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To My Younger Brethren

Chapters on Pastoral Life and Work

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Published: 1902
Language: English
Wordcount: 56,716 / 170 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 58.5
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 2,017
Added to site: 2007.10.21
mnybks.net#: 18636
Genre: Religion
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SECRET WALK WITH GOD.

Let me take up the first great topic of the three for a few preliminary words in this chapter: THE SECRET WALK WITH GOD of the young Pastor of Christ's flock.

HINDRANCES: WORK.

My brotherly reader will not need any long explanation or careful apology from me here. He knows as well as I do, on the one hand, that a close secret walk with God is unspeakably important in pastoral life, and, on the other hand, that pastoral life, and not least in its early days, is often allowed to hinder or minimize the real, diligent work (for it is a work indeed in its way) of that close secret walk. He finds all too many possible interferences with the inner working on the part of the outer. Such interferences come from very different quarters. The new Curacy, the new duties and opportunities, if the man has his heart in his ministry, will prove intensely interesting, and at first, very possibly

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