A Solemn Warning to Ministers: Let us consider, what it is to take heed to ourselves…

We will never understand the depths of this until we take it to heart. Paul spoke of being disqualified and did all he could in Christ to ensure that never happened. Good warning.

Regeneration, Repentance and Reformation

Taken and adapted from, “THE REFORMED PASTOR.” Written by Richard Baxter.

images (2)See that the work of saving grace be thoroughly wrought in your own souls.

Take heed to yourselves, lest you be void of that saving grace of God which you offer to others, and be strangers to the effectual working of that gospel which you preach; and lest, while you proclaim to the world the necessity of a Savior, your own hearts should neglect him, and you should miss of an interest in him and his saving benefits. Take heed to yourselves, lest you perish, while you call upon others to take heed of perishing; and lest you famish yourselves while you prepare food for them. Though there is a promise of shining as the stars, to those ‘who turn many to righteousness,’ that is but on supposition that they are first turned to it themselves. Their own sincerity…

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The blog site is up and running. Please feel free to visit if you want to know the Lord. I treasure His Scriptures and pray you do, also. I've been a Christian since October 2009. The Lord saved me that month and has led me through many things in life. The one thing I adore Him for is bringing me the Light of Salvation and for forgiving me my wickedness.
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2 Responses to A Solemn Warning to Ministers: Let us consider, what it is to take heed to ourselves…

  1. Now you’re getting into the old Puritans. If you start reading these, which is who Spurgeon read, you will never be the same.

  2. tellthetruth1 says:

    I’ve heard loads of sermons Levi, but it isn’t the name or religion, it’s what’s taught I care about. This, along with many other things today just resonated with goodness. Enjoy.

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