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Charles Grandison Finney

by Kevin Bauder

Charles Grandison Finney, Part One: Finney’s System

Charles Grandison Finney, Part Two: Finney’s Influence

Scott Aniol

About Scott Aniol

Scott Aniol is the founder and Executive Director of Religious Affections Ministries. He is Chair of the Worship Ministry Department at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he teaches courses in ministry, worship, hymnology, aesthetics, culture, and philosophy. He is the author of Worship in Song: A Biblical Approach to Music and Worship, Sound Worship: A Guide to Making Musical Choices in a Noisy World, and By the Waters of Babylon: Worship in a Post-Christian Culture, and speaks around the country in churches and conferences. He is an elder in his church in Fort Worth, TX where he resides with his wife and four children. Views posted here are his own and not necessarily those of his employer.

3 Responses to Charles Grandison Finney

  1. What the last paragraph of part 2 says is in fact what we must do. We must recconect with the sound doctrine of the older tradition and leave behind revivalism if we are to be true to God and His Word.

  2. We must also leave behind "freewill" doctrine that is so pivotal to revivalist doctrine and return to the doctrine of election as Calvin made so clear.

  3. We must also get away from "freewill" doctrine that is so much a part of Finneys methods and return to the clear teaching of scripture that was made clear by men like Calvin,Spurgeon,and Edwards

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