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From The Mortified Christian

From the text Romans 8:13, Love draws some implications for preaching:

When preaching to believers, it is appropriate to preach passages which contain threats and warnings as well as passages of comfort and consolation, “A variety of doctrine sets off a man’s ministry with a great luster, beauty, and efficacy upon the hearts of the hearers.”  Moreover, these passages should be matched to the condition of the auditors. As Paul writes in 1 Thessalonians 5:14, “admonish the idle [or undisciplined], encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with them all.”