Timeless Truth

30 04 2008

“It is not we who win the lost by the help of Christ, it is Christ himself who does the soul-winning through the lives and lips of yielded disciples. And so it is not so much a question either of equipment or lack of it, as it is a question of his absolute possession and control, by the Holy Spirit, of whatever equipment we may have. When the Holy Spirit controls a Christian, he will be constrained, impelled, borne along, to go after the lost, command or no command. The great essential, therefore, in soul-winning is to be completely possessed, through the fullness of the Spirit, by him whose life on earth it was to seek and to save the lost.” – J. E. Conant 1922




One response

15 05 2008

Fantastic quote – thank you for sharing. I need that reminding constantly.

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