Sunday, February 15, 2009

Thomas Bradbury said...

"I may preach to the ear, but I cannot reach the heart. My words are but as empty vapour without the Spirit’s power. Joseph Irons' hymn is painfully, yet pleasantly, true:--

'We have listen’d to the preacher,
Truth by him has now been shown;
But we want a greater Teacher,
From the everlasting throne;
Application is the work of God alone.'"

-- From The Masters of Assemblies, by Thomas Bradbury, April 13, 1879

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