Christians You Should Know

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Christians You Should Know: William Bradford

“This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that...
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Christians You Should Know: Nate Saint

“For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory; While we look not at the things which are...
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Christians You Should Know: C.T. Studd

“For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.” – Luke 19:10 A Snapshot of the Life of C.T. Studd: Born: Dec. 2,...
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Christians You Should Know: Richard Wurmbrand

“For do I now persuade men, or God? or do I seek to please men? for if I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ.” –...
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Christians You Should Know: Susannah Spurgeon

“Who can find a virtuous woman? For her price is far above rubies.” – Isaiah 41:10 A Snapshot of the Life of Susannah Spurgeon: Born: January 15, 1832 Died: October 22,...
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Christians You Should Know: John Wesley

“There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. For the law of the Spirit of life...
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Christians You Should Know: William Carey

“For as the sufferings of Christ abound in us, so our consolation also aboundeth by Christ.” – 2 Corinthians 1:5 A Snapshot of the Life of William Carey: Born: Aug....
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Christians You Should Know: J.C. Ryle

“And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works:” – Hebrews 10:24 A Snapshot of the Life of John Charles Ryle: Born: May 10, 1816...
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Christians You Should Know: John Leland

“Every word of God is pure: He is a shield unto them that put their trust in him.” – Proverbs 30:5 A Snapshot of the Life of John Leland: Born:...
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Christians You Should Know: Noah Webster

“For the which cause I also suffer these things: nevertheless I am not ashamed: for I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is able to keep...
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Christians You Should Know: R.A. Torrey

“The just man walketh in his integrity: his children are blessed after him.” – Proverbs 20:7 A Snapshot of the Life of Reuben Archer Torrey: Born: Jan. 28, 1856 –...
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Christians You Should Know: Mary Slessor

“Jesus said unto him, If thou canst believe, all things are possible to him that believeth. And straightway the father of the child cried out, and said with tears, Lord, I...
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Christians You Should Know: David Brainerd

“In the last day, that great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying, If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink.” - John 7:37 A...
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Christians You Should Know: Billy Sunday

“O fear the Lord, ye his saints: for there is no want to them that fear him. The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they that seek the Lord shall...
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Christians You Should Know: George Müller

“I am the LORD thy God, which brought thee out of the land of Egypt: open thy mouth wide, and I will fill it.” – Psalm 81:10 A Snapshot of...
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Christians You Should Know: William Booth

“Thou therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ. No man that warreth entangleth himself with the affairs of this life; that he may please him who hath chosen...
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Christians You Should Know: Anna and Susan Warner

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” – John 3:16 A Snapshot...
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Christians You Should Know: Charles Wesley

“Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord; Giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father...
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Christians You Should Know: Peter Marshall

“Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.”...
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Christians You Should Know: Amy Carmichael

“For with God nothing shall be impossible.” – Luke 1:37 A Snapshot of the Life of Amy Carmichael: Born: Dec. 16, 1867 - Millisle, Northern Ireland Died:  Jan. 18, 1951 - Dohnavur,...
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”For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” – John 3:16 A Snapshot...
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Christians You Should Know: Adoniram Judson

"That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith; that ye, being rooted and grounded in love, May be able to comprehend with all saints what is the breadth, and length,...
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Christians You Should Know: Frances Ridley Havergal

"I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service." Romans 12:1 A...
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Christians You Should Know: George Whitefield

"Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God. Marvel not that I said unto...
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Christians You Should Know: George Washington

“When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.” – Proverbs 29:2 A Snapshot of the Life of George Washington: Born:...
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Christians You Should Know: John Newton

“And thou shalt remember that thou wast a bondman in the land of Egypt, and the LORD thy God redeemed thee: therefore I command thee this thing to day.” –...
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Christians You Should Know: Nicholas von Zinzendorf

"That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable unto his death." - Philippians 3:10 A Snapshot of the...
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Christians You Should Know: Charles Spurgeon

"For we can do nothing against the truth, but for the truth." - 2 Corinthians 13:8 A Snapshot of the Life of Charles Spurgeon: Born: June 19, 1834, in Kelvedon,...
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Christians You Should Know: David Livingstone

“Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Amen.” – Matthew 28:20 A Snapshot...
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Christians You Should Know: Raymund Lull

“And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us.” – Romans 5:5 A Snapshot...
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Christians You Should Know: William Wilberforce

"And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not." - Galatians 6:9 A Snapshot of the Life of William...
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Christians You Should Know: John Harper

"...Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved..." - Acts 16:31 A Snapshot of the Life of John Harper: Born: May 29, 1872, in Houston, Scotland Died: April 14, 1912,...
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Christians You Should Know: Fanny Crosby

“Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like...
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Christians You Should Know: G. Campbell Morgan

“Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.” – 2 Timothy 2:15 A Snapshot of the Life...
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Christians You Should Know: Jim Elliot

"A man's heart deviseth his way: but the LORD directeth his steps." - Proverbs 16:9 A Snapshot of the Life of Jim Elliot: Born: Oct. 8, 1927, in Portland, Oregon Died: Jan....
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Christians You Should Know: Lady Jane Grey

"The name of the Lord is a strong tower: the righteous runneth into it, and is safe." - Proverbs 18:10 A Snapshot of the Life of Lady Jane Grey: Born:...
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Christians You Should Know: JC Penney

"And as ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise." - Luke 6:31 A Snapshot of the Life of James Cash Penney: Born: Sept....
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Christians You Should Know: Eric Liddell

“Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee...
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Christians You Should Know: Hudson Taylor

"And Jesus answering saith unto them, Have faith in God." - Mark 11:22 A Snapshot of the Life of Hudson Taylor: Born: May 21, 1832, in Barnsley; England Died: June 3,...
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Christians You Should Know: Polycarp

“Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, it was needful for me to write unto you, and exhort you that ye should earnestly...
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Christians You Should Know: Corrie ten Boom

“He that dwelleth in the secret place of the Most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.” – Psalm 91:1 A Snapshot of the Life of Corrie ten...
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Christians You Should Know: John Bunyan

"Forasmuch then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the same; that through death he might destroy him that had the...
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Christians You Should Know: Booker T. Washington

"And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;  Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve...
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Christians You Should Know: Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me." - Matthew 16:24 A Snapshot...
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Christians You Should Know: William Borden

"If a man therefore purge himself from these, he shall be a vessel unto honour, sanctified, and meet for the master's use, and prepared unto every good work." - 2...
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New in 2023: Christians You Should Know

One of the highlights of our blog articles last year was a special series on hymn histories. (You may access all of them in the ETJ archive here.) Each Wednesday...