Today I post more from our featured Anglican theologian and writer of the week, John Wesley. Check out Monday’s post for more details on Fr. John.
Immediately it struck into my mind, “Leave off preaching. How can you preach to others who have not faith yourself” I asked [Peter] Bohler whether he thought I should leave it off or not. He said, “Preach faith till you have it; and then, because you have it, you will preach faith.”
On the impact of a sermon:
I believe it pleased God to bless the first sermon [I preached today] most, because it gave most offense.