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He was a powerful and influential preacher , who held many a memorable service during an Assembly or Association meeting. He became a person of influence in his denomination. He was Moderator of the Association in the North in 1943 , and of the General Assembly during World War II , 1939-41 . He was secretary of the committee on doctrine set up by the Presbyterian Church Commission for Re-construction after World War I , and he was one of the four who formulated the Shorter Declaration of Faith and Practice for the Presbyterian Church of Wales . His commentary on the Book of Amos ( 1924 ) was considered to be one of the best of the series published by his Connexion . He was gentle and gracious and was revered by his students and congregations as a saint and prophet.
Reverend Gomer Morgan Roberts, M.A., (1904-93), Pont-rhyd-y-fen / St Dogmael's / Llandybïe
Published date: 2001