50 People Every Christian Should Know: Learning from Spiritual Giants of the Faith
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Combining the stories of fifty faithful men and women, beloved author Warren W. Wiersbe offers today's readers inspiration and encouragement in life's uncertain journey.
would be a good place for us to start today! As he lay dying, Morrison’s final words were: “It’s an ever open door, never closed to anyone. It’s open for me now and I’m going through!” By means of his reprinted sermons (and, we trust, additional volumes will follow), Morrison helps today’s preachers point others to that “ever open door,” which is Jesus Christ. 40 Amy Carmichael 1867–1951 Let me describe some of the things she did, and then allow you to answer the question: “If she were a
could get along knowing nothing about Boreham’s A Bunch of Everlastings, or his beloved flock at Mosgiel, New Zealand, or his hundreds of delightful essays is really more than I can understand. I trust that a generation ignorant of Frank W. Boreham has not arisen. If this be the case, however, let me remedy it immediately by devoting a chapter to this world-famous British preacher and essayist. The moderator of the Church of Scotland once introduced Boreham as “the man whose name is on all our
was to conduct a two-week conference, but when Philpott was called out of town, Ironside stayed over another week. Philpott invited him back each year, and his ministry was always appreciated. After Pastor Philpott resigned, the congregation inevitably turned to Ironside. The Brethren, with whom Ironside was associated, believed that local assemblies should have several pastor-teachers and that none should be paid. Ironside had agreed with this conviction. Some of the Chicago Brethren talked of
songs, most of which are now forgotten. But many continue to minister to God’s people: “To God Be the Glory,” “Blessed Assurance,” “Praise Him! Praise Him!” “Redeemed,” “Jesus, Keep Me Near the Cross,” “Rescue the Perishing,” “All the Way My Savior Leads Me,” and others. The Hope Publishing Company has hundreds of Fanny Crosby’s poems in their files just waiting to be set to music. She was born in Putnam County, New York, on March 24, 1820. When Fanny was only six weeks old she developed a minor
scholar Handley C. G. Moule, later the bishop of Durham, was also on the program; young Griffith Thomas was in good company. Later that year Griffith Thomas accepted a call to St. Paul’s, Port-man Square, now devoted almost entirely to small hotels and business offices. St. Paul’s Church today is located a few blocks from its original site. Scholar that he was, Griffith Thomas did not make the mistake of trying to build his ministry on bookish sermons. He depended on prayer as well as careful