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“The pious preacher will endeavor to adapt his discourses to the understanding of his hearers. He will not be ambitious of saying fine things to win applause, but of saying useful things to win souls. 335 more words
"Jesus Christ, and Him crucified, will be the great topic and darling theme of his preaching" by Lemuel Haynes
“A minister that watches for souls as one who expects to give account will have none to please but God.
When he studies his sermons, this will not be the enquiry, ‘How shall I form my discourse so as to please and gratify the humors of men, and get their applause?’ but ‘How shall I preach so as to do honor to God, and meet with the approbation of my Judge?’ 220 more words
FOX NEWS: Steve Hilton: Are you ‘triggered’ by the joyless, puritanical, xenophobic authoritarians of the left?
“Steve Hilton: Are you ‘triggered’ by the joyless, puritanical, xenophobic authoritarians of the left?” via FOX NEWS https://ift.tt/2s8wL36
“Christ never for a moment lived for Himself (Romans 15:3), but always for His church to leave it an example (Matthew 11:29; John 13:14–16; etc.), to serve it and to give His life as a ransom for many (Matthew 20:28), and to communicate to it His grace and truth, His light and His life (John 1:16; 6:33ff.; Colossians 3:4).” 22 more words
“He who has ceased to learn has ceased to teach.”
–Charles H. Spurgeon, An All-Round Ministry: Addresses to Ministers and Students (Carlisle, PA: Banner of Truth, 1960), 236.
“Before I came to London, I usually preached three times on the Lord’s Day, and five nights every week. And after I became Pastor at New Park Street Chapel, that average was fully maintained. 238 more words