The George Whitefield Collection

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Bible The Duty of searching the Scriptures - "Search the scriptures." [John 5:39] George Whitefield
Care The Care of the Soul urged as the one thing needful - "But one thing is needful." [Luke 10:42] George Whitefield
Christ [01] Christ the Believer's Husband - "For thy Maker is thine husband." [Isaiah 54:5] George Whitefield
Christ [02] What think ye of Christ? -  "What think ye of Christ?" [Matthew 22:42] George Whitefield
Christ [03] Christ, the Believer's Wisdom, Righteousness, Sanctification, and Redemption - "But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption." [1 Corinthians 1:30] George Whitefield
Christ [04] The Knowledge of Jesus Christ the best Knowledge - "I determined not to know any thing among you, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified." [1 Corinthians 2:2] George Whitefield
Christ [05] Christ the only Preservative against a Reprobate Spirit - "Know ye not your own selves, how that Jesus Christ is in you, except ye be reprobates?" [2 Corinthians 13:5] George Whitefield
Christ [06] The Good Shepherd [A Farewell Sermon (The last sermon which Whitefield preached in London, on Wednesday, August 30th, 1769, before his final departure to America.)] - "My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me:  And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand." [John 10:27-28] George Whitefield
Christianity Worldly Business no Plea for the Neglect of Religion - "Let the dead bury their dead." [Matthew 8:22] George Whitefield
Christmas The Observation of the birth of Christ, the Duty of all Christians; or the true Way of keeping Christmas - "And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins." [Matthew 1:21] George Whitefield
Cursing The Heinous Sin of profane Cursing and Swearing - " But I say unto you, Swear not at all." [Matthew 5:34] George Whitefield
Discouragement An Exhortation to the People of God not to be discouraged in their Way, by the Scoffs and Contempt of wicked Men - "There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God." [Hebrews 4:9] George Whitefield
Drunkenness The heinous Sin of Drunkenness - "Be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit." [Ephesians 5:18] George Whitefield
Faith Abraham's Offering Up His Son Isaac - "And he said, Lay not thine hand upon the lad, neither do thou any thing unto him, for now I know that thou fearest God, seeing thou hast not withheld thy Son, thine only Son from me." [Genesis 22:12] George Whitefield
Family The Great Duty of Family-Religion - "As for me and my house, we will serve the LORD." [Joshua 24:15]
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Grace The Method of Grace - "They have healed also the hurt of the daughter of my people slightly, saying, Peace, peace; when there is no peace." [Jeremiah 6:14] George Whitefield
Hell The Eternity of Hell-Torments - " And these shall go away into everlasting punishment." [Matthew 25:46] George Whitefield
Holiness [01] Walking with God- "And Enoch walked with God: and he was not; for God took him." [Genesis 5:24]
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Holiness [02] The Benefits of an early Piety - "Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth." [Ecclesiastes 12:1] George Whitefield
Holiness [03] Christians, Temples of the living God - "Ye are the temple of the living God." [2 Corinthians 6:16] George Whitefield
Holy Spirit [01] The Indwelling of the Spirit, the common Privilege of all Believers - "In the last day, that great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying, If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink.  He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water. (But this spake he of the Spirit, which they that believe on him should receive). [John 7:37-39] George Whitefield
Holy Spirit [02] The Holy Spirit convincing the World of Sin, Righteousness, and Judgment - "And when he is come, he will reprove the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment." [John 16:8] George Whitefield
Holy Spirit [03] Marks of having received the Holy Ghost - "Have ye received the Holy Ghost since ye believed?" [Acts 19:2] George Whitefield
Listening Directions how to hear Sermons - "Take heed therefore how ye hear." [Luke 8:18] George Whitefield
Love The great Duty of Charity recommended - "Charity never faileth." [1 Corinthians 13:8] George Whitefield
Justification Justification by Christ - "But ye are justified." [1 Corinthians 6:11] George Whitefield
Ministry [01] The Necessity of Benefits of Religious Society - "Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labor. For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow: but woe to him that is alone when he falleth; for he hath not another to help him up. Again, if two lie together, then they have heat: but how can one be warm alone? And if one prevail against him, two shall withstand him; and a threefold cord is not quickly broken." [Ecclesiastes 4:9-12] George Whitefield
Ministry [02] The Day of Small Things - Preached before the Governor and Council, and the House of Assembly, in Georgia, on January 28, 1770,   "For who hath despised the day of small things?"  [Zechariah 4:10] George Whitefield
Miracle [01] Blind Bartimaeus - "And Jesus said unto him, 'Go thy way; thy faith hath made thee whole. And immediately he received his sight, and followed Jesus in the way.'" [Mark 10:52] George Whitefield
