Alongside his devotion to God and the dedication he demonstrated as a pastor, Robert Murray McCheyne also had a passion for words. In the first 2 of this 4-volume set, the reader is afforded extensive insight into this evangelist wordsmith’s memoir and private letters, sermons, lectures, poetry, and more.
A man of great conviction and courage, McCheyne often battled illness during his short, 29 year life span. Despite his health, he was still able to travel to Palestine on a Missionary trip at the behest of the Church of Scotland. A year after he returned, he penned (along with close friend Andrew Alexander Bonar) a grand account of their adventure, Narrative of a Mission of Inquiry to the Jews from the Church of Scotland in 1839, which is the 3rd volume in this extraordinary set.
After the glowing reception of The Works of the Late Rev. Robert Murray McCheyne, Vol. 1 was published in 1844, the demand for the complete sermons of McCheyne was magnificent. Still widely recognized and taught, McCheyne’s sermons are profound in their compassion and wisdom, enlightened with humanity and grace, but written with the humbled tone of the common man.
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Robert Murray McCheyne was born in 1813 and educated in his hometown of Edinburgh at the University of Edinburgh. He served as a missionary and minister, before dying at the early age of 29 in 1843.