An Awful Weapon in the Hand of God

“A minister’s life is the life of his ministry . . . .  In great measure, according to the purity and perfections of the instrument will be the success. It is not great talents that God blesses so much as likeness to Jesus.  A holy minister is an awful weapon in the hand of God.”

Robert Murray. M’Cheyne quoted by Joel R. Beeke in Puritan Reformed Spirituality (Grand Rapids: Reformation Heritage Books, 2004), 254f.

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