Miracle [02] The Marriage of Cana - "This beginning of miracles did Jesus in Cana of Galilee, and manifested forth his glory; and his disciples believed on him." [John 2:11] George Whitefield
Persecution Persecution every Christian's Lot - "Yes, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution." [2 Timothy 3:12] George Whitefield
Prayer Intercession, every Christian's Duty - "Brethren, pray for us." [1 Thessalonians 5:25] George Whitefield
Rebellion Britain's Mercies, and Britain's Duty - Preached at Philadelphia, on Sunday, August 24, 1746. and occasioned by the Suppression of the late unnatural Rebellion. "That they might observe his statutes, and keep his laws. Praise ye the LORD." [Psalm 105:45] George Whitefield
Regeneration Regeneration - "If any man be in Christ, he is a new creature."  [2 Corinthians 5:17] George Whitefield
Repentance A Penitent Heart, the best New Year's Gift - "Except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish." [Luke 13:3]
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Rest Christ the only Rest for the Weary and Heavy Laden - " Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest." [Matthew 11:28] George Whitefield
Resurrection [01] The Resurrection of Lazarus - "And when he thus had spoken, he cried with a loud voice, Lazarus, come forth. And he that was dead came forth, bound hand and foot with graveclothes: and his face was bound about with a napkin. Jesus saith unto them, Loose him, and let him go." [John 11:43-44]
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Resurrection [02] The Power of Christ's Resurrection - "That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection." [Philippians 3:10] George Whitefield
Righteousness [01] The Folly and Danger of not being righteous enough - "Be not righteous over much; neither make thyself over wise: why shouldest thou destroy thyself?" [Ecclesiastes 7:16] George Whitefield
Righteousness [02] A Preservative against unsettled Notions, and want of Principles, in regard to Righteousness and Christian Perfection - "Be not righteous over much; neither make thyself over wise: why shouldest thou destroy thyself?" [Ecclesiastes 7:16] George Whitefield
Righteousness [03] The Lord our Righteousness - "THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS" [Jeremiah 23:6] George Whitefield
Righteousness [04] The Righteousness of Christ an everlasting Righteousness - "And to bring in everlasting righteousness." [Daniel 9:24] George Whitefield
Salvation [01] The Seed of the Woman, and the Seed of the Serpent - "And I will put Enmity between thee and the Woman, and between thy Seed and her Seed, it shall bruise thy Head, and thou shalt bruise his Head." [Genesis 3:15] George Whitefield
Salvation [02] The Potter and the Clay - "The word which came to Jeremiah from the LORD, saying, 'Arise, and go down to the potter's house, and there I will cause thee to hear my words.' Then I went down to the potter's house, and, behold, he wrought a work on the wheels. And the vessel that he made of clay was marred in the hand of the potter: so he made it again another vessel, as seemed good to the potter to make it. Then the word of the LORD came to me, saying, O house of Israel, cannot I do with you as this potter? saith the LORD. Behold, as the clay is in the potter's hand, so are ye in mine hand, O house of Israel." [Jeremiah 18:1-6] George Whitefield
Salvation [03] Marks of a True Conversion - "Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven." [Matthew 18:3] George Whitefield
Salvation [04] The wise and foolish Virgins - "Watch therefore, for ye know neither the day nor the hour wherein the Son of man cometh." [Matthew 25:13] George Whitefield
Salvation [05] The Pharisee and the Publican - "I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than the other: for every one that exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted." [Luke 18:14] George Whitefield
Salvation [06] The Gospel Supper - "And the servant said, Lord, it is done as thou hast commanded, and yet there is room.  And the lord said unto the servant, Go out into the highways and hedges, and compel them to come in, that my house may be filled.  For I say unto you, That none of those men which were bidden shall taste of my supper." [Luke 14:22-24] George Whitefield
Salvation [07] The Conversion of Zacchaeus - "And Jesus said unto him, 'This day is salvation come to this house, forsomuch as he also is a son of Abraham.  For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.'" [Luke 19:9-10] George Whitefield
Salvation [08] Saul's Conversion - "But Saul increased the more in strength, and confounded the Jews which dwelt at Damascus, proving that this is very Christ." [Acts 9:22] George Whitefield
Salvation [09] The Almost Christian - "Almost thou persuadest me to be a Christian." [Acts 26:28] George Whitefield
Satan "Satan's Schemes" (2 Corinthians 2:11) by George Whitefield (1714-1770). Originally preached in the 1700's. Discusses some of the key "schemes" that Satan uses against Christians. This sermon helps us to understand why godly Christians sometimes struggle in their walk with Christ. We have an enemy of our souls but we are not unaware of his schemes! The sermon that Satan DOES NOT want you to read or listen too!
