The evangelistic note by William James DawsonThe evangelistic note by William James Dawson

The evangelistic note

byWilliam James Dawson

Paperback | January 31, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905. Excerpt: ... I THE EVANGELISTIC NOTE i IWISH to record some confessions and convictions which have led to the publication of this book, and the movement which it represents. In order to do so I must, first of all, enter into some details of my own experience during the last three years. In the August of 1902 I concluded ten years of ministry in the Highbury Quadrant Church. I had no reason to be discouraged with the nature or results of my work during these years, and yet my summer holiday, which is always with me a time of much self-examination, found me both discouraged and dissatisfied. I was haunted with a sense of unreality in my work. I could accuse myself of no stint of labour, nor my people of any visible decline of interest in my ministry, but somehow things had seemed to come to a dead pause. I viewed with dismay the coming years. Something was clearly lacking in myself and in my Church, and that deficient or lost element was precisely the element which gave vivacity to one's mind and vitality to one's work. Did this perplexing and painful sense of unreality mean that I had reached the period when my message to my congregation was exhausted? Had the time come when, for my own sake and theirs, the separation of the pastor and the people had become a necessity? Or did my dissatisfaction imply that any call I once had to the ministry was now withdrawn, and that any work which I could do for my fellows could henceforth be better accomplished by the pen than by the tongue? These were some of the questions which agitated me during those weeks of quiet among the hills, when I had the leisure and the calm to look within my own heart, and measure with sober accuracy the tendencies of my own mind. To one, at least, of these questions I could give a prompt reply. No ch...
Title:The evangelistic noteFormat:PaperbackDimensions:60 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217114318

ISBN - 13:9780217114318