Resources Pertaining to: Charles G. Finney.
He believed in equal access to education: whether one was male, female, black or white. He was in this sense an abolitionist, and in His Church he barred slave traders or slave owners from taking communion among the saints.
He was trained as a lawyer and had a keen mind able to decipher the law of men and the law of God and explain the consequences of legally refusing to walk in God’s Law. He was a clear thinker and was able to quickly dismantle many faults arguments, false doctrines, false theologies, and false church practices in his day. For his bold approach in ministry he was greatly criticized at different times. Finney was humble, but he was not a man pleaser. He was deeply dedicated to the spirit of God and the work of God.
He was bold and spoke the truth, no matter whom was cut by it.
He was an evangelist, pastor, teacher, who strongly influenced the Second Great Awakening, the Second most consequential Revival in American History, and which spread to Europe and Asia.Below is the autobiography or memoirs of Charles Finney in a condensed form in an audio version:
If you want to jump right into the story and see what God was doing and the revivals start with chapter 5. [Revivals at Antwerp, ”Sodom,” Gouverneur, and Dekalb] This is a pretty exciting and an enlightening work of God happening amongst common people.
The Life of Charles G. Finney
Aaron Merritt Hills (1848 – 1935)
||Dedication and Preface
||Sent of God
||Beginning His Ministry
||Revivals at Antwerp, ”Sodom,” Gouverneur, and Dekalb
||Revivals at Wester, Rome, Utica, Auburn, Troy and New Lebanon
||Ministerial Opposition and the New Lebanon Convention
||Revivals at Stephentown, Wilmington, Philadelphia and Reading 1827-1830
||Revivals in Columbia, New York City, Rochester, Auborn, Buffalo, Providence and Boston 1830-1832
||Labors in New York City, 1832-1835–Trip to Italy–Revival Lectures–Oberlin
||Early Labors in Oberlin
||Revivals in Boston–Providence–Rochester, and Again in Boston, 1842-1844–Renewed Baptism with the Holy Ghost–Loss of His Wife
||First Visit to England–Revivals in Hartford, Western, Syracuse, and Rochester
||Revivals in Boston–England–Scotland, and Oberlin–Close of His Life
||Finney on Preachers and Preaching
||Finney on Freemasonry
||The Estimate of Finney Made by Others–Finney as a Theologian
||Finney On Sanctification And Its Results In Oberlin – College History – Closing Pictures
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