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If evangelism is not a passion for the pastor, it will not be a priority for the people.

If evangelism is not a passion for the pastor, it will not be a priority for the people.

Reference:  Made For His Pleasure, Moody Press, 1996, p. 172. Get this book!


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The true gospel minister will have a real yearning over souls something like Rachel when she cried, “Give me children, or else I die.” So will he cry to God, that he may have his elect born, and brought home to him.

The true gospel minister will have a real yearning over souls something like Rachel when she cried, “Give me children, or else I die.” So will he cry to God, that he may have his elect born, and brought home to him.

Reference:  Autobiography, 1:329.


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How few know how to deal with an ignorant, worldly man, for his conversion! To get within him and win upon him; to suit our speech to his condition and temper; to choose the meetest subjects, and follow them with a holy mixture of seriousness, and terror, and love, and meekness, and evangelical allurements – oh! who is fit for such a thing?

How few know how to deal with an ignorant, worldly man, for his conversion! To get within him and win upon him; to suit our speech to his condition and temper; to choose the meetest subjects, and follow them with a holy mixture of seriousness, and terror, and love, and meekness, and evangelical allurements – oh! who is fit for such a thing?

Reference:  The Reformed Pastor, Chapter 3, Section 2.