Monthly Archives: January 2013

R. A. TORREY

Born JANUARY 28, 1856 As a student at Yale, Reuben Archer Torrey startled awake one night. He felt a heaviness due to some recent disappointments. Overcome by a sense of hopelessness, he decided to end his life. He crawled out of bed, went to his washstand, … Continue reading

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2012 Relit: 3 BIBLE-TRANSLATING MISSIONARIES

They took the Great Commission seriously. They invested their lives explaining salvation through Jesus Christ to people who’d never heard. They also translated the Bible into the languages of their listeners. Taking big risks led to big results. Their stories shine as beacons of light to all … Continue reading

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ALEXANDER WHYTE

Born JANUARY 13, 1837 He grew up in poverty with a slim education. Even so, he rose to the stature of an erudite, eloquent preacher. He specialized in Biblical biographies. His solid understanding of the Scriptures and human nature helped Alexander Whyte portray men and women of the Bible with … Continue reading

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