Friday, September 16, 2005

A True Preacher

The Bible can be studied by a man at his desk. But that man cannot be a true exegete, and a true preacher, unless in his heart he is studying on his knees. Exegesis is hard work. It is a self imposed academic discipline. But, before all that, it is an act of worship.

Stuart Olyott, Preaching - Pure and Simple (Bridgend:Bryntirion Press, 2005), p39.

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