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The GOSPEL TRUTH The Oberlin Evangelist. January 4, 1854 By PRESIDENT FINNEY. Reported by The Editor. "Brethren, if any of you do err from the truth, and one convert him, let him know, that he which converteth the sinner from the error of his way shall save a soul from death, and shall hide a multitude of sins." --James 5:19, 20. A subject of present duty and of great practical importance is brought before us in this text. That we may clearly apprehend it, let us I. Enquire into the true idea of a sinner. What constitutes a sinner? (1.) A sinner is, essentially, a moral agent. So much he must be, whatever else he may or may not be. He must have free will, in the sense of being able to originate his own activities. He must be the responsible author of his own acts, in such a sense that he is not compelled irresistibly to act one way or another, otherwise than according to his own free c

The Christian Duty

How To Reach The Lost- The Biblical Way. The Bible clearly states that the soul that sins shall die. If a person slips into eternity without Christ, the fate that awaits him or her is hell, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth and where the worm does not die. Hell is a hard thing to talk about or even think about, but that is the truth from the Word of God. So, here’s the first question: Do you WANT to step out of your comfort zone and begin to share your faith? You know, the sad thing is that I can presume that most of us do not share our faith on a regular basis. I know I don't. In fact, according to the Barna Research Group, only 55 percent of born-again Christians believe it is their responsibility to even share their faith at all! And according to Dr. Bill Bright of Campus Crusade for Christ, only 2 percent of Christians share their faith on a regular basis. The second question is this: What does God's Word tell us about sharing our faith? Ta