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‘The Gospel Worthy of All Acceptation’

1785

Fuller found himself opposed to the hyper-Calvinist leanings of his predecessor in Soham, and during his ministry there he formulated a defence of his own theology which he published under the title The Gospel Worthy of All Acceptation in 1785. To the second edition in 1801 was added the subtitle, The Duty of Sinners to Believe in Jesus Christ, capturing Fuller’s dedication to the free offer of the gospel as compatible with classic Calvinism. The book drew him into much controversy.

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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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