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  • ISBN: 978-089107-5530
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Page Count: 220
  • Publisher: Crossway

George Whitefield: God’s Anointed Servant in the Great Revival of the Eighteenth Century (Arnold Dallimore)

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Whitefield’s is the story of one of the most powerful preachers of all history, who many have said reached more people than anyone since the Apostle Paul. George Whitefield’s life has been described as a consuming fire that burned without end. In the wake of his preaching, revival swept across the British Isles, and the Great Awakening transformed America’s colonies. This founder of Methodism yielded his leadership to John Wesley rather than risking the split of the movement, thus revealing his fervent commitment to the Gospel of Christ rather than his personal hopes or plans.

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George Whitefield

God’s Anointed Servant in the Great Revival of the 18th Century

Story of one of the most powerful preachers of all history, who many have said reached more people than anyone since the Apostle Paul. George Whitefield’s life has been described as a consuming fire that burned without end. In the wake of his preaching, revival swept across the British Isles, and the Great Awakening transformed America’s colonies. This founder of Methodism yielded his leadership to John Wesley rather than risking the split of the movement, thus revealing his fervent commitment to the Gospel of Christ rather than his personal hopes or plans.

About the Author

Arnold A. Dallimore was a Baptist pastor for 38 years and a successful biographer of Christian leaders. His books include A Heart Set Free: The Life of Charles Wesley and Spurgeon: A New Biography. 

Endorsements

“Perhaps the single most inspiring biography published in English in the twentieth century. A masterful work.” — Sherwood Eliot Wirt, founding editor of Decision magazine

”I feel a permanent debt of gratitude to Dr. Dallimore. His wonderful two-volume study of Whitefield is one of the great biographies of the Christian Church. I share his hope that many more Christians will find this shorter version as enjoyable and stimulating!” — Sinclair B. Ferguson, Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia

”This condensation of the author’s classic two-volume edition contains twenty-three fast-moving chapters of highly interesting material. A powerful rendering of a life wholly consecrated to God.” — G. A. Adams, Principal, Toronto Baptist Seminary, Toronto, Ontario

Contents

  1. Born and born again
  2. Preaching that startled the nation
  3. Missionary to Georgia
  4. Into the open air
  5. Into the open air in London
  6. Doctrinal differences and sad divisions
  7. Doctrinal convictions
  8. The house of mercy
  9. Laboring in the Great Awakening
  10. Whitefield’s darkest hour
  11. Scotland
  12. Marriage
  13. The Revival at Cambuslang
  14. The First Organizing of Methodism
  15. Meeting the mob
  16. Healing the wounds and completing the work in America
  17. “Let the name of Whitefield perish”
  18. The Gospel to the aristocracy in England
  19. “Let me be but the servant of all”
  20. Associates
  21. Building for God
  22. “Weary in Thy work, but not weary of it”
  23. Whitefield remembered
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