By Ichabod Spencer
"A Pastor's Sketches is a sobering and not easy reminder that the Holy Spirit is the real agent of conversion. This e-book is urgently wanted this present day whilst a lot of our evangelism is patterned after present advertising equipment. It has deeply convicted me to continuously search to be in music with the Holy Spirit as I minister to others." - Jerry Bridges
“These sketches exhibit a doctrinal intensity and an experiential savvy completely meshed in a single who had the treatment of souls as his ardour. He dare now not interfere on God's paintings and he dare no longer overlook whatever that used to be his to do. realizing while to forestall is nearly as vital as understanding what to assert. Spencer takes us to college in this perpetually vital issue."—Tom Nettles
“Spencer is a grasp at flushing sinners out of hiding and directing them to Jesus Christ for salvation via Spirit-worked, basic religion. even though i guess few pastors could approve of each reaction Spencer makes to inquirers, ordinarily his religious assistance is biblical, doctrinal, functional, and experiential. His perceptive suggestions definitely has produced a lot fruit. A Pastor's Sketches is a compelling learn for pastors and Christian employees; its pages comprise the nuts and bolts of biblical evangelism, taught through genuine dialogues."—Joel Beeke
"Dr. Spencer's e-book should still definitely take a hard-earned position one of the instruments of any medical professional of souls. an individual with the reason for Christ at center will bemoan the truth that we've got too many miscarriages in our evangelistic labor-wards. those sketches present in Spencer's e-book, including the concluding classes, will move some distance to convey again the biblical stability that we so desperately desire if the preachers of the hot millennium are to end up themselves to have the ability and precise religious midwives.”—Conrad Mbewe
“Ichabod Spencer was once talented through God with a keenness for the pastoral care of souls. This publication is functional, pious, own and precious.”–James White
“Ichabod Spencer patiently and correctly helped carry many to discover leisure and adulthood in Jesus Christ. He used to be a pastor's pastor and the fruit of a lifetime's deal with God's humans was once given to the church during this important book."—Geoff Thomas
Ichabod Smith Spencer (1798-1854) used to be born in Rupert, Vermont. The Lord known as him to evangelise, and he used to be referred to as to function a colleague-pastor of the Congregational Church in Northampton, Massachusetts in 1828—the church made well-known by way of Jonathan Edwards. His ministry at Northampton from 1828-1832 was once remarkably blessed with conversions. Later in 1832 he authorised the decision to the second one Presbyterian Church in Brooklyn, ny the place he remained for 22 years. by the point of his dying the church had grown to be one of many biggest and such a lot influential in all of latest York country. His biographer states that he was once one of many maximum preachers the yank Pulpit produced in the course of that period. while, his maximum present and legacy used to be within the pastoral ministry. this may essentially be obvious during this justly recognized A Pastor’s Sketches which grew to become the most effective promoting titles in North the US. good flooring is venerated to have his 3 volumes of sermons additionally on hand less than the name The Bunyan of Brooklyn.
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