Category: Christian History

131 Christians Everyone Should Know

Benedict of Nursia Father of western monasticism 480-547 “The good of all concerned, however, may prompt us to a little strictness in order to amend faults and to safeguard love.” The first monks who tried to live under Benedict’s direction hated his regimen, so…

Fox’s Book of Martyrs

https://www.biblestudytools.com/history/foxs-book-of-martyrs/ Edited by William Byron Forbush This is a book that will never die — one of the great English classics. . . . Reprinted here in its most complete form, it brings to life the days when “a noble army, men and boys, the…

131 Christians Everyone Should Know

Aimee Semple McPherson Foursquare phenomenon 1890-1944 ‘Never did I hear such language from a human being. Without one moment’s intermission, she would talk from an hour to an hour and a half, holding her audience spellbound.”—a reporter’s description In 1913 a 23-year-old Salvation Army…

Fox’s Book of Martyrs

https://www.biblestudytools.com/history/foxs-book-of-martyrs/ Edited by William Byron Forbush This is a book that will never die — one of the great English classics. . . . Reprinted here in its most complete form, it brings to life the days when “a noble army, men and boys, the…

131 Christians Everyone Should Know

Alexander Campbell Christian 1788-1866 131 Christians Everyone Should Know “The union of Christians with the apostles’ testimony is all-sufficient and (alone sufficient to the conversion of the world.” Separated by the Atlantic Ocean, Presbyterian preacher Thomas Campbell and his son Alexander simultaneously came to…

Fox’s Book of Martyrs

https://www.biblestudytools.com/history/foxs-book-of-martyrs/ Edited by William Byron Forbush This is a book that will never die — one of the great English classics. . . . Reprinted here in its most complete form, it brings to life the days when “a noble army, men and boys, the…

131 Christians Everyone Should Know

William Miller Mistaken founder of Adventism 1782-1849 “We have passed what the world calls the last round of 1843…. Does your heart begin to quail? Or are you waiting for your blessed hope in the glorious appearing of Jesus Christ?” In recent years, we…

Fox’s Book of Martyrs

https://www.biblestudytools.com/history/foxs-book-of-martyrs/ Edited by William Byron Forbush This is a book that will never die — one of the great English classics. . . . Reprinted here in its most complete form, it brings to life the days when “a noble army, men and boys, the…

THE HISTORY OF THE HYMN, “HIS EYE IS ON THE SPARROW” — The Dialogue Frog

I love this hymn. It’s one of my all-time favorites. I also enjoy learning the background stories of some of my favorite things. Recently, my dad gave me a book about the history of some of our most common hymns. I was reading about…

Fox’s Book of Martyrs

https://www.biblestudytools.com/history/foxs-book-of-martyrs/ Edited by William Byron Forbush This is a book that will never die — one of the great English classics. . . . Reprinted here in its most complete form, it brings to life the days when “a noble army, men and boys, the…