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Gleanings Among the Wheat Sheaves

Gleanings Among the Wheat Sheaves

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Excerpt from Gleanings Among the Wheat Sheaves: Or Sermons Preached at Trinity Church, Newark, N. J

"Who is sufficient for these things?" II Cor. 2: 16.

The ministerial office is lightly esteemed in the world, and little sought after; almost any other profession ranks higher in public sentiment. But if you look at the arduous duties which St. Paul assigns to clergymen, and read his account of the qualifications which they ought to possess, you will find that he regards their field of labour as worthy of the strong man's tillage; where the largest minds may range, and the loftiest imaginations soar. Ask him, and he will tell you that no man is equal of himself to discharge the duties of a minister; that they are "weighty enough," as Augustine says, "for Angel's shoulders." Such is the doctrine of the text, and coming here as I do, to preach "Christ and him crucified," why may it not be useful to state the grounds of this doctrine? If there be any force in the Apostle's words, may I not expect your good will and sympathy, your indulgence and co-operation during what I hope will be a useful ministry? Does it not follow that you should make allowances, and not expect too much, when St. Paul says so plainly of a clergyman's duties, "Who is sufficient for these things?"

Let me, then, lay before you some of the difficulties he has to contend with. They are as grave and numerous now as ever they were. A minister of the nineteenth century, can ask the question in the text with as much justice as St. Paul could in the first.

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