Those who would now help souls destitute of wisdom, sanctification, and righteousness, must themselves have on the whole armor of Christ’s righteousness; for we can never lead the people to an experience of which we are not partakers.
We need now the courage of God’s faithful servant of old. Not one wavering, uncertain note should come from the watchers’ trumpets. They must be true to the sacred, solemn work that has been entrusted to them, and lead the flock of God in right pathways onward and upward to victory.
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