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  George Whitefield - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
George Whitefield (December 16, 1714 - September 30, 1770), was a minister in the Church of England and one of the leaders of the Methodist movement.
George Whitefield was the son of a widow who kept an inn at Gloucester.
George Whitefield College The theological training institution of the Church of England in South Africa
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 George Whitefield
George Whitefield also in fact the founder of the movement called Methodism and the man whom Charles Haddon Spurgeon, the great Baptist preacher, called his role model.
Whitefield and Wesley Perfectionism - A Response to Smith by Leon Hynson
Pedlar of Divinity: George Whitefield and the Transatlantic Revivals by Frank Lambert
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 Biography George Whitefield
Whitefield’s friendship with the Wesleys became strained as differences in theology became apparent.
Whitefield, a decided Calvinist, freely preached on the bound will, God’s electing grace, and the definite Atonement, themes that were at odds with John Wesley’s Arminianism.
Whitefield was neither a theologian nor the organizer that John Wesley was, but for sheer oratory he was unsurpassed, and as a preacher he did not allow doctrinal issues to determine where he would minister.
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 Banner of Truth Trust General Articles
Whitefield wrote in his Journal, 'God was pleased to remove the heavy load, to enable me to lay hold of his dear Son by a living faith.
George Whitefield skillfully adapted his message to his hearers - the noisy crowds on London's Kennington Common and at Moorfields and the aristocrats in the home of Selina, the Countess of Huntingdon.
Whitefield died, during an asthmatic attack, in America on Sunday morning September 30th 1769, having reached the age of 55, and was buried at Newbury Port, New England.
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 George Whitefield: The Innovative Awakener
Although the Whitefield family had been members of the petty aristocracy in the 17th century, their fortunes had sunk to the point where their position in the community was tenuous.
Whitefield (and the rest of us) should not be judged by the accomplishments of others but by faithfulness to his (and our) own gifts and calling.
George Whitefield was an evangelist, and for 33 years he gave himself unsparingly to that call.
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 MSLange.net - George Whitefield
Benjamin Franklin and George Whitefield were contemporaries, and it is a little known fact that these two men were casual acquaintances.
Whitefield with the idea of building an Orphan House there, in which they might be supported and educated.
Whitefield was in London, when he consulted me about his Orphan House concern, and his purpose of appropriating it to the establishment of a college.
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 Not Quite Baptist - Portraits - George Whitefiled   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Looking back on his youth, Whitefield said, "It would be endless to recount the sins and offenses of my younger days." George's father died when he was two and his stepfather proved to be a poor manager leaving the family with little of their former means.
George Whitefield may have been in a Christian school but Christ was not in him.
Whitefield sought to keep such issues from becoming a dividing point but he was also committed to the truths he espoused.
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 George Whitefield
Upon conversion in college, George Whitefield daily visited and ministered to convicts in prison where it was reported the guard dogs feared to enter into because of the fierce rats that infested the place.
During one of his trips, Whitefield ministered to the crew and passengers amidst a particularly terrible voyage such that by the end of the trip, most of the heathen crew had been converted and regular services on deck were conducted.
Whitefield's integrity, though often maligned by jealous clergy and opponents to his religious fervor, was attested to by none other than Benjamin Franklin, who published Whitefield's journals and financially supported his work for the establishment of the first house of charity in America where orphans could be raised and educated.
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 George Whitefield 1714-1770   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
George Whitefield was a slight young man of twenty one (with a squint in his eye) when be was ordained at Gloucester Cathedral.
George had the energy and perseverance of ten men, He drove himself relentlessly, neglecting his health and personal needs in his ambition to tell as many as he could about Jesus Christ and how faith could change lives, Everywhere and anywhere he went he touched the emotions of people in an amazing way.
George stated that he was appalled at the poverty misery, cruelty and suffering of the slaves.
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 GEORGE WHITEFIELD AND WESLEYAN PERFECTIONISM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Whitefield, both as a child of God, and a true minister of Jesus Christ."70 In 1748 the evangelist wrote John Wesley wishing for a union of their followers but regretting that it was not feasible.
