Newsletter   Secure Checkout   View Cart (0 items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

George Whitefield: God's Anointed Servant in the Great Revival of the Eighteenth Century [Paperback]

By Arnold A. Dallimore (Author)
Our Price $ 13.59  
Retail Value $ 19.99  
You Save $ 6.40  (32%)  
Item Number 615846  
Buy New $13.59
Quantity:
Available on the Internet only.

Alternate Formats List Price Our Price Item Number Availability
Hardcover $ 69.00 $ 48.30 423954 In Stock
Paperback $ 19.99 $ 13.59 615846 In Stock

Item description for George Whitefield: God's Anointed Servant in the Great Revival of the Eighteenth Century by Arnold A. Dallimore...

Overview
This fast-paced, easy-to-read narrative reveals how God used one
man of great courage, discipline, and humility to bring countless
souls to Christ.

Publishers Description

God's accomplishments through George Whitefield are to this day virtually unparalleled. In an era when many ministers were timid and apologetic in their preaching, he preached the gospel with zeal and undaunted courage. In the wake of his fearless preaching, revival swept across the British Isles, and the Great Awakening transformed the American colonies.
The previous two-volume work George Whitefield: The Life and Times of the Great Evangelist of the Eighteenth-Century Revival is now condensed into this single volume, filled with primary-source quotations from the eighteenth century, not only from Whitefield but also from prominent figures such as John and Charles Wesley, Benjamin Franklin, and William Cowper.

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at promiseangels.com!

Item Specifications...


Studio: Crossway Books
Pages   219
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.48" Width: 6.44" Height: 0.59"
Weight:   0.6 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Mar 31, 2010
Publisher   Crossway Books/Good News
Edition  Revised  
ISBN  1433513412  
ISBN13  9781433513411  


Availability  8 units.
Availability accurate as of Aug 23, 2017 07:18.
Usually ships within one to two business days from New Kensington, PA.
Orders shipping to an address other than a confirmed Credit Card / Paypal Billing address may incur and additional processing delay.


More About Arnold A. Dallimore


Register your artisan biography and upload your photo!

Arnold A. Dallimore was a Baptist pastor for thirty-eight years and a successful biographer of Christian leaders. His books include A Heart Set Free: The Life of Charles Wesley and Spurgeon: A New Biography.



Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.



Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Biographies & Memoirs > General
2Books > Subjects > Biographies & Memoirs > Leaders & Notable People > Religious
3Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Protestantism > Presbyterian


Christian Product Categories
Books > Inspiration > Motivation > Biography & Autobiography



Similar Products



Reviews - What do customers think about George Whitefield?

Inspirational account of Whitefield, shameless treatment of Wesley  Feb 23, 2010
I have mixed feelings about this work. On the one hand it is a pleasant to read account of an amazing man of God. On the other hand the author needlessly includes attacks on John Wesley in a manner that would not have been acceptable to Whitefield. It offers only a few words about Whitefield's serious flaws, such as his passionate support of black slavery. It reads like a polemic in praise of Whitefield and attacking those whom the author feels disagreed with Whitefield. It does not read like history; the author's theory of Wesley's supposed selfish ambition does not ring true with more serious works of history and Whitefield's own published material. In support of these extraordinary accusations the reader is offered only casual and often curious references. For example he invokes the lightly regarded bibliography by Southey in support of his thesis, but neglects to mention that Southey later recanted his opinion in this regard. In short I am left with a deeper admiration of Whitefield, but the nagging feeling that Whitefield himself would not have appreciated being lionized in this manner, nor would he have appreciated the character assassination of his good friend John Wesley.
 
What a dedicated Christian!  Feb 21, 2010
I was impressed with the devotion and energy of George Whitefield. He was the driving force for the early Methodist movement, but his name is lost to most people as John Wesely is now identified as the founder of the church.

It is a story telling of the work of the Holy Spirit in a human being, and how it motivated him to tell the story of Jesus in a way that captivated the hearts of people.
I was astounded to read of the vast number of people who stood outside to listen to George preach, without the aid of voice amplification.

Read it and gain a new sense of history in the Christian faith.
 
Inspiring Biography  May 16, 2009
In George Whitefield: God's Anointed Servant in the Great Revival of the Eighteenth Century, Arnold Dallimore gives us a fast moving 200 page version of his 1200 page, two-volume biography of Whitefield.

George Whitefield grew up in England and attended Oxford with his friends John and Charles Wesley. These young men shared a passion for the Lord and for Evangelism, but differences in doctrine drove them apart. Whitefield held to the doctrines of grace: "I embrace the Calvinistic scheme, not because Calvin, but Jesus Christ has taught it to me." John Wesley, on the other hand, viewed Calvinism as heresy. Despite this, the three maintained a love for each other throughout their lives. Even after bitter controversy, John Wesley preached Whitefield's funeral.

Whitefield began preaching in the open air--sometimes to crowds estimated at near 80,000--while still in England. He continued this in North America, where he served as a missionary. While there, he became friends with Benjamin Franklin, and his preaching, along with that of Jonathan Edwards, was instrumental in bringing about the Great Awakening.

Dr. Dallimore calls Whitefield "the greatest evangelist since the apostle Paul." There is no doubt that he had an extraordinary love and burden for sinners; tears often streamed down his face while he pleaded with them to come to Christ, and he considered himself "the servant of all." When he died at 55, he had preached 30,000 sermons. Even when his doctor told him that he had to quit preaching and rest, he kept on. The night of his death, while on his way upstairs to bed, he paused to preach to a small group that had come to the door begging him to share the gospel. He preached until the candle in his hand burned out, and then he went to his final rest.

Biographies are often the most interesting, encouraging, and edifying books that I read. I consider this one of the best. It is hard to put down, and it's hard to read without being changed.
 
One Of The Greatest Preachers!  Feb 7, 2009
This book was my introduction to George Whitefield. All I can say about his life is..."absolutely amazing"! Dallimore does a superb job of relating Whitefield's life. I understand this is a condensed version of his two-volume set, however this work is marvelous. I would not hesitate to pick up the two-volume set, even after reading this compact version. This book is so good you leave it wanting to read more of Whitefield!
 
Great book  May 15, 2007
Inspiration from a great 18th century Christian, I opted to read the shorter version, this one. I think that we can learn and be inspired from Christians who seek God's Kingdom. He led an interesting life. He knew Ben Franklin and some of England's nobility but was very modest.
 

Write your own review about George Whitefield



Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding George Whitefield


Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :



Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!



Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter


Resources
Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
Corporate
About Us
Contact Us
Policies
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy