A Man of the Word
408 Pages

A Man of the Word


408 Pages


Since the death six years ago of that prince of Bible expositors, G. Campbell Morgan, there has been incessant demand from the Christian public for the publication of an official biography. Such a work was not to be lightly undertaken or swiftly completed, for it must be of heroic proportions in keeping with the character of the man.
Now it is here, the product of Dr. Morgan's personal diary, the family's own records, and the contributions of a host of friends the world around. Dr. Morgan had four sons, all ministers; this book is the work of the wife of the eldest son, and is beautifully printed and illustrated. It is a success-story in the finest sense of the term.
Rejected for ordination while he was quite young for what was considered the inferior quality of his preaching, Campbell Morgan by native ability and laborious toil achieved international fame. Under his preaching the Bible literally sprang into life and multitudes of people were enthralled. So great was the demand for his sermons that his books gained circulation throughout the English-speaking world.
This biography deserves a permanent place in every Christian's library. It is the record of one who adorned the Gospel ministry--a profound thinker, an inspiring speaker, and a reverent humble servant of Christ.



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Published 01 April 2010
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Wipf and Stock Publishers 199 W 8th Ave, Suite 3 Eugene, OR 97401 A Man of the Word Life of G. Campbell Morgan By Morgan, Jill Copyright©1951 by Morgan, Jill ISBN 13: 978-1-60899-465-6 Publication date 3/22/2010 Previously published by Fleming H. Revell Co, 1951
G. Campbell Morgan Reprint Series
f IT îs rue a e measure o a person’s greaness îs eîr ï înluence, no ony on îs own îme bu on uure gen-eraîons, G. Campbe Morgan mus be regarded as a grea person. Hîs greaness îs seen no ony în e wîde împac o îs mînîsry on bo sîdes o e Aanîc, bu în e ac a îs books are sî read and sudîed sîxy-ive years ater îs dea. Named one o e en greaes preacers o e wenîe-cenury by e conrîbuîng board oPreacHingmagazîne, Morgan made e Bîbe a new and îvîng book no ony o e congregaîons wo îsened o îm, bu e vas muîude o persons wo read îs books. Fox sîxy-seven years Morgan preaced and aug e Scrîpures and served curces în Engand and e Unîed Saes. Wa îs remarkabe îs a îs commenarîes and exposîîons o e Bîbe sî speak o persons o a new mîennîum. here ave been many canges în e word sînce e aîuy preaced and aug e Scrîpures, bu e wîde appea o îs books esîy o e îmeessness o îs message. Aoug e ed pasoraes în e Congregaîona and Presbyerîan denomînaîons, e ad an ecumenîca appea o persons o a denomînaîons and radîîons. he mysîc
homas á Kempîs once wroe, “He o wom e eerna word speaks îs deîvered rom many opînîons.” ïn one o îs sermons, e reerred o e words o Amos a ere woud be a amîne or earîng e word o God (Amos 8:11). he îmeess work o G. Campbe Morgan addresses a un-ger, as îs books enabe îs readers o ge beyond opînîons o e îvîng Word. Wîp and Sock Pubîsers ave rendered a grea gît o e reîgîous word în reprînîng dozens o Morgan’s books. hîs growîng coecîon makes îs books more avaîabe, so a readers ave an opîon oer an searcîng e înerne or used, and oten expensîve, copîes. Among îs coecîon îs e cassîche Great PHysicianand commen-arîes on e Gospe o Maew and Jon. Persons seekîng a îvîng aî and a meanîngu encouner wî God woud proi rom readîng any o ese Morgan books. Near e end o îs mînîsry, în a sermon enîed “Bu One hîng,” Morgan commened on ow Poruga canged e words o a coîn ater Crîsoper Coumbus dîscovered Amerîca. No onger dîd e înscrîpîon say,Ne Plus Ultra(noîng more beyond) buPlus Ultra(more beyond). ï îs e ope o e G. Campbe Morgan rus a e reprîn-îng o ese books wî brîng readers o e “more beyond,” and an even deeper encouner wî e Word în Scrîpure.
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