God designs that in his home life the teacher of the Bible shall be an exemplification of the truths that he teaches.
What a man is has greater influence than what
he says. Piety in the daily life will give power to
the public testimony. Patience, consistency,
and love will make an impression on hearts
that sermons fail to reach.
If properly carried on, the training of the
children of a minister will illustrate the lessons
he gives in the desk…