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Friday, February 25, 2005

"How To Preach Without Converting Anybody"... Charles G Finney

This week we have been looking at some of the old time Preachers on prayer and revival, what an inspiration they have been. Today's article from JCSM is by Charles G. Finney, one of God's greatest evangelists , and as relevant today as ever...

How To Preach Without Converting Anybody

Preach on every doctrine that centers the attention on man rather than Jesus. Teach every doctrine that makes man the center of God's attention rather than God the center of man's devotion.

Tell people only what God will do for them. Avoid preaching about the necessity of a radical change of heart, through the truth revealed to the heart by the agency of the Holy Spirit.

Let your supreme motive to be popular with all people, then, of course, your preaching will be suited for that purpose, and not to convert souls to Christ... Continue reading

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