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February 2017
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Benjamin Beddome and the Bible

John Newton (1725–1807), the well-known eighteenth-century evangelical leader, had the opportunity to meet and hear many leading evangelicals of his day. It is intriguing, therefore, to read some remarks that he penned in his diary on 7 August 1776, after he had heard Benjamin Beddome (1717–1795) preach at the ordination of John Sutcliff (1752–1814),…

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September 2001
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A cloud of witnesses – Benjamin Beddome (3)

Part 1 Part 2 In the third and final instalment of our study of Benjamin Beddome, we want to look at his hymnody. At the time of Beddome’s death in 1795, almost his only publication was his Scriptural Exposition. In the years that followed, however, a good number of his sermons were published as…

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August 2001
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A cloud of witnesses: Benjamin Beddome (Part 2)

Part 1  Part 3 The early years of Benjamin Beddome’s ministry at Bourton-on-the-Water saw great numerical growth of the church. Between 1740 and 1750 the church membership more than doubled. By 1751 it stood at 180. Describing the state of the church members in 1750, Beddome could thus declare: ‘my labours have been, and…

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A cloud of witnesses

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July 2001
Articles > Historical

A cloud of witnesses

Benjamin Beddome Part 2   Part 3 Benjamin Beddome   Part 1 John Newton (1725-1807), evangelical leader and author of the well-known hymn Amazing Grace, had opportunity to meet and hear many of the leading Evangelicals of his day. It is intriguing, therefore, to read some remarks that he penned in his diary on 7…

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