literature, clergyman, luther, pastor, st. paul, st. augustine
Bible Study; Lecture; Sermon Prep
Give attendance to reading," St. Paul admonished the young clergyman Timothy. And what Timothy was told is to be impressed upon every clergyman: give attendance to reading. When, after the death of Moses, Joshua assumed leadership over Israel. God told him: "This Book of the Law shall not depart out of thy mouth, but thou shalt meditate therein day and night.” To one who would lead and teach others God addresses these challenging words: "Thou, therefore, which teachest another, teachest thou not thyself?" Rom. 2, 21.
Scripture References in this Resource (separated by semi-colons)
Romans 2:21; Ecclesiastes 9:10; 1 Corinthians 12:8; Romans 12:6-8; Acts 7:22; 1 Timothy 1:7;
Laity; Ministers; Scholars
Sommer, M. S.
"The Pastor and Secular Literature,"
Concordia Theological Monthly: Vol. 7, Article 78.
Available at: https://scholar.csl.edu/ctm/vol7/iss1/78