PCA Historical Center

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Clarence Edward Noble Macartney Collection

Manuscript Collection #54

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Content Summary:

Span Dates: 1931 - 1941

Size: .25 cu. ft.

Access Restrictions: None

Collection Citation: Clarence E. Macartney Collection, PCA Historical Center, St. Louis, MO.

Finding Aid is normally located in folder number 1 of each box.

Dr. Macartney [18 September 1879 – 20 February 1957] began his ministry at the First Presbyterian Church of Pittsburgh, PA on Sunday, 3 April 1927. This collection of his printed sermons date from 1931 to 1941 or are undated. All are from the period of his ministry at First. Unless otherwise noted, all of these sermons were donated to the PCA Historical Center by the Rev. Ray Cannata, pastor of Grace Community Church, Bridgewater, NJ.

Subject Box File
Macartney, Clarence E., A Church Not Ashamed of the Gospel, sermon, Mark 8:38, 10pp., undated    
Macartney, Clarence E., A Good Name Plus a Good Conscience, sermon, III John 12, 14pp., undated
Macartney, Clarence E., A Man Who Talked to His Soul, sermon, Luke 12:19, 9 pp., undated
Macartney, Clarence E., "Adrift" "Drifting from her God," sermon, Heb. 2:2, 10pp., 27 November 1932.
Macartney, Clarence E., Alas, My Brother: The Man Who Won and Then Lost, sermon, 1 Kings 13:30; 11pp.; dated 28 June 1931    
Macartney, Clarence E., Bible Epitaphs II, sermon, Acts 1:25, 12pp., 15 September 1935
Macartney, Clarence E., Bible Epitaphs V, sermon, Acts 12:23, 12pp., 9 February 1936    
Macartney, Clarence E., "Bring Up Samuel," sermon, 1 Samuel 28:11, 15pp.; undated, "preached in Miller Chapel to the students of Princeton Theological Seminary"    
Macartney, Clarence E., Cain and Abel: Two Brothers and Two Destinies, Genesis 4:8, 13pp.
Macartney, Clarence E., Christian Giving, sermon, 1 Corinthians 16:1; 16pp.; 1936 [2nd edition]    
Macartney, Clarence E., Conscience, sermon, Mark 6:16, 13pp., undated
Macartney, Clarence E., Facing Life and Getting the Best of It: I. Getting the Best of Fear, sermon, Genesis 15:1 and Rev. 1:15, 10pp., 17 September 1939
Macartney, Clarence E., Five Drunkards of the Bible, sermon, Prov. 23.32, 15pp., undated    
Macartney, Clarence E., For Her Sake, sermon, Mark 6:17,26, 9pp., 21 September 1930
Macartney, Clarence E., Future Punishment, sermon, Acts 24:25, 10pp., 15 December 1940
Macartney, Clarence E., Getting the Best of Doubt, sermon, Matthew 28:17, 11pp., 10 December 1939
Macartney, Clarence E., Getting the Best of Loneliness, sermon, Isaiah 63.3, 11pp., 5 November 1939    
Macartney, Clarence E., Getting the Best of the Tongue, sermon, Prov. 21.23, 11pp., 19 November 1939
Macartney, Clarence E., God Makes No Mistakes, sermon, Genesis 50:20, 10pp., 27 November 1932
Macartney, Clarence E., Heroes and Heroines I Have Known, sermon, Romans 8:37, 11pp., undated
Macartney, Clarence E., How God Forgives Sin, sermon, Colossians 1:14, 11pp., undated    
Macartney, Clarence E., I Believe His Soul Is Lost, sermon, Matthew 16:26, 11pp., undated
Macartney, Clarence E., In the Footsteps of St. John - III. "Thyatira and the Morning Star", sermon, Revelation 2:28; 14pp.; undated    
Macartney, Clarence E., Joy and Peace in Believing, sermon, Romans 15:13, 10pp., 6 February 1938
Macartney, Clarence E., Judge Not, sermon, 1 Samuel 1:14; [11pp.]; undated    
Macartney, Clarence E., Killed In A Summer House: The Sins and Temptations of the Summer. Preached at the First Presbyterian Church, Pittsburgh, Pa., Sunday evening, June 17, 1934. Text: Judges 3:20, 24. 10pp.    
Macartney, Clarence E., King Agrippa: The Almost Christian, sermon, Acts 26:29, 12pp., undated
Macartney, Clarence E., May I Introduce My Friend?, sermon, John 13:1, 7pp., 16 February 1941 [2]
Macartney, Clarence E., Moses, sermon, Hebrews 11:27, 14pp., undated    
Macartney, Clarence E., Naboth Not For Sale, sermon, 1 Kings 21, 14pp.; 1953 [from series on Bible Characters]    
Macartney, Clarence E., Naomi - A Great Mother-in-Law, sermon, Ruth 1, 12 pp., undated
Macartney, Clarence E., On the Road to Repentance, sermon, Luke 23:40-43, 11pp., 29 March 1931
Macartney, Clarence E., Predestination, sermon, Acts 2:23, 12pp., 12 October 1930
Macartney, Clarence E., Repentance, sermon, Acts 20:21, 8pp., 18 October 1942
Macartney, Clarence E., The Doctrine of the Trinity, sermon, Deuteronomy 6:4 and 2 Corinthians 13:14, 18pp.; undated [No. 2 in the series For the Faith]    
Macartney, Clarence E., The Everlasting Gospel, sermon, Revelation 14:6, 12pp.; undated    
Macartney, Clarence E., The Fear of God, sermon, Luke 12:5-7, 10pp., undated
Macartney, Clarence E., The Five Fools of the Bible [re: Ps 14:1; 2 Sam 3:33; Lk 12:20; 1 Cor 15:35; 1 Cor 4:10], 32pp., undated, addresses from the Tuesday Noon Club, includes portrait of C.E. Macartney    
Macartney, Clarence E., The Great Revolt Against Rationalism in the Protestant Church, sermon, Judges 6:14, 15pp.; undated [No. 7 in the series For the Faith]    
Macartney, Clarence E., The Next Day Chios, sermon, Acts 20:15, 10pp., 19 September 1937
Macartney, Clarence E., The Way of a Man with a Maid: III. Isaac and Rebekah--Jacob and Rachel, sermon, Genesis 24:58 and 29:20, 10 May 1931
Macartney, Clarence E., What Wilt Thou That I Should Do Unto Thee?, sermon, Mark 10:51, 11pp.,
18 September 1932

Also on file in the Historical Center is a copy of Dr. Macartney's autobiography, The Making of a Minister (Great Neck, NY: Channel Press, 1961), 224pp.

Other works by Dr. Macartney--
Macartney, Clarence Edward, “Period of the General Synod, 1717-1788,” in The Journal of the Department of History (of the Presbyterian Church), 15.1 (March 1932) 18-30.

Works concerning Dr. Macartney--



Dr. Clarence Edward Noble Macartney
[1879 - 1957]
Photograph taken from the dustjacket of
The Making of a Minister: The Autobiography of Clarence E. Macartney
(Great Neck, NY: Channel Press, 1961)