By C. H. Spurgeon - Once You Hear Spurgeons
Explanation of Eccentric. You Will Relate it to Great Preachers in Today's Successful Churches.
ALL THESE ECCENTRIC PREACHERS were in downright earnest, and because they were so, their humor sometimes came to the front. Had their consecration to their work been less complete they would have taken more thought of public opinion, and have been more fearful of incurring reproach; but they were so set upon their one object of sending home the truth to the consciences of their hearers that they forgot their own reputations, and spoke with boldness.