If You Aren’t Willing to Work Hard, Stop Preaching and Get a New Job

“I would have all lazy students drummed out of the college and all lazy ministers out of the Assembly. I would have laziness held to be the one unpardonable sin in all our students and in all our ministers.  . . .  We have plenty of time for all our work did we husband our … More If You Aren’t Willing to Work Hard, Stop Preaching and Get a New Job

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Laying Down Our Approaches to the Conscience of Men

Tuesday is for Preaching Alexander Whyte (That’s not Alexander Whyte in the picture. Whyte’s dates are 1836-1921) commenting on Nathan’s rapier-like preaching to David in confronting him about the wickedness of his actions with regard to Uriah and Bathsheba wrote: “We ministers must far more study Nathan’s method; especially when we are sent to preach … More Laying Down Our Approaches to the Conscience of Men

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Preaching is Meddlesome Business.

Tuesday is for Preaching Years ago, when I taught preaching at a seminary in California, I loved to quote Alexander Whyte (1836-1921)  on the preaching of Nathan the prophet. Here Whyte comments on Nathan’s message to David after David has committed adultery with Bathsheba. “Preaching is magnificent work if only we could get preachers like … More Preaching is Meddlesome Business.

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