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An Essay on Preaching

In epic style, 18th century poet and hymn writer William Cowper renders his assessment of the preaching of his day. He emphasizes the importance of preaching, rails against the faulty preaching of his day, and points to the apostle Paul as the model for all preachers.

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  1. Virtue’s Guard, Support, and Ornament
  2. Dry-Nurse of the Church
  3. A Preacher, Such As Paul
  4. Recovering  Religion’s Hold
  5. To Preach with Power

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