The Necessity of the Fear of God in Evangelistic Preaching

All the great religious awakenings begin in the dawning of the august and terrible aspects of the Deity upon the popular mind, and they reach their height and happy consummation, in that love and faith for which the antecedent fear has been the preparation.

– W.G.T. Shedd, quoted in Old Testament Evangelistic Sermons, p. xviii.

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