Brownlow North was an outstanding evangelist in Scotland who preached during the 1859 awakening. He was a bishop of the Church of England.
He was educated at Eton College and Trinity College, Oxford, graduating B.A. in 1762. He became a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford in 1763. He was a canon of the 4th prebend of Christ Church, Oxford (1768-1770) and Dean of Canterbury (1770-1771). He became Bishop of Lichfield in 1771, Bishop of Worcester in 1774, and Bishop of Winchester in 1781.
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Brownlow North: A Zealous Preacher
Preachers of the Gospel are dealing with truths which always ought to grip their hearts. They are ministering to people who are of infinite worth. Their purpose is to glorify God. Zeal then is surely essential in every preacher of the Gospel. It was a characteristic of the Saviour Who in His ministry fulfilled the prophecy of Isaiah, ' He wrapped H ...read
How the Rich Man Became Poor
"And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried; and in hell he lift up his eyes, being in torments, and seeth Abraham afar off . . . and he cried and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me . . . for I am tormented in this flame." (Luke 16:22-24, KJV)
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Six Short Rules for Young Christians
1. Never neglect daily private prayer; and when you pray, remember that God is present, and that He hears your prayers. (Heb. 11:6).
2. Never neglect daily private Bible reading; and when you read remember that God is speaking to you, and that you are to believe and act upon what He says. I believe all backsliding begins with the neglect of thes ...read