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Follow the Lamb 2 - by Michael Phillips
Follow the Lamb - Part 2 of 15
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2 Timothy 2:1
May 19, 2004 pm - In the middle of the Nineteenth Century, most Scotsmen were members of the Presbyterian Church, but few of them were saved. They had a smattering of Calvinist doctrine and morality, but they didn't know how to serve the Lord and they didn't want to know. But then something happened: Revival came to Scotland in 1840, and many thousands were saved in a couple or three years. This was a great blessing, of course, but it was more than that: It was also a great challenge. How do you disciple a hundred new converts every week? The pastors worked hard at preaching and counseling, but there were not enough hours in the day to train them all. But trained they must be-all of them must be taught how to live the Christian life. The pastors began publishing books to help their people. Because the readers were baby Christians, and mostly uneducated, the pastors wrote books that were short and easy to understand. Maybe the best of them is Follow the Lamb, by Horatius Bonar. The title is taken from Revelation 14:4, and pretty much explains the book. Bonar wrote it to help young believers follow Christ. In the introduction, he reminds us that conversion is the not end of the Christian life, but ... More >>>

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