Ministry

“How Does Christ Continue To Give Ministers Unto The Church?”

He does it by his law constituting the office,—the law in the gospel, which is an everlasting ordinance;—he does it by his Spirit, communicating gifts unto persons;—he does it by his church calling of them, and by a submission to them according to the will of God, and testifying that submission by then suffrage;—he does it by his ordinance of […]

The Necessity of Spiritual Gifts in the Ministry

If the Lord Jesus Christ should cease to give out spiritual gifts unto men for the work of the ministry, he need do no more to take away the ministry itself; it must cease also: and it is the very way the ministry ceases in apostatizing churches,-—Christ no more giving out unto them of the gifts of his Spirit; and all […]