By Ichabod Spencer
"A Pastor's Sketches is a sobering and demanding reminder that the Holy Spirit is the real agent of conversion. This ebook is urgently wanted this present day whilst quite a bit of our evangelism is patterned after present advertising and marketing tools. It has deeply convicted me to regularly search to be in song with the Holy Spirit as I minister to others." - Jerry Bridges
“These sketches express a doctrinal intensity and an experiential savvy completely meshed in a single who had the therapy of souls as his ardour. He dare no longer intervene on God's paintings and he dare now not fail to remember whatever that used to be his to do. understanding whilst to forestall is sort of as very important as figuring out what to assert. Spencer takes us to varsity in this perpetually very important issue."—Tom Nettles
“Spencer is a grasp at flushing sinners out of hiding and directing them to Jesus Christ for salvation via Spirit-worked, uncomplicated religion. although i guess few pastors may approve of each reaction Spencer makes to inquirers, normally 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 staff; its pages include the nuts and bolts of biblical evangelism, taught through actual dialogues."—Joel Beeke
"Dr. Spencer's ebook should still definitely take a hard-earned position one of the instruments of any health care professional of souls. someone with the reason for Christ at middle will bemoan the truth that now we have too many miscarriages in our evangelistic labor-wards. those sketches present in Spencer's ebook, including the concluding classes, will pass a ways to convey again the biblical stability that we so desperately want if the preachers of the hot millennium are to turn out themselves to have the opportunity and actual non secular midwives.”—Conrad Mbewe
“Ichabod Spencer was once proficient by means of 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 deliver many to discover leisure and adulthood in Jesus Christ. He used to be a pastor's pastor and the fruit of a lifetime's take care of God's humans used to be given to the church during this beneficial book."—Geoff Thomas
Ichabod Smith Spencer (1798-1854) was once born in Rupert, Vermont. The Lord referred to as him to evangelise, and he used to be known as to function a colleague-pastor of the Congregational Church in Northampton, Massachusetts in 1828—the church made recognized by way of Jonathan Edwards. His ministry at Northampton from 1828-1832 was once remarkably blessed with conversions. Later in 1832 he approved 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 recent York nation. His biographer states that he was once one of many maximum preachers the yankee Pulpit produced in the course of that period. whilst, his maximum present and legacy used to be within the pastoral ministry. this may basically be noticeable during this justly recognized A Pastor’s Sketches which turned the most effective promoting titles in North the United States. stable flooring is commemorated to have his 3 volumes of sermons additionally to be had lower than the identify The Bunyan of Brooklyn.
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A Pastor's Sketches: Conversations with Anxious Souls Concerning the Way of Salvation by Ichabod Spencer