Moreover, Whitefield, by far the youngest of the three men, pioneered many of the evangelistic measures that the Wesleys and others adopted, such as preaching in the open air, cultivating Anglican fellowship with dissenting ministers and their congregations, and nurturing a sense of common purpose among an interdenominational community of English, continental, and American evangelicals.
Whitefield, Savannah, June 25, 1740, and Charles—Town [South Carolina], August 25, 1740, to John Wesley, in the same, 189—90,204—5; and John Wesley, London, August 9, 1740, to George Whitefield, in Wesley, Letters, II, 31—all in a friendly spirit, and urging avoidance of public controversy over the issues of predestination and final perseverance.
wesley.nnu.edu /wesleyan_theology/theojrnl/16-20/19-07.htm   (8848 words)

 George Whitefield
George Whitefield, used greatly of God in the first great awakening (1730s - 1740s), was a minister in the Church of England and one of the leaders of the Methodist movement.
George Whitefield - Portrait of a Preacher - Leonard Ravenhill
Whitefield was a great evangelist in the 18th century.
www.monergism.com /thethreshold/articles/whitefield.html   (468 words)

 George Whitefield   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Although a number of George Whitefield's relatives had gone to Oxford and become members of the clergy; his grandfather was a businessman, and his father was proprietor of the Bell Inn in Gloucester.
Whitefield was not, and disturbed the church even more through his prayer that the preachers themselves might be born again.
Whitefield preached to Presbyterians, Congregationalists, Episcopalians, Catholics, Quakers, and Moravians.
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 BookRags: George Whitefield Biography
George Whitefield (1714-1770) was an English evangelist whose preaching in America climaxed the religious revival known as the Great Awakening.
George Whitefield was born in the Bell Tavern, Gloucester.
After two centuries George Whitefield remains something of a controversial figure, although the controversy no longer deals with praise or blame or the accuracy of his own accounting of 18,000 sermons preached.
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 George Whitefield - Tulipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
George Whitefield was a minister in the Church of England and one of the leaders of the Methodist movement.
George Whitefield was the son of a widow who kept an inn at Gloucester, England.
He was educated at Pembroke College, Oxford, and a part of the 'Holy Club' at University of Oxford with the brothers, John Wesley and Charles Wesley, usually seen as the founders of the Methodist Church.
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 George Whitefield
Whitefield was no actor cultivating his voice or studying his gestures—but these gifts were naturally in him, and he used them as inartificially as a person possessed of an exquisite ear and a beautiful voice pours forth melodious tones as the free utterance of the music within.
In considering the general character of Whitefield's preaching, we must bear in mind that a ministry suitable for one period of the church may by no means be adapted for another.
Whitefield had not the deep experience, clear, doctrinal views, knowledge of and insight into Scripture, keen discernment, and able pen of Huntington; nor had Huntington the shining eloquence, burning zeal, and popular gifts of Whitefield; yet each were servants of God, and blessed in their day and generation.
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 George Whitefield
George Whitefield was born in Gloucester, England; his remains are buried in Newburyport, Massachusetts.
Whitefield’s heart had been broken by the coalminers at Kingswood, Bristol –; men as violent as they were vulgar.
Whitefield walked among them, in full clerical attire, and began speaking to them from Matthew 5: "Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven." Thoroughly despised and contemptuously shunned, these people found in Whitefield someone who loved them and therefore did not fear them.
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 George Whitefield
George Whitefield (1714-1770), pronounced Whit-field, was one of the most celebrated figures of the 18th century.
Whitefield’s benevolence to the poor and indebted became well-known, and Benjamin Franklin, an ardent admirer of Whitefield, remarked on these characteristics in his own autobiography (1771).
In his preaching, Whitefield stressed the fundamental teachings of the Christian faith, but was tolerant of the non-essentials that divided denominations, issues such as the proper method of baptism, communion, etc. Whitefield’s ministry truly crossed all denominational, racial, and socioeconomic boundaries.
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 The Anglican Library - George Whitefield   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
George Whitefield was born, the youngest of seven children, on December 16, 1714, in Gloucester, England.
