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All articles & reviews tagged with john-berridge

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April 2019
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Eighteenth Century Christian Leaders

This book is a collection of biographical sketches of evangelical preachers. The first two chapters explain the social and religious setting in which they lived and worked. We then read about J. C. Ryle’s Church of England heroes in the 18th century as if in descending order of greatness. George Whitefield and John Wesley…

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March 2016
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The Letters of John Berridge of Everton

Among the many preachers used by God during the thrilling days of the eighteenth century revival in Great Britain, John Berridge has been somewhat overlooked. The compiler of these letters attributes it to Berridge’s devotion to itinerant preaching, which left him little time for writing or organising groups of believers under his influence. But…

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Historical

February 2016
Articles > Historical

John Berridge (1716 – 1793)

John Berridge was born 300 years ago this month. The article below is edited from C. H. Spurgeon’s interesting and entertaining book Eccentric preachers. John Berridge, the Vicar of Everton, was commended by John Wesley as one of the most simple as well as most sensible of all whom it pleased God to employ…

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Running Christ’s errands – The life of John Berridge – Andy Banton

Historical

August 2006
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Running Christ’s errands – The life of John Berridge – Andy Banton

'Here lie the earthly remains of John Berridge, late vicar of Everton and itinerant servant of Jesus Christ, who loved his Master and his Work, and after running on his errands many years, was called up to wait on him above. Reader, art thou born again? No salvation without new birth! I was born…

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