Thursday, July 16, 2009

three top english preachers

Henry Lattimer
-burned at the stake
-said these words ¨Be of good comfort, Master Ridley, and play the man; we
shall this day light such a candle, by God's grace, in England, as I trust
shall never be put out¨

William Wilberforce

-had two goals 1. end slavery 2. reform the upper and middle classes of
-part of the Clapham Sect
-wrote ¨A Practical View of the Prevailing Religious System of Professed
Christians in the Higher and Middle Classes of This Country Contrasted With Real Christianity¨
Charles Spurgeon
-David Livingstone carried this sermon with him all over Africa "Accidents,
Not Punishments," and the comment ¨Very Good¨ D.L. was written on it as well
-Charles Spurgeon´s were in such great demand that they were printed in NY the
Monday following his Sunday sermons.