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TREATISE ON PREACHING,
AS ADAPTED TO A
CHURCH OF ENGLAND CONGREGATION:
SERIES OF LETTERS TO A YOUNG CLERGYMAN,
REV. W. GRESLEY, M.A.
LATE STUDENT OF CHRIST CHURCH.
Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be
TO THE SECOND EDITION.
In preparing this edition for the press, I have availed myself largely of the suggestions of many valued friends, and of the criticisms of several unknown reviewers. The materials are entirely re-arranged : in many parts the volume is condensed ; in some, new matter has been added.
I have retained the form of letters because I considered it, on the whole, as well suited as any other for an elder person to convey instruction to a young friend ; and admitting a plainness and familiarity of illustration, which in many parts of the subject seemed
In deference to the advice of those whose judgment I deemed worthy of respect, I have omitted quotations