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Revival Miscellanies

By James Caughey


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   Chapter 1 - Is Entire Sanctification a Gradual or an Instantaneous Work? - It is frequently asked, "Is the blessing of entire sanctification gradual, or is it instantaneous?" I answer, in three respects it is gradual, and in ...read
   Chapter 2 - Entire Sanctification a Distinct Blessing - So far as I am acquainted with the Methodist people, both in these kingdoms and in America, they do hold entire sanctification to be an after-work, an ...read
   Chapter 3 - Revival Preaching - Many desire a revival, but they are unwilling to labor for it. I know an animal that is very fond of fish, but would rather do without them than wet h ...read
   Chapter 4 - Methods of Promoting a Revival - You say, "Your experience has been far more extensive than mine. I should like to inquire whether all these extraordinary movements begin and proceed ...read
   Chapter 5 - Effect of Revival Efforts on Lukewarm Church-Members - The impression has been deepening in my mind for several years, that it is possible for a man to become deeply concerned about his soul; and that, dur ...read
   Chapter 6 - Revivals and the Terrors of God - An opponent of revivals has said, "I consider the state of these new converts in no other light than that of a state of terror." But they are really ...read
   Chapter 7 - Revival Excitements - In reading the Memoirs of the late Mr. William Dawson I met with the following anecdote: Mr. Dawson, it seems, was one day accosted by an individual ...read
   Chapter 8 - Of Confusion in Revival Prayer-Meetings - Do you remember the sentiment of a certain baronet respecting George Whitefield? Said he to a friend, "Mr. B____, after all that has been said, this W ...read
   Chapter 9 - Advice to an Inquirer - You are really ingenious in ferreting out difficulties in the way of giving your heart to God. The poor heart is "divided and subdivided" upon many th ...read
   Chapter 10 - The Convert Under Sore Temptation - I do not wonder that, instead of peace you have trouble, in all your "borders." When a prisoner has escaped, the "hue and cry" is immediately raised. ...read
   Chapter 11 - The Insufficiency of Infidelity - Has my infidel reader never read the story of one Aristoxenus, the musician? So great was his admiration of his profession that he defined the human s ...read
   Chapter 12 - Infidelity and Faith Contrasted - Doubtless you have read Ephesians 1:18, -- "The eyes of your understanding being enlightened." This implies that the mind has a looking faculty, as we ...read
   Chapter 13 - Infidels Not Sincere - My persuasion is deepened, as I become acquainted with infidels, that there are few of them honest in the sentiments they pretend to entertain. A wick ...read
   Chapter 14 - Infidel Objections Answered - In two respects, I perceive, the infidels in Europe resemble those in America: 1st. Rejecting everything. 2nd. Affirming nothing. You consider Christi ...read
   Chapter 15 - The Anxiety of Infidels - A visitor, some years ago, when commenting upon the concluding article of the infidel's creed, "I believe in all unbelief," remarked, that it might ha ...read
   Chapter 16 - Infidel Defenses Demolished - Infidels of the present day are greatly at a loss for some original vigorous spirit, -- one who could skim off old discolored froth, and dive deeper t ...read
   Chapter 17 - Annihilation - Art thou in health, my friend? Bad health, or an improper course of life must have impelled you, surely, to espouse, -- I shall not say such principle ...read
   Chapter 18 - The Soul Not Material - I cannot now find time to enter "minutely" into all your speculations -- speculations they are, and ever must remain, so long as you have not a "Thus ...read
   Chapter 19 - Misery of Backsliders - I cannot think or your sad case, dear backslider, without recurring to the following mournful lines; cadences, which, if I am not mistaken, will find ...read
   Chapter 20 - Christ a Backslider's Saviour - Unbelief is ever ingenious in the invention of instruments wherewith to torture the soul. You say, "It was suggested to me the other day, and it stung ...read
   Chapter 21 - Past Sins of Backsliders - Dryden's sentiment, in the following lines, if applied to unpardoned sin, or when seized upon by a mind that is flying from the Saviour, as it is ende ...read
   Chapter 22 - Backsliders Must Take Right Views of God - Your state of soul surprises me. I feel persuaded the hindrance must be in yourself. I verily believe God has no exceptions against you. He is as will ...read
   Chapter 23 - The Backslider Encouraged - I am not at all surprised that your feelings are so much changed for the better. The cause is plain; your views of your Heavenly Father are materially ...read
   Chapter 24 - The Backslider Restored - You may, indeed, well call upon heaven and earth to assist you in celebrating the high praises of your pardoning God. How clearly do you now see that ...read
   Chapter 25 - Of Prayer - Concerning prayer the Scripture phraseology is, pray always, pray continually, pray without ceasing, pray with perseverance. Mr. Wesley describes it a ...read
   Chapter 26 - The Believer in Affliction - The reader probably has often said, "It is to me a great mystery, why the Lord suffers his children to be afflicted, while the wicked are in prosperit ...read
   Chapter 27 - Hints to Ministers - A call to preach is frequently just what Jeremiah describes it to be. Although he was tempted to say, "I will not make mention of him, nor speak any m ...read
   Chapter 28 - Ministerial Conflicts - What you say is perfectly correct. "Is not my word a hammer, saith the Lord, to break the rock in pieces?" "But, adds an old divine, "it will never br ...read

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