How to Confess and Forsake Your Sins
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How to Confess and Forsake Your Sins

How to Confess Your Sins to God The Benefit of Confession The Book of Proverbs says, “He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy” (28:13). Confession is indispensable to salvation. Not only are sinners converted by confession, but every victory in the Christian life comes by confession...

Careless, Awakened, and Convicted Sinners
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Careless, Awakened, and Convicted Sinners

Adapted from To Win Souls Requires Wisdom by Charles G. Finney The most common definition of wisdom is, that it is the choice of the best end and the selection of the most appropriate means for the accomplishment of that end–the best adaptation of means to secure a desired end. “He that winneth souls,” God...

Michelle Carter and the Danger of Sinners
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Michelle Carter and the Danger of Sinners

Michelle Carter’s Crime Michelle Carter is the newest buzzword after her recent sentencing. Through a series of text messages and phone calls, 17-year-old Michelle encouraged her 18-year-old boyfriend, Conrad Roy, to commit suicide in 2014 in Massachusetts. She was recently convicted of involuntary manslaughter and received a 2.5 year sentence. The case, in its soul-disturbing...

The Gospel of Jesus Christ
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The Gospel of Jesus Christ

The Gospel of Jesus Christ “Marvel not that I said unto thee, Ye must be born again.” —Jesus Christ the Lord, John 3:7 God is holy, righteous, and just. But as he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation; Because it is written, Be ye holy; for...

Rethinking Revival
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Rethinking Revival

Revival and Judgment Intertwined Charles Finney in 1835 stated in “Hindrances to Revivals,” if revivals do cease in this land, the ministers and churches will be guilty of all the blood of all the souls that shall go to hell in consequence of it. […] if it is to be always so, that two-thirds of...

A Solemn Assembly
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A Solemn Assembly

THE SOLEMN ASSEMBLY The Sad Fact Most professing Christians have never heard of a Solemn Assembly. Of the relatively small number who have, a substantial portion consider it as merely an Old Testament practice of no particular relevance today. The Biblical Background There are not less than twelve revival movements in the Old Testament. While...

From Hydro Flask to the Heart of Jesus
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From Hydro Flask to the Heart of Jesus

An Object Lesson Some years back I spent about $25 on a mint green Hydro Flask. It was my favorite water bottle. Faithful. Indestructible. Last summer, I loaned it to a friend who worked outside all day. After about a week, he announced, “I gave your Hydro Flask to my coworker, because he really liked...

Manifestations of Carnality
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Manifestations of Carnality

The following tract was written by Elmer Ellsworth Shelhamer. Born in 1869, Shelhamer was converted at 16 and called to preach holiness and divine healing. He labored in revivals, helped found Free Methodist Churches in Pennsylvania and Illinois, and spent several years ministering at God’s Bible School. He wrote and edited a number of books...

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