SERMONS

ON

IMPORTANT SUBJECTS

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BY REV. C. G. FINNEY.
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NEW.YORK

PUBLISHED BY JOHN S. TAYLOR,

THEOLOGICAL AND SUNDAY SCHOOL BOOKSELLER,

Brick Church Chapel, corner of Park Row and Nassau-street,

opposite the City Hall.


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D. PANSHAW, PRINTER.


The only source for these lectures came from the printed book SERMONS ON IMPORTANT SUBJECTS by Charles Finney. This is 100% Finney with no deletions or additions.


CONTENTS.

SERMON I.

Sinners bound to change their own hearts.--Ezek. 18-31.--"Make you a new heart, and a new spirit, for why will ye die?"

SERMON II.

How to change your heart.--Ezek. 18-31.--"Make you a new heart, and a new spirit, for why will ye die?"

SERMON III.

Traditions of the Elders.--Matthew, 15-6.-"Thus have ye made the commandment of God of none effect, by your tradition."

SERMON IV.

Total Depravity.--John, 15:42--"But I know you, that ye have not the love of God in you."

SERMON V.

Total Depravity. --Romans, 6:7.--"The carnal mind is enimity against God, for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be."

SERMON VI.

Why Sinners hate God.--John, 15:25.--"They have hated me without a cause."

SERMON VII.

God cannot please Sinners.-- Luke, 7:31-35--"And the Lord said, Whereunto then shall I liken the men of this generation? and to what are they like? They are like unto children sitting in the marketplace, and calling one to another, and saying, We have piped unto you, and ye have not danced; we have mourned to you, and ye have not wept. For John the Baptist came neither eating bread nor drinking wine; and ye say, He hath a devil. The Son of man is come eating and drinking; and ye say, Behold a gluttonous man, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners! But wisdom is justified of all her children."

SERMON VIII.

Christian Affinity.--Amos, 3:3--"Can two walk together except they be agreed?"

SERMON IX.

Stewardship.--Luke, 16:2--"Give an account of thy stewardship."

SERMON X.

Doctrine of Election.--Ephesians, 1:45.--"According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love: Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will."

SERMON XI.

Reprobation.--Jeremiah, 6:30.--"Reprobate silver shall men call them, because the lord hath rejected them."

SERMON XII.

Love of the World.-- I John, 2:15.--"Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him."