“Preaching is faith speaking” by Jack Miller

“Power in preaching comes from a strong faith that is qualified by wisdom. Preaching is faith speaking; that is what it means to preach in the power of the Holy Spirit. And faith and confident praying are two sides of the same coin. Basically I am convinced that men who do not make praying their first priority in life and ministry should not preach or pastor. As preachers they will be confusing models of a Christian man, and as shepherds they will not show willingness to die for the sheep. Their spirit will inevitably drift in the wrong direction.”

–C. John Miller, The Heart of a Servant Leader: Letters from Jack Miller. ed. Barbara Miller Juliani (Phillipsburg, NJ: P&R Publishing, 2004), 100-102.

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One response to ““Preaching is faith speaking” by Jack Miller

  1. lbolm

    Wow! Good Post !

    Here is my latest post on Faith;
    http://lbolm.wordpress.com/2008/03/11/faithfull-or-faithfilled/

    Drop by and feel free to comment! Be blessed !

    Love in Christ Jesus
    Jake

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