By Ichabod Spencer
"A Pastor's Sketches is a sobering and hard reminder that the Holy Spirit is the genuine agent of conversion. This ebook is urgently wanted this day whilst loads of our evangelism is patterned after present advertising equipment. It has deeply convicted me to constantly 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 treatment of souls as his ardour. He dare no longer interfere on God's paintings and he dare now not forget whatever that was once his to do. figuring out while to forestall is nearly as very important as realizing what to claim. Spencer takes us to college in this forever 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, basic religion. although i assume few pastors may approve of each reaction Spencer makes to inquirers, mostly his religious tips is biblical, doctrinal, useful, and experiential. His perceptive counsel 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 may still definitely take a richly deserved position one of the instruments of any healthcare professional of souls. somebody 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 ebook, including the concluding classes, will move a ways to deliver again the biblical stability that we so desperately want if the preachers of the recent millennium are to end up themselves to find a way and precise non secular midwives.”—Conrad Mbewe
“Ichabod Spencer used to be proficient by means of God with a fondness for the pastoral care of souls. This e-book is sensible, pious, own and precious.”–James White
“Ichabod Spencer patiently and properly helped convey many to discover relaxation and adulthood in Jesus Christ. He was once a pastor's pastor and the fruit of a lifetime's deal with God's humans used to be given to the church during this priceless book."—Geoff Thomas
Ichabod Smith Spencer (1798-1854) was once born in Rupert, Vermont. The Lord referred to as him to evangelise, and he was once referred to as to function a colleague-pastor of the Congregational Church in Northampton, Massachusetts in 1828—the church made well-known via Jonathan Edwards. His ministry at Northampton from 1828-1832 used to be remarkably blessed with conversions. Later in 1832 he approved the decision to the second one Presbyterian Church in Brooklyn, long island the place he remained for 22 years. by the point of his demise the church had grown to be one of many greatest and such a lot influential in all of recent York kingdom. His biographer states that he was once one of many maximum preachers the yankee Pulpit produced in the course of that period. even as, his maximum present and legacy was once within the pastoral ministry. this may sincerely be noticeable during this justly recognized A Pastor’s Sketches which grew to become the most effective promoting titles in North the USA. stable flooring is venerated to have his 3 volumes of sermons additionally to be had lower than the name The Bunyan of Brooklyn.
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A Pastor's Sketches: Conversations with Anxious Souls Concerning the Way of Salvation by Ichabod Spencer