in behalf of sinners is.

"Living To Please God" ---New Window

Lecture III

I. What is it to live and walk so as to please God?

II. Why we should so live and walk as to please God?

III. How to please God.

IV. How can I intend to please God?

"Wherefore Do The Wicked Live" ---New Window

Lecture IV

I. Who are wicked?

II. Why do the wicked live?

"Hardness Of Heart - No. 1" ---New Window

Lecture V

I. What is hardness of heart?

II. The effects and manifestations of hardness of heart.

"Harden Not Your Heart - No. 2" ---New Window

Lecture VI

I. What is it to harden the heart?

II. How men harden their hearts.

III. The guilt involved in hardening the heart against God.

IV. The danger of hardening the heart against God.

"Tender-Heartedness - No. 3" ---New Window

Lecture VII

I. What it is to be tender-hearted.

II. The effects and manifestations of tender-heartedness.

"The Kingdom of God In Consciousness" ---New Window

Lecture VIII

I. What is the kingdom of God?

II. Three particulars which constitute this kingdom of God.

"Looking To Jesus" ---New Window

Lecture IX

I. What it is to look to Jesus in the sense that is here intended.

II. Things that are implied in this looking to Jesus.

III. What we are to look to Jesus for.

IV. Several mistakes into which many fall upon this subject.

"Profit and Loss; Or The Worth of The Soul - No. 1" ---New Window

Lecture X

I. Several facts of consciousness and experience.

II. Show that the question suggested by the text is one of profit and loss.

III. What shall it profit a man if he shall gain the whole world and lose his soul?

IV. But how much would he lose, if he should gain the whole world and lose his soul?

V. Reverse the question in the text. What will it profit to lose the world and save your soul?

"Profit and Loss; Or The Worth of The Soul - No. 2" ---New Window

Lecture XI

Continued from Lecture X

"Sinners Not Willing To Be Christians - No. 1" ---New Window

Lecture XII

I. What is this life of which Christ speaks?

II. What is implied in coming to Christ for life?

III. Sinners will not come.

IV. Why you will not come.

V. Wherein lies your mistake?

"Sinners Not Willing To Be Christians - No. 2" ---New Window

Lecture XIII

Continued from Lecture XII

"Holding The Truth in Unrighteousness - No. 1" ---New Window

Lecture XIV

I. What is ungodliness?

II. What is unrighteousness in the sense here used?

III. What is it to hold the truth in unrighteousness?

IV. What are we to understand by the wrath of God in this text?

V. Against whom is this wrath of God revealed from heaven?

VI. Why is the wrath of God thus revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men?

"Holding The Truth in Unrighteousness - No. 2" ---New Window

Lecture XV

Continued from Lecture XIV

"Any One Form of Sin Persisted In Is Fatal To The Soul" ---New Window

Lecture XVI

I. What is it to persist in sin?

II. Any one form of sin persisted in, is fatal to the soul.

"Revival - No. 1" ---New Window

Lecture XVII

I. That a religious revival implies a previous religious declension.

II. Show when a revival of religion is needed in any church or place.

III. Some of the characteristics of a true revival of religion.

IV. A few of the indications of a revival approaching, or already commenced.

V. Some of the conditions upon which a revival may be expected to become general in a community.

VII. Some objections that are sometimes urged to revivals of religion.

"Revival - No. 2" ---New Window

Lecture XVIII

Continued from Lecture XVII

"Revival - No. 3" ---New Window

Lecture XIX

Continued from Lecture XVIII

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