Excerpt from A Fifty-Years Ministry: Two Discourses on the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Author's Ordination, March 15th, 1815; Delivered by Middleborough, Mass., On Sabbath, March 19, 1865Grateful ought every minister of Christ Jesus to be for the privi lege of laboring in this holy work, even for the shortest period; and when any one is continued in it for the term of Fifty Years, he may well call...
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oul and all that is within him' to bless the forbearance of his compassionate Lord and Savior.But it is a very solemn thing for a minister of Christ to think of giving an account of his stewardship even to his fellow mortals for so long a period as the one we are now reviewing.The wheels of time, my friends, have borne us along the distance of more than'18,000 days since I was first consecrated to the minis terial work; and, during that term, there have occurred over 2600 Sabbaths, when I ought faithfully to have preached the Gospel of Christ to my perishing fellow men, 'whether they would hear or for bear.' We see how Paul felt in view of the service be had per formed, as a minister of the gospel. He could say, that his Lord had counted him faithful in that service. But who of us now in the ministry can say the same? And yet the words of Paul, taken in connection with the subject, are well calculated to direct our meditations on this anniversary occasion. They are full of interest to the preacher and God can make them profitable to those, who are now assembled to hear him.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.