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Descriptive Summary

Title: Frank Hall Wright sermons
Dates: 1916
Accession Number(s): 1996-091
Extent: 2 inches
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Austin Seminary Archives at the Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Biographical Note: Frank Hall Wright (1860-1922) was an evangelist in the western United States. Wright was born January 1, 1860 in Oklahoma (then considered Indian Territory) to a father who was a chief of the Choctaw Nation and a mother who was a Presbyterian missionary. He graduated from Union College in 1882 and then from Union Theological Seminary in 1885. After his ordination, he traveled the United States preaching as an evangelist and missionary to Native Americans. He received a doctorate of divinity from Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri in 1917. He died in Canada on July 16, 1922.

Scope and Contents: The Frank Hall Wright Sermons are typed, bound sermons delivered by Wright at First Presbyterian Church of San Antonio in January 1916. These sermons were a component of special evangelistic services intended for both Christians and the general public.

Related Collections: The Arthur Gray Jones papers at the Austin Seminary Archives include letters written by Frank Hall Wright to Arthur Gray Jones from 1915-1916. Digitized versions of these letters are available as PDF file here.

Restrictions: Materials are available by appointment only. Contact the archivist for details.

Index Terms:
Wright, Frank Hall, 1860-1922.
First Presbyterian Church (San Antonio, Tex.)
Sermons, American --Texas.

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Preferred Citation: Frank Hall Wright sermons, 1916, Austin Seminary Archives, Stitt Library, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Existence and Location of Copies: Digital reproductions of the Frank Hall Wright sermons and related material are available as PDF files through the links embedded in the finding aid below.


Box Number:
D006   Sermons:
    Introductory page, “The Measureless Grace of God”
    Clipping, “Evangelist Wins Souls: Rev. Frank Hall Wright Does Good Work During Three Weeks’ Services Here,” San Antonio Express, January 21, 1916
    “The Necessity for Prayer,” January 3, 1916
    “God’s Will,” John 1-5:14, January 4, 1916
    “Praying Ground: Conditions of answered prayer,” John 1:3, January 5, 1916
    “Faith and Prayer,” Matthew 21:22, January 6, 1916
    “Influence of Mothers,” January 7, 1916
    “Confession and Prayer,” January 8, 1916
    “Why Sickness, Affliction, Trouble and Distress?,” January 10, 1916
    “As a man thinketh, in his heart so is it,” Proverbs 23:7, January 11, 1916
    “What it costs to be a Christian,” Matthew 10:39, January 11, 1916
    “The Holy Spirit,” John 16:14, January 12, 1916
    “What it costs not to be a Christian: ‘He that findeth his life shall lose it; and he that loseth his life for my sake shall find it,” Matthew 10:39, January 12, 1916
    “Grieving the Holy Spirit,” January 13, 1916
    “The Filling of the Spirit,” January 14, 1916
    “Regeneration,” John 3:3-5, January 14, 1916
    “Heaven,” 1 Peter 1-4, January 17, 1916
    “The Love of God,” January 17, 1916
    “Fitness for Heaven,” Matthew 7:21, January 18, 1916
    “Agonizing before God,” Luke 13, 7:45 p.m., January 18, 1916
    “The Spirit of Worldliness,” Matthew 6:33, 3:00 p.m., January 19, 1916
    “One Cause of Infidelity,” 1 Timothy 1:19, 7:45 p.m., January 19, 1916
    “Peace by the Blood,” Colossians 1:20, 3:00 p.m., January 20, 1916
    “Faith,” Acts 16:25-31, 7:45 p.m., January 20, 1916
    “Love as a Motive Power,” 2 Corinthians 5:14, 3:00 p.m., January 21, 1916
    “Marred Lives Made New,” 7:45 p.m., January 21, 1916

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