An Earnest Ministry the Want of the Times

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 1848 - 314 pages

An Earnest Ministry : The Want of the Times by John Angell James, first published in 1848, is a rare manuscript, the original residing in one of the great libraries of the world. This book is a reproduction of that original, which has been scanned and cleaned by state-of-the-art publishing tools for better readability and enhanced appreciation.

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A fine book to help direct a Pastors thinking.

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I would compare John Angell James' "An Earnest Ministry" with Richard Baxter's "Reformed Pastor." It is a strong call to ministers to be earnest in their ministry. To be earnest as Mr. James uses it ... Read full review

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Page 340 - He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water. ^(But this spake he of the Spirit, which they that believe on him should receive : for the Holy Ghost was not yet given; because that Jesus was not yet glorified.) ^Many of the people therefore, when they heard this saying, said, Of a truth this is the Prophet.
Page 184 - The diseased have ye not strengthened, neither have ye healed that which was sick, neither have ye bound up that which was broken, neither have ye brought again that which was driven away, neither have ye sought that which was lost; but with force and with cruelty have ye ruled them.
Page 195 - I have been in the deep ; in journeyings often, in perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils by mine own countrymen, in perils by the heathen, in perils in the city, in perils in the wilderness, in perils in the sea, in perils among false brethren ; in weariness and painfulness, in watchings often, in hunger and thirst, in fastings often, in cold and nakedness.
Page 124 - ... .Then said he unto me, prophesy unto the wind, prophesy, Son of man, and say to the wind, thus saith the Lord God; Come from the four winds, O breath, and breathe upon these slain, that they may live.
Page 118 - Ye cannot drink the cup of the Lord, and the cup of devils : ye cannot be partakers of the Lord's table, and of the table of devils. 22 Do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? are we stronger than he?
Page 193 - Therefore watch, and remember, that by the space of three years I ceased not to warn every one night and day with tears.
Page 110 - Love not the world, nor the things which are in the world. If any man love the world, the charity of the Father is not in him.
Page 146 - Yea, I think it meet, as long as I am in this tabernacle, to stir you up by putting you in remembrance ; knowing that shortly I must put off this my tabernacle, even as our Lord Jesus Christ hath shewed me.
Page 65 - It is a good thing that the heart be established with grace, not with meats, which have not profited them that have been occupied therein.
Page 195 - Of the Jews five times received I forty stripes save one. Thrice was I beaten with rods, once was I stoned, thrice I suffered shipwreck, a night and a day I have been in the deep ; in journeyings often, in perils of •waters, in perils of robbers, in perils by mine own countrymen, in perils by the heathen, in perils in the city, in perils in the wilderness, in perils in the sea, in perils among false brethren...

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