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Timeline Event

Conversion

1908

Having risen through the ranks of the Theosophical Society and bound for India as a cultic chief, Arthur was confronted by his father’s appeal to Proverbs 14:12: ‘There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.’ For three days he was unable to stop thinking about this verse, and in the end he turned to the Lord for salvation. Due to give a speech at that time to the Society, he appeared to deliver his address and preached Jesus Christ. Members thought he had gone mad. He left the Society and took up studying the Bible intently.

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Arthur W. Pink

Arthur Walkington Pink was born in Nottingham, England, to a corn merchant, a devout non-conformist of uncertain denomination, though probably a Congregationalist. Otherwise, almost nothing is known of Pink’s childhood or education except that he had some ability and training in music. As a young man, Pink joined the Theosophical Society and apparently rose…

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