Quotes for Topic: Pastoral_ministry-evangelism
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.
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.