When the world discovered that the church is no different from them, they decided to attend. When they discovered that the difference between them and the Church reached a tolerable level, they decided to darken the doors.
Often words on a page simply cannot capture the sheer life that great preachers like Whitefield brought to their orations. We can, however, observe several rhetorical techniques that he employed in his sermons.
By: Rick Patrick , Pastor First Baptist Church Sylacauga, AL This article was originally posted in Theological Matters and is used by permission. In 2012, hundreds of pastors, professors and laypersons affixed their signatures to the most attested confession of faith Southern Baptists have ever produced with the exception of The Baptist Faith and Message. Since […]