Brethren, weigh your sermons. Do not retail them by the yard, but deal them out by the pound. Set no store by the quantity of words which you utter, but strive to be esteemed for the quality of your matter. Take care that your deliverances are always weighty, and full of really important things. Build not with wood, hay, and stubble, but with gold, silver and precious stones…

Let your teachings grow and advance; let them deepen with your experience, and rise with your soul-progress…

Of all I would wish to say this is the sum: my brethren, preach CHRIST, always, and evermore. He is the whole gospel… Blessed is that ministry of which Christ is all.
-from Lectures To My Students

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