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The Biography of Samson Illustrated and Applied
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The Biography of Samson Illustrated and Applied


Edmonston and Douglas, Hamilton, Adams & Co. 1854

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The Biography of Samson Illustrated and Applied is a biographical sketch and commentary on the life of one of the book of Judges most well-known and enigmatic figures. In this sketch, Bruce illuminates the life of Samson, illustrating and applying the text to today’s world.

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Key Features

  • Focuses on the life and times of Samson
  • Discusses Samson in relation to the rest of the book of Judges


  • The Character—Its Form and Its Begun Development
  • Consequences of Continued Departure from the Lord
  • The Marriage and Its Miseries
  • The Transient Revival
  • The Ruinous Relapse, and How to Have Prevented It
  • The Sin and Suffering Prolonged; But Issuing in a Grand and Glorious Restoration
  • The New Earth Preparing for the Prepared

Product Details

  • Title: The Biography of Samson Illustrated and Applied
  • Author: John Bruce
  • Publisher: Edmonston and Douglas
  • Publication Date: 1854
  • Pages: 141

About John Bruce

John Bruce was minister of Free St. Andrews Church in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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