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Charles Grandison Finney was converted to Christ on this date, 10/10/1821.  Finney (then 29 years of age was at Adams, New Jersey when this new birth took place.  The next day he received “a mighty baptism of the Holy Ghost” was thus sanctified holy.  Quickly thereafter Charles gave up this law practice, became a minister and stayed one for the next 50 years.  He also taught and wrote.  See his Revival Lectures.

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A state of mind that sees God in everything is evidence of growth in grace and a thankful heart.

Unless the will is free, man has no freedom; and if he has no freedom he is not a moral agent, that is, he is incapable of moral action and also of moral character.

Unless I had the spirit of prayer, I could do nothing.

There can be no revival when Mr. Amen and Mr. Wet-Eyes are not found in the audience.

A revival is nothing else than a new beginning of obedience to God.

Charles Finney died this date 8/16/1875 at Oberlin, Ohio. He was converted to Jesus Christ at age twenty-nine.  Finney was a lawyer who became a Presbyterian revivalist.  Later he affiliating with Oberlin College.  He was born in 1792.

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