50 People Every Christian Should Know

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  • Copyright: 2009-04-01
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Christians in the twenty-first century need encouragement and inspiration to lead lives that honor God. When faith is weak or the pressures of the world seem overwhelming, remembering the great men and women of the past can inspire us to renewed strength and purpose. Our spiritual struggles are not new, and the stories of those who have gone before us can help lead the way to our own victories.50 People Every Christian Should Know gives a glimpse into the lives of such people as Charles H. Spurgeon, G. Campbell Morgan, A. W. Tozer, Fanny Crosby, Amy Carmichael, Jonathan Edwards, James Hudson Taylor, and many more. Combining the stories of fifty of these faithful men and women, beloved author Warren W. Wiersbe offers today's readers inspiration and encouragement in life's uncertain journey.

Author Biography

Warren W. Wiersbe is a pastor, author, and editor of more than one hundred books, including The Dynamics of Preaching and Through the Year with Warren W. Wiersbe. Today his primary ministry is serving others through writing, teaching, and speaking at conferences. He lives in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. 7
Katherine von Bora (1499-1552)p. 9
Samuel Rutherford (1600-1661)p. 16
Matthew Henry (1662-1712)p. 24
Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758)p. 30
George Whitefield (1714-1770)p. 38
Charles Simeon (1959-1836)p. 46
Christmas Evans (1766-1838)p. 53
John Henry Newman (1801-1890)p. 59
Richard Trench (1807-1886)p. 67
Andrew Bonar (1810-1892)p. 74
Robert Murray McCheyne (1813-1843)p. 81
F.W. Robertson (1816-1853)p. 86
John Charles Ryle (1816-1900)p. 95
Fanny Crosby (1820-1915)p. 101
Alexander Maclaren (1826-1910)p. 106
J.B. Lightfoot (1828-1889)p. 112
R.W. Dale (1829-1895)p. 119
Joseph Parker (1830-1902)p. 125
J. Hudson Taylor (1832-1905)p. 133
Charles H. Spurgeon (1834-1892)p. 141
Phillips Brooks (1835-1893)p. 149
Frances Ridley Havergal (1836-1879)p. 157
Alexander Whyte (1836-1921)p. 164
Dwight L. Moody (1837-1899)p. 177
George Matheson (1842-1906)p. 197
C. I. Scofield (1843-1921)p. 203
F. B. Meyer (1847-1929)p. 209
W. Robertson Nicoll (1851-1923)p. 219
Henry Drummond (1851-1897)p. 226
R. A. Torrey (1856-1928)p. 234
Thomas Spurgeon (1856-1917)p. 240
Samuel Chadwick (1860-1932)p. 246
Charles E. Jefferson (1860-1937)p. 253
W. H. Griffith Thomas (1861-1924)p. 259
A. C. Gaebelein (1861-1945)/B.H. Carroll (1843-1914)p. 265
G. Campbell Morgan (1863-1945)p. 273
John Henry Jowett (1864-1923)p. 281
J.D. Jones (1865-1942)p. 287
George H. Morrison (1866-1928)p. 294
Amy Carmichael (1867-1951)p. 299
Frank W. Boreham (1871-1959)p. 307
Joseph W. Kemp (1872-1933)p. 315
Oswald Chambers (1874-1917)p. 320
H. A. Ironside (1876-1951)p. 327
Clarence Edward Macartney (1879-1957)p. 332
William Whiting Borden (1887-1913)p. 340
Alva Jay McClain (1888-1968)p. 346
A. W. Tozer (1897-1963)p. 352
W. E. Sangster (1900-1960)p. 359
William Culbertson (1905-1971)p. 366
Notesp. 373
Further Readingp. 381
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