I believe that Lloyd Jones was to 20th Century Britain what Charles Spurgeon was to the 19th century. [Paul Washer]
Some people have called Edwards the last Puritan, I refer to Martyn Lloyd-Jones as,
maybe, the last of the Puritans. [Justin Taylor]
There’s nothing flashy about him,
he wasn’t anything to look at, he had no gimmicks or tricks.
He was a man trained to be a medical doctor who felt the call of the Lord to be a “surgeon of souls.” [Iain Murray]
Truly, when you met with
him, and talked with him, so often you left his presence feeling
a greater hunger for God, and to know Christ. [Andrew Davies]
And, in the right sense of the word,
he brought the gospel into the contemporary world, in a very contemporary way. [John Snyder]
In the day when Lloyd-Jones pastored,
British churches were experiencing a drought. The decline in numbers had begun, and, in many ways, Lloyd-Jones faced then what we face today. And his choice—radically different! His choice was to remove the things that people felt were essential to attract modern man and instead to give them this timeless attraction of Christ. [Ann Beatt]
He was grave in the pulpit, and urgent
about the souls of people listening. [Jason Meyer]
And, he did it with such
passion and joy and clarity, [Ligon Duncan]
As well as profound Systematic Theology!
You can’t read or hear a Lloyd-Jones sermon without realizing the inter-
connectedness of what he’s doing. [Elizabeth Catherwood]
It was absolutely clear, it was
absolutely logical, they could all understand it— …but the “fire” was there! [Martyn Lloyd-Jones]
Light without heat never affects anybody.
It’s no use to anybody. Heat without light is no good.
You must have light and heat! What is preaching? Logic on fire! [Ian Hamilton]
He was simply seeking to be
faithful to what he read in the Scriptures, that the Word of God must come with the
demonstration of the Holy Spirit and of power. [John MacArthur]
And all of his love for the Scripture,
all the passion of his heart for the glory and honor and sovereignty
of God just came roaring out of him! [Sinclair Ferguson]
It was expository, discerning, diagnostic soul stretching, mind-stretching,