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Application of sermon

The application of the sermon dare not be anything alien imported into the text, as though the preacher needed to add to the contents of the text something of his own. He must on the contrary take God's Word, whose meaning in the past he has ascertained, set it unaltered and unabridged, with all its winsomeness and all its severity, in the midst of the present, and let it say to the men of the present what it said to the men of the past.
M Reu, 1924 (Homiletics, p 361)


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