I. Show that the natural state of man is a state of pure selfishness. II. Show that the character of the Christian is that of benevolence. That is, choosing the happiness of others. III. Show that the new birth in Christ Jesus consists in a change from selfishness to benevolence. IV. Point out some areas where saints and sinners, or true and false converts, are the same - and some areas where they are different. V. Answer some questions. VI. Conclude with some remarks.
Charles G. Finney, 3/20/2012