16 Charles Finney Quotes

  • "No government is lawful or innocent that does not recognize the moral law as the only universal law, and God as the Supreme Lawgiver and Judge, to whom nations in their national capacity, as well as individuals, are amenable."

    - Charles Finney
    Topics: Government, Morality


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

    - Charles Finney
    Topics: Revival


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

    - Charles Finney
    Topics: Prayer


  • "No man can possibly be benevolent or religious, to the full extent of his obligations, without concerning himself, to a greater or less extent, with the affairs of human government."

    - Charles Finney
    Topics: Government


  • "When the church finds its members falling into gross and scandalous sins, then it is time for the church to awake and cry to God for a Revival of Religion."

    - Charles Finney
    Topics: Revival


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

    - Charles Finney
    Topics: Revival, Apathy


  • "A revival of religion presupposes a declension."

    - Charles Finney
    Topics: Revival


  • "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."

    - Charles Finney
    Topics: Morality, Freedom


  • "The obligation of human beings to support and obey human governments, while they legislate upon the principles of the moral law, is an unalterable as the moral law itself."

    - Charles Finney
    Topics: Government, Morality


  • "When there is a spirit of controversy in the church or in the land, a revival is needful. The spirit of religion is not the spirit of controversy. There can be no prosperity in religion, where the spirit of controversy prevails."

    - Charles Finney
    Topics: Revival


  • "When sinners are careless and stupid, and sinking into hell unconcerned, it is time the church should bestir themselves. It is as much the duty of the church to awake, as it is for the firemen to awake when a fire breaks out in the night in a great city."

    - Charles Finney
    Topics: Revival, Hell, Apathy


  • "When there are dissensions, and jealousies, and evil speakings among professors of religion, then there is great need of a revival. These things show that Christians have got far from God, and it is time to think earnestly of a revival."

    - Charles Finney
    Topics: Revival, Apathy, Jealousy


  • "Revival comes from heaven when heroic souls enter the conflict determined to win or die-or if need be, to win and die! "The kingdom of heaven suffereth violence, and the violent take it by force."

    - Charles Finney
    Topics: Revival


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

    - Charles Finney
    Topics: Grace, Growth, Thankfulness


  • "The moral law of God is the only law of individuals and of nations, and nothing can be rightful government but such as is established and administered with a view to its support."

    - Charles Finney
    Topics: Government, Morality



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