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Conversion

1828 - 1830

Andrew marked the beginnings of the Spirit’s work with him in 1828, and he started a diary in that year to help him in his wrestlings. In 1830, reading William Guthrie’s Saving Interest of Christ, he came to full assurance of faith and became a communicant member in the Church of Scotland.

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Andrew Bonar

Very Revd Dr Andrew Alexander Bonar DD was a minister of the Free Church of Scotland, a contemporary and acquaintance of Robert Murray M’cheyne and youngest brother of Horatius Bonar. He was born in the Broughton district of Edinburgh, the son of James Bonar (1758–1821), a solicitor with the Excise, and his wife Marjory…

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