Tag Archives: George Whitefield

“Take Away Our (Bent or Desire?) to Sinning”

At church last Sunday, the pastor was contrasting a Methodist version of a Charles Wesley hymn with a Lutheran version.  The hymn is “Love Divine, All Loves Excelling.” The reason that the pastor was commenting on this is that she … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: The Printer and the Preacher, by Randy Petersen

Randy Petersen.  The Printer and the Preacher: Ben Franklin, George Whitefield, and the Surprising Friendship That Invented America.  Nashville: Nelson Books, 2015.  See here to buy the book. Benjamin Franklin was a deist who doubted Jesus’ divinity and blood atonement.  … Continue reading

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