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Excerpt from The Pulpit Cyclop dia, and Christian Minister's Companion: Containing Three Hundred and Sixty Skeletons and Sketches of Sermons; And Eighty-Two Essays on Biblical Learning, Theological Studies, and the Composition and Delivery of Sermons
The Essays from page 498 to 555, are intended to specify those distinct features in the discharge of the ministerial work, essential to its efficiency and success. The Essays from page 555 to 611 relate to revivals of religion, with the onerous duties of the pastoral oﬂice. It is presumed, that none can read the essays on the fulfilment of their sacred and solemnly responsible work, selected from forty-four eminent writers, without instruction and profit; but for the student, the young minister, and those who have to engage in secular employments, and yet usefully proclaim the word of salvation, is this work chieﬂy intended. To render it easy of reference, Indices to the Authors of the essays, and to the texts of the skeletons and sketches in scriptural order, have been added.
In concluding these prefatory remarks the author begs to observe, that his aim has not been to present a novel treatment of subjects, or to star tle by striking and uncommon modes of expression, but to present a.
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