Two Jobs of a Pastor

I love this quote that I came across recently: It is paraphrased by Sinclair Ferguson from John Owen (a Puritan pastor):

There are actually only ever two pastoral problems you will ever encounter. The first is this: persuading those who are under the dominion of sin that they are under the dominion of sin. That's the task of evangelism. And [second], persuading those who are no longer under the dominion of sin that they are no longer under the dominion of sin because they're Christ's.

 

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