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Hendrickson Publishers / 2008 / Hardcover
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Over his lifetime Muller established 117 schools that educated more than 120,000 children, including numerous orphans, and founded the Scriptural Knowledge Institution for Home and Abroad. By prayer alone, without solicitation, he raised over seven million dollars. This is the classic biography written by his son-in-law. 496 pages, hardcover.
This classic biography of George M?ller tells of his dependence on prayer and his compassionate concern for orphans in Bristol, England. George M?ller (1805-1898) was well-known for his constant faith in God and for providing an education to the children under his care, to the point where he was accused of raising the poor above their natural station in life. M?ller left a charitable legacy that continues to this day. George M?ller of Bristol was written the year after M?ller's death by his son-in-law, Arthur T. Pierson.
Arthur Tappan Pierson (18371911), was an American Presbyterian pastor with a wide and varied transatlantic ministry that made him famous in Scotland and England. This pioneer of fundamentalism preached over 13,000 sermons in his lifetime, delivered Bible lectures in venues like Moody Bible Institute, and penned over fifty books. He served as a consulting editor for the original Scofield Reference Bible (1909) for his friend, C. I. Scofield and counted as friends such men as D. L. Moody, George Müller, Adoniram Judson Gordon, and C. H. Spurgeon (whom he succeeded in the pulpit of the Metropolitan Tabernacle, London).
George Müllers life may be described as a primer on the miracle of answered prayer. When Müller felt called by God to care for orphans, he had only a few cents in his pocket. Without ever asking anyone other than God, he received over $7,200,000 dollars (in 1800s money) through prayer alone. Müller established orphanages in Bristol, England, and founded the Scriptural Knowledge Institution for Home and Abroad, the object of which was to aid Christian day-schools, to assist missionaries, and to circulate the Scriptures. His life was characterized by prayer, faith, and self-denial in the cause of Christ. During his lifetime, he established 117 schools which educated more than 120,000 young persons, including orphans.
From the age of seventy until ninety, Mr. Müller began to make great evangelistic tours. He traveled 200,000 miles, going around the world and preaching in many lands and in several different languages.
This classic biography of George Müller tells of his dependence on prayer and his compassionate concern for orphans in Bristol, England. George Müller (1805-1898) was well-known for his constant faith in God and for providing an education to the children under his care, to the point where he was accused of raising the poor above their natural station in life. Müller left a charitable legacy that continues to this day.
George Müller of Bristol was written the year after Müllers death by his close friend, Arthur T. Pierson, an American preacher and evangelist.
Hendrickson Classic Biographies feature enduring stories about real people whose lives have been touched and transformed by God, and who in turn have touched others with Gods love. Each story has been carefully selected, gently edited if necessary, and freshly typeset, making every account---be it ancient or contemporary---a compelling read. Great lives reaching across the ages to touch lives today, encouraging, challenging, and inspiring.
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