The Skeleton in the Closet

A few days ago, I posted a very informative article by Dr. R. C. Sproul concerning the widespread destructive Pelagian influence on the modern day church (found here.) Below is a video on the same vital theme.

airo: “One of the main reasons for the resurgence of Pelagianism today is the ministry of Charles Finney. Many call him America‚Äôs greatest revivalist. Few are aware he rejected essential Christian truth.”

Nicenecouncil.com: “For years Charles G. Finney has gotten a free ride from evangelical preachers and churches for various reasons, but mostly because few had ever taken the time to read his obtuse books or even try to understand his theology. Many supposedly came to Christ under him, and that was enough to convince the multitudes that he must be sound and Biblical. But now a number of writers and theologians are opening the door to his theology, and many are shocked to see what he truly believed – Charles G. Finney was clearly and undeniably a heretic – he did not preach nor teach the true gospel, as set forth in the Scriptures. In fact it is not an exaggeration to say that he was one of the greatest heretics of church history!”

Finney’s influence is widespread in our day, but even more troubling is the pervasive Pelagianism that he taught. Why is this such a problem? Dr. Sproul explains:

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