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Finney

SERMONS ON GOSPEL THEMES
PREFACE
I. GOD'S LOVE FOR A SINNING WORLD
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II. ON TRUSTING IN THE MERCY OF GOD.
I. What Mercy is.
II. I am to show what is implied in trusting in the mercy of God.
III. We must next consider the conditions upon which we may confidently and securely trust in the mercy of God forever.
IV. We now notice some mistakes into which many fall.
III. THE WAGES OF SIN
I. Illustrate the nature of sin;
II. What are the attributes of the penal sanctions of God's law?
III. What is the penalty of God's moral law?
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IV. THE SAVIOUR LIFTED UP, AND THE LOOK OF FAITH.
Sermon IV Text
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V. THE EXCUSES OF SINNERS CONDEMN GOD
I. Every excuse for sin condemns God.
II. We will consider some of these excuses, and see whether the principles I have laid down are not just and true.
III. All excuses for sin add insult to injury.
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VI. THE SINNER'S EXCUSES ANSWERED
VII. ON REFUGES OF LIES.
Sermon VII Text
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VIII. THE WICKED HEART SET TO DO EVIL.
Sermon VIII Text
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IX. MORAL INSANITY.
Sermon IX Text
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X. CONDITIONS OF BEING SAVED
I. What sinners must not do to be saved;
II. What sinners must do to be saved.
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XI. THE SINNER'S NATURAL POWER AND MORAL WEAKNESS.
I. All men are naturally free
II. Men are in moral bondage
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XII. ON THE ATONEMENT.
Sermon XII Text
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XIII. WHERE SIN OCCURS GOD CANNOT WISELY PREVENT IT.
Sermon XIII Text
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XIV. THE INNER AND THE OUTER REVELATION.
Sermon XIV Text
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XV. QUENCHING THE SPIRIT.
I. How does the Holy Spirit influence the human mind?
II. We next inquire what is implied in this fact and what must be inferred from it?
III. We next inquire what it is to quench the Spirit.
IV. We are next to notice some of the ways in which the Spirit may be quenched.
V. I am lastly to speak of the consequences of quenching the Holy Spirit.
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XVI. THE SPIRIT NOT STRIVING ALWAYS.
I. What is implied in the assertion,
II. What is not intended by the Spirit's striving.
III. What, then, is the striving of the Spirit?
IV. How may it be known when the Spirit of God strives with an individual!
V. What is intended by the Spirit's not striving always?
VI. We, are next to inquire, WHY God's Spirit will not strive always.
VII. Consequences of the Spirit's ceasing to strive with men.
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XVII. CHRIST OUR ADVOCATE
I. What is an advocate?
II. Purposes for which an advocate way he 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.
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XVIII. GOD'S LOVE COMMENDED TO US.
Sermon XVIII Text
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XIX. PRAYER AND LABOR FOR THE GATHERING OF THE GREAT HARVEST.
I. To whom this precept is addressed,
II. What is really intended in thE precept,
III. What, then, is implied in really obeying this precept?
IV. That this state of mind is an indispensable condition of salvation.
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XX. CONVERTING SINNERS A CHRISTIAN DUTY.
I. What constitutes a sinner?
II. What is conversion?
III. In what sense does man convert a sinner?
IV. What kind of death is meant by the text --
V. The importance of saving a soul from death.
XXI. MEN OFTEN HIGHLY ESTEEM WHAT GOD ABHORS.
Sermon XXI Text
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XXII. VICTORY OVER THE WORLD THROUGH FAITH
I. What is it to overcome the world?
II. Who are those that overcome the world?
III. Why do believers overcome the world? On what principle is this result effected?
IV. How this victory over the world is achieved.
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XXIII. DEATH TO SIN THROUGH CHRIST
I. What it is to be dead unto sin in the sense of the text.
II. What is it to be alive unto God?
III. What is it to reckon ourselves dead indeed unto Him?
IV. What is meant by reckoning yourselves alive indeed unto God through Jesus Christ?
V. What is implied in the exhortation of our text?
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XXIV. THE ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF CHRISTIAN EXPERIENCE.
Sermon XXIV Text
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