Martin Luther on Pastors

Martin Luther on preachers.

1. He should of course teach systematically.

2. He should have a ready wit.

3. He should be eloquent, forceful clear and expressive.

4. He should have a good voice.

5. He should have a good memory.

6. He should know how to make a beginning and when to make an end.

7. He should be sure of his Doctrine.

8. He should venture and engage body and blood, wealth and honor in the word. Be passionate.

9. He should suffer himself to be mocked and jeered.


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