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Self-Denial The Extent and Reasonableness of Self-Denial - "And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself." [Luke 9:23] George Whitefield
Temptation [01] The Temptation of Christ - "Then was Jesus led up of the spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil. And when he had fasted forty days and forty nights, he was afterward an hungred. And when the tempter came to him, he said, 'If thou be the Son of God, command that these stones be made bread.' But he answered and said, 'It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.' Then the devil taketh him up into the holy city, and setteth him on a pinnacle of the temple, And saith unto him, 'If thou be the Son of God, cast thyself down: for it is written, He shall give his angels charge concerning thee: and in their hands they shall bear thee up, lest at any time thou dash thy foot against a stone.' Jesus said unto him, 'It is written again, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.' Again, the devil taketh him up into an exceeding high mountain, and sheweth him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them; And saith unto him, 'All these things will I give thee, if thou wilt fall down and worship me.' Then saith Jesus unto him, 'Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve.' Then the devil leaveth him, and, behold, angels came and ministered unto him." [Matthew 4:1-11] George Whitefield
Temptation [02] Christ the Support of the Tempted - "Lead us not into temptation." [Matthew 6:13] George Whitefield
Thankfulness Thankfulness for Mercies received, a necessary Duty - "Then are they glad because they be quiet; so he bringeth them unto their desired haven. Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!" [Psalm 107:30-31] George Whitefield
Transfiguration Christ's Transfiguration - "And it came to pass about an eight days after these sayings, he took Peter and John and James, and went up into a mountain to pray. And as he prayed, the fashion of his countenance was altered, and his raiment was white and glistering. And, behold, there talked with him two men, which were Moses and Elias: Who appeared in glory, and spake of his decease which he should accomplish at Jerusalem. But Peter and they that were with him were heavy with sleep: and when they were awake, they saw his glory, and the two men that stood with him. And it came to pass, as they departed from him, Peter said unto Jesus, 'Master, it is good for us to be here: and let us make three tabernacles; one for thee, and one for Moses, and one for Elias:' not knowing what he said. While he thus spake, there came a cloud, and overshadowed them: and they feared as they entered into the cloud. And there came a voice out of the cloud, saying, 'This is my beloved Son: hear him.' And when the voice was past, Jesus was found alone. And they kept it close, and told no man in those days any of those things which they had seen." [Luke 9:28-36] George Whitefield
Worldliness The Folly and Danger of parting with Christ for the Pleasures and Profits of Life - "And when he was entered into a ship, his disciples followed him. And, behold, there arose a great tempest in the sea, insomuch that the ship was covered with the waves: but he was asleep. And his disciples came to him, and awoke him, saying, 'Lord, save us: we perish.' And he saith unto them, 'Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith?' Then he arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great calm. But the men marvelled, saying, 'What manner of man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey him!' And when he was come to the other side into the country of the Gergesenes, there met him two possessed with devils, coming out of the tombs, exceeding fierce, so that no man might pass by that way. And, behold, they cried out, saying, 'What have we to do with thee, Jesus, thou Son of God? art thou come hither to torment us before the time?' And there was a good way off from them an herd of many swine feeding. So the devils besought him, saying, 'If thou cast us out, suffer us to go away into the herd of swine.' And he said unto them, 'Go.' And when they were come out, they went into the herd of swine: and, behold, the whole herd of swine ran violently down a steep place into the sea, and perished in the waters. And they that kept them fled, and went their ways into the city, and told every thing, and what was befallen to the possessed of the devils. And, behold, the whole city came out to meet Jesus: and when they saw him, they besought him that he would depart out of their coasts." [Matthew 8:23-34] George Whitefield
Women Christ the best Husband: or, an earnest Invitation to Young Women to come and see Christ. Preached to a Society of Young Women, in Fetter-Lane -  "Hearken, O daughter, and consider, and incline thine ear; forget also thine own people, and thy father's house; So shall the king greatly desire thy beauty: for he is thy Lord; and worship thou him." [Psalm 45:10-11] George Whitefield

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