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1815

Fuller was taken ill in September 1814 and by the spring of 1815 was dying. He preached his final sermon on 2 April 1815, and died on 7 May. His funeral was attended by an estimated 2,000 people. At his request, his good friend John Ryland Jr preached the funeral sermon on Romans 8:10. Ryland described him as ‘perhaps the most judicious and able theological writer that ever belonged to our [i.e. the Calvinistic Baptist] denomination’. C. H. Spurgeon rendered tribute to ‘the greatest theologian’ of the century.

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Andrew Fuller

Andrew Fuller was an English Particular Baptist minister and theologian. Known as a promoter of missionary work, he also took part in theological controversy. Biography Fuller was born in Wicken, Cambridgeshire, and settled at Kettering, Northamptonshire. During his life, Fuller pastored two congregations — Soham (1775–1782) and Kettering (1782–1815), which is now the Fuller…

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