The Reformed Pastor: A Discourse on the Pastoral Office : to which is Added, an Appendix, Containing Hints of Advice to Students for the Ministry and to Tutors of Academies
William Baynes, 1808 - 238 strán (strany)
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Strana 215 - Wherefore I take you to record this day, that I am pure from the blood of all men. For I have not shunned to declare unto you all the counsel of God.
Strana 7 - Verily, it is the common danger and calamity of the Church, to have unregenerate and inexperienced Pastors; and to have so many men become preachers, before they are Christians ; to be sanctified by dedication to the altar as God's priests, before they are sanctified by hearty dedication to Christ as his disciples; and so to worship an unknown God, and to preach an unknown Christ...
Strana 25 - ... be most in their ears. I confess I must speak it by lamentable experience, that I publish to my flock the distempers of my own soul. When I let my heart grow cold, my preaching is cold; and when it is confused, my preaching is confused ; and so I can often observe also in the best of my hearers, that when I have grown cold in preaching, they have grown cold too; and the next prayers which I have heard from them have been too like my preaching.
Strana 211 - What hadft thou done for the faving of that foul before it left the body ? There is one more gone into eternity ; what didft thou do to prepare him for it...
Strana 105 - Look around, and see how many of them are still in apparent danger of damnation. And how can you walk, and talk, and be merry with such people, when you know their case?
Strana 48 - the houfe of mourning, than to go to the houfe " of feafting : for that is the end of all men, and " the living will lay it to his heart.
Strana xviii - If we fay that we have no fin, we deceive ourfelves, and the truth is not in us: But if we confefs our fins, He is faithful and juft to forgive us our fins, and to cleanfe us from all unrighteoufnefs.
Strana 143 - I * keep under my body and bring it into fubjection ' left, that by any means, when I have preached ' to others, I myfelf mould be caft away?