By Ichabod Spencer
"A Pastor's Sketches is a sobering and difficult reminder that the Holy Spirit is the genuine agent of conversion. This publication is urgently wanted this present day while a lot of our evangelism is patterned after present advertising and marketing equipment. 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 healing of souls as his ardour. He dare no longer intervene on God's paintings and he dare now not forget whatever that was once his to do. realizing whilst to forestall is sort of as very important as understanding what to claim. Spencer takes us to college in this without end 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, easy religion. notwithstanding i guess few pastors could approve of each reaction Spencer makes to inquirers, often his non secular tips is biblical, doctrinal, sensible, 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 comprise the nuts and bolts of biblical evangelism, taught through real dialogues."—Joel Beeke
"Dr. Spencer's booklet should still definitely take a genuinely-earned position one of the instruments of any health practitioner of souls. a person with the reason for Christ at middle will bemoan the truth that we have now too many miscarriages in our evangelistic labor-wards. those sketches present in Spencer's ebook, including the concluding classes, will cross a ways to deliver 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 real non secular midwives.”—Conrad Mbewe
“Ichabod Spencer was once proficient by way of God with a keenness for the pastoral care of souls. This e-book is useful, pious, own and precious.”–James White
“Ichabod Spencer patiently and properly 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 was once given to the church during this necessary 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 through 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, big apple the place he remained for 22 years. by the point of his loss of life the church had grown to be one of many greatest and so much 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. even as, his maximum reward and legacy used to be within the pastoral ministry. this may sincerely be visible during this justly recognized A Pastor’s Sketches which grew to become the best promoting titles in North the US. sturdy flooring is commemorated to have his 3 volumes of sermons additionally on hand 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