Awakening: The Life and Ministry of Robert Murray McCheyne (Paperback)David Robertson (author)
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"Was McCheyne for real?"; "Was he just famous because he died so young?"; "Does he have anything to teach us today?"
In this book, David Robertson, the present-day minister of McCheyne's church, St Peter's in Dundee, Scotland, seeks to answer these and other questions. Through the use of published sermons, private papers and historical material, this contemporary devotional biography traces McCheyne's life and influence from his upbringing, conversion and training for the ministry to the revival that occurred in St. Peter's in 1839 and his early death. The contemporary relevance of McCheyne for today's church is demonstrated and the glory of God is seen in this wonderful story of what He can do with one 'consecrated sinner'.
Publisher: Christian Focus Publications Ltd
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 370 g
Dimensions: 216 x 138 x 16 mm
Edition: Revised edition
"The freshest presentation of McCheyne available"-- Ligon Duncan
"...a fine and fresh account of a great and godly minister of the gospel. David Robertson gives us new insight into McCheyne's personal life, and his preparation for preaching, his deep social concern and his absolute devotion to the glory of God as the ultimate motive of everything he did."-- Eric Alexander
"Having used Robert Murray McCheyne's 1842 Bible Reading Calendar for many years, and having admired his hunger for holiness, I am very glad that David Robertson has written this new biography."-- John Stott
"Recommended for anyone who wants to know how youthful enthusiasm grounded in the Bible and faith can overcome in the most adverse circumstances, and how conservatism and prejudices can then destroy what God has created. Powerful lessons for us all in fact."-- Christian Marketplace
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