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The Lion of Lewis – Norman C. MacFarlane / The Apostles of the North

Born in the parish of Uig, island of Lewis, 1800. Studied at King’s College, Aberdeen. While prosecuting his studies he engaged in mission work among Highlanders in Edinburgh and Leith. In 1832 he became parish schoolmaster of Uig. Ordained, 1836, … Continue reading

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J. C. Ryle – William Grimshaw of Haworth & His Ministry

‘Perhaps this century has not produced another who could say with more justice and propriety to his hearers (if his great humility would have permitted him). “be ye followers of me, as I am of Christ”.’ — JOHN NEWTON ‘A … Continue reading

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Matthew Henry: A Biography of the Popular And Prominent Puritan Author

Matthew Henry was a 17th and early 18th Century minister of the Gospel in Chester, England, and died in 1714. Quoting Charles Spurgeon: “First among the mighty for general usefulness we are bound to mention the man whose name is … Continue reading

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Iain Murray – Amy Carmichael (Christian biography)

Iain Murray – Amy Carmichael (Christian biography) AMY WILSON CARMICHAEL (1867–1951) Missionary to India; founder of the Dohnavur Fellowship, a society devoted to saving neglected and ill-treated children Amy Beatrice (a.k.a. Wilson) Carmichael (December 16, 1867–January 18, 1951) was a … Continue reading

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