Chamberlain, C. The Layman's Assistant [Revival content]  1862
Chamberlain, C. The Layman's Assistant [Revival content]  1862
Chamberlain, C. The Layman's Assistant [Revival content]  1862
Chamberlain, C. The Layman's Assistant [Revival content]  1862
Chamberlain, C. The Layman's Assistant [Revival content]  1862

Chamberlain, C. The Layman's Assistant [Revival content] 1862

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Chamberlain, C. The Layman's Assistant. Hartford: The Author, 1862. First Edition.

Very good black cloth stamped in blind, gilt to spine, 5 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches, recent former owner's signature on front paste-down, 339 pp., foxing, the chapter on Revivals with underlining and notes in pencil. Hinge between title page and preface newly repaired with pH neutral adhesive. Good. Hardcover.  [3858] 

Not in Roberts. The book has nine parts: The Attainment and Cultivation of Christian Character; Prayer; Revivals; Personal Activity and Effort; Liberality; The Gospel Ministry; Children and the Sabbath School; Missions; Miscellaneous.

The chapter on Revivals is pp. 163-198, and includes Revivals Desirable; How to Secure a Revival; "Take up the stumbling block out of the way of my people" - Isa. 57:14; The Backslider's Return; How to Promote a Revival of Religion; Hindrances to Revivals; and Possible Results of Revivals.

The chapter on Personal Activity and Effort, pp. 199-255, is devoted to encouragements and instructions in personal evangelism and revival work.

Rev. Charles Chamberlain, graduate of Brown University, afterwards tutor in that institution; pastor at Auburn, Mass.; Ashford, Conn.; Eastford, Conn., and lastly at East Granby, Conn.