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All articles & reviews tagged with henry-martyn

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January 2019
News > Conferences

Scottish Reformed Baptist Conference 2018

As Christians gather from often small and scattered churches, few things refresh and bless the soul as gathering with like-minded believers and spending time together under the ministry of God’s word. The theme of the third Scottish Reformed Baptist conference in Pitlochry was ‘Lessons for Life’. Stephen Rees, pastor at Grace Baptist Church Stockport,…

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Historical

October 2012
Articles > Historical

Henry Martyn — a life lived near to Christ

The passing of 200 years since Henry Martyn’s death has not dimmed the brightness of his star nor the beauty of a life lived for Christ. As he began the last year of his life, he wrote, ‘To all appearance the present year will be more perilous than any I have seen, but if…

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Review – Forsaking all for Christ: a biography of Henry Martyn – Chapter Two

Historical

August 2008
Articles > Historical > Book

Review – Forsaking all for Christ: a biography of Henry Martyn – Chapter Two

Forsaking all for Christ: a biography of Henry Martyn   B. V. Henry Chapter Two; 168 pages; £12.95; ISBN: 978-1-85307-229-1   Henry Martyn was born in Cornwall in 1781. Soon after his conversion at Cambridge University, he became interested in the evangelisation of the Muslim world and it was to that work that he dedicated…

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Henry Martyn:Iraq – lessons in a time of war

Historical

March 2003
Articles > Historical

Henry Martyn:Iraq – lessons in a time of war

Henry Martyn (1771-1812) is one of the best-known nineteenth-century Christian missionaries. Yet, while Evangelicals have rightly treasured his letters and journals for their inspirational and devotional value, their political importance has been overlooked. Martyn lived during the Napoleonic Wars, a period of great international upheaval as the British empire clashed with its European rivals…

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Historical

June 1995
Articles > Historical

Henry Martyn: pioneer missionary

During the 1830s a great poet emerged in America who was speedily acclaimed as 'The Cowper of the West', because of his deeply experimental religious verse. His name was John Greenleaf Whittier and he, like Cowper, had the spread of the gospel at heart. Cowper's verses praised the work of the Moravians who had…

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