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.
Written by Andrew Alexander Bonar, brother of Horatius Bonar, this is a moving and passionate account of Robert Murray McCheyne. Bonar, a great friend of McCheyne, wrote this biography a year after the death of McCheyne. He includes a detailed and insightful portrayal of McCheyne’s youth and ministry, providing personal anecdotes, as well as quotes and poems from McCheyne. The work is also comprised of dozens of letters, sketches of sermons, and several essays previously published. This biography and collection of McCheyne’s writings will enhance your understanding and appreciation of this devoted man of God.
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- Title: Memoir and Remains of the Rev. Robert Murray McCheyne
- Author: Andrew A. Bonar
- Publisher: William Midddleton
- Publication Date: 1852
- Pages: 612
About Robert Murray McCheyne
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.