Spurgeon Died Poor


The link below is to an article that takes a look at why Charles Haddon Spurgeon died poor.

For more visit:
http://center.spurgeon.org/2016/10/11/4-reasons-spurgeon-died-poor/

Baptist Calvinists in the USA


The link below is to an article that takes a look at some of the early Particular Baptist history of the United States.

For more visit:
http://www.desiringgod.org/articles/calvinism-is-not-new-to-baptists

The Women Behind The 1689: Mrs. Gifford


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Like many signers of the London Baptist Confession of 1689, Andrew Gifford had a wife. Her name, dates of birth and death, and other basic facts have at the present eluded me, but by looking at her husband’s life we can glance at a sliver of hers. Andrew was born in 1642, baptized in 1659 and began preaching in 1661. He also worked as a cooper (barrel maker and repairer), which would have produced a steady and comfortable living in a seaport. A son, Emanuel, was born in 1673.

When Andrew was not welcome in churches due to the Act of Uniformity, he would preach in woods, fields, and homes. In 1677 he was ordained a pastor at the Pithay church in Bristol by the laying on hands of Daniel Dyk and Nehemiah Coxe. He was imprisoned four times, and an anecdote found in Joseph Ivemy’s History of the English…

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Life of John Bunyan


The link below is to an article concerning the life and work of John Bunyan.

For more visit:
http://banneroftruth.org/uk/resources/articles/2014/john-bunyan/

The link below is to a page that includes two biographies of John Bunyan hosted on the particularbaptist.com website. ‘Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners,’ by Bunyan himself is also linked to there.

For more visit:
http://particularbaptist.com/library/bunyan.html

Rise and Development of the English Baptists


The link below is to an article that takes a look at the rise and development of English Baptists.

For more visit:
http://www.theologian.org.uk/churchhistory/englishbaptists.html

Lessons From Early English Baptists and Persecution


The link below is to an article that considers lessons from the early English Baptists concerning persecution.

For more visit:
http://9marks.org/article/400-year-old-lessons-from-english-baptists-and-persecution/