His father died when George was two, and his widowed mother, Elizabeth (born in 1680), struggled to provide for her family.
Whitefield was an astounding preacher from the beginning, and within a year it was said that "his voice startled England like a trumpet blast." At a time when London had a population of less than 700,000, he could hold spellbound 20,000 people at a time at Moorfields and Kennington Common.
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 George Whitefield Chadwick - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
George Whitefield Chadwick (November 13, 1854 – April 4, 1931) was an American composer.
Chadwick was born in Lowell, Massachusetts and died in Boston.
His works included several operas, three symphonies, five string quartets, tone poems, incidental music, songs and choral anthems.
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 George Whitefield
Whitefield was a humble man and bemoaned his tardiness.
George Whitefield was born on 27 December 1714 (16 December 1714 on the Julian Calender) in the Bell Inn, which was to the right of the Old Bell (it's now a parade of modern shops)
George Whitefield was born in the Bell and christened in St Mary de Crypt.
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 George Whitefield
Whitefield arrived in America after a battering on the stormy Atlantic in a boat that the Maritime Commission would not now license for a river trip.
Whitefield was of the Baxter-Brainerd-McCheyne mold; he wore the harness of discipline with ease.
George Whitefield walked with the great-with the Marquis of Lothian, the Earl of Leven, Lord Dartmouth, Lady Huntingdon.
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 The George Whitefield Homepage
Benjamin Franklin on George Whitefield (from The Whitefield Sermon Archive)
George Whitefield: Portrait of a Revival Preacher by Leonard Ravenhill
George Whitefield to John Wesley: "No, dear Sir, you mistake." (from The Hall of Church History)
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 George Whitefield   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
George Whitefield was a renowned preacher, considered to be much more eloquent that John Wesley.
George Whitefield and John Wesley did not see eye-to-eye on a theology of grace however.
She appointed the Rev. George Whitefield as one of her chaplains, established sixty-four Methodist meeting houses in England, and provided seminaries for the education of ministers to supply them.
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 George Whitefield   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Whitefield returned to Oxford in March of 1736 and on June 20, 1736, Bishop Benson ordained him.
George walked the man unknowingly toward the edge -- "He is gone." Another time in Boston he described a storm at sea.
Whitefield had requested earlier to be buried beneath the pulpit if he died in that vicinity, which
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 Sermons of George Whitefield   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Lastly, the above image of George Whitefield was garnered from The Hall of Church History, which is quite a site.
Sermons 58 and 59 are from Select Sermons of George Whitefield With an Account of His Life by J.C. Ryle, Published by The Banner of Truth Trust, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1990.
Well, George Whitefield (pronounced "WHIT-field") was not the average run-of-the-mill preacher.
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 Benjamin Franklin on George Whitefield
He was at first permitted to preach in some of our churches; but the clergy, taking a dislike to him, soon refus'd him their pulpits, and he was oblig'd to preach in the fields.
Whitefield, in leaving us, went preaching all the way thro' the colonies to Georgia.
He had a loud and clear voice, and articulated his words and sentences so perfectly, that he might be heard and understood at a great distance, especially as his auditories, however numerous, observ'd the most exact silence.
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 June 27: George Whitefield preaches his first sermon
George Whitefield made it his business to find salvation for his soul.
Bishop Benson believed Whitefield was the kind of man the church needed.
Produced by Colonial Williamsburg, the program recreates for students of American independence the fire of George Whitefield's preaching, the zeal of the Reverend Samuel Davies, and their pursuit of the right to worship according to one's convictions.
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 George Whitefield
In recollecting his tender years Whitefield confesses that he was “addicted to lying, filthy talking, and foolish jesting.” Furthermore he tells us that he was a “Sabbath-breaker, a theatre-goer, a card-player, and a romance-reader.” This life-style went from bad to worse up to the age of fifteen.
Whitefield’s character as a shining light, and is now his crown of rejoicing, was the singular success which the Lord was pleased to give him in winning souls.
Whitefield is a model herald: his giftedness and faithfulness in the stewardship entrusted to him is something most remarkable.
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