Pastoral Advice from a Reformer

“There are two things of which a good pastor should be careful; to be diligent in teaching and to keep himself pure. It is not enough if he frame his life to all that is good and commendable, and guard against giving a bad example, if he do not likewise add to a holy life continual diligence in teaching; and, on the other hand, doctrine will be of little avail, if there be not a corresponding goodness and holiness of life” (John Calvin, 1 Timothy, 117).

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One Response to Pastoral Advice from a Reformer

  1. PT2 says:

    WOW! Two posts within a week?! Thanks for the quotes.

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