Absorbing and exuding Christ
Continuing our thoughts on pastoral character, here is William Arnot:
The more that the teacher absorbs for himself of Christ's love, the more benefit will others obtain from him. . . . Those who drink in most of the Master's spirit are most useful in the world. Those who first take heed to themselves will be most effective in caring for the spiritual weal of those who look up to them. (Studies in Acts, 380)
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