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George Whitefield

George Whitefield (September 30, 1770), also known as George Whitfield, was an English Anglican priest who helped spread the Great Awakening in Britain, and especially in the British North American colonies.

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Jan 14, 1739, George Whitefield, the preacher who sparked America's first Great Awakening, is ordained.
"If we deny the teaching of divine election, we must, partly at least, glory in ourselves." ~George Whitefield
"Fight the good fight of and will give you spiritual mercies.” — George Whitefield.
"God has condescended to become an author, and yet people will not read his writings." George Whitefield
"I am daily waiting for the coming of the Son of God." - George Whitefield.
I lose nothing by being quiet and leaving all to Him. George Whitefield
What! Get to on your own Why, you might as well try to climb to the moon on a rope of sand! ~George Whitefield
George Whitefield’s biographer, reflects on Whitefield’s first sermon and what it can teach us today.
A to do the will of is the only way to know it.~George Whitefield
Attendance at worship- obligatory adherence or vital community. George Whitefield
“I came to break your head, but through you God has broken my heart,” was a sort of confession with which George Whitefield was familiar.
First night for homeless sleeping overnight at George Whitefield Centre Gloucester
"Other men may preach the gospel better than I, but no man can preach a better gospel." ~George Whitefield
George Whitefield preached his first sermon nearly 300 years ago. What can pastors today learn from it?
"In our days, to be a true Christian is really to become a scandal." - George Whitefield
…search the with a sincere intention to put in what you read.~George Whitefield
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The spirit of the world is hatred; that of Christ is love. George Whitefield
"As he is altogether lovely, so is he altogether loving...". - George Whitefield. Sermon:...
Would to God we had as much warmth in our hearts, as light in our understandings! – George Whitefield
Jonathan Edward's wife said of George Whitefield, "He speaks from the heart all aglow with love..." . Pastors, may this also be said of you.
Although believers by nature, are far from God, and children o...
No, the religion of Jesus is a social religion.
"If God did not bear with us more than we bear with one another, we should all have been destroyed every day." ~George Whitefield
'Mere heathen morality, and not Jesus Christ, is preached in most of our churches' George Whitefield
Ben Dean is Dean of Postgraduate Studies at George Whitefield College in Cape Town...
had a great time speaking last night on George Whitefield and the problem of slavery, at the biennial conference
I'm a student of the of C. H. Spurgeon, John Wesley, George Whitefield, Charles G. Finney, Muller, Osward...
George Whitefield-. If you say, you cannot believe, you say right; for faith, as well as every other blessing, is the gift of God.
JJ Deng continues to study at George Whitefield College in Cape Town, to prepare himself for training pastors in…
On this date in 1770, the day before his death at 56, George Whitefield prayed: "Lord Jesus, I am weary in thy work, but not weary of it."
Wikipedia page George Whitefield has possibly been vandalized.
Come join George Whitefield at Harvard!!! He's gon be preaching the real and true words of God! Be at Harvard @ 8:00 AM 🙏🏽
George Whitefield will be coming by to the colonies for the first time, December 24th, 1738 by whatever passes as a capital at midday!
George Whitefield: 80% of American colonists heard him preach at least once (obviously in person.)
George Whitefield felt like the only Christian at Oxford. . He was alone & considered odd. . Then, Charles Wesley invited him…
Plead His promises, be much in secret prayer, and never give God rest, till your soul is filled with all His fullness. ~George Whitefield
Yo yo yo, sinners and garbage of Georgia, my boy George Whitefield will be coming through to save your filthy souls and deliver you to
Yo yo, people of Georgia (and slaves), you're salvation is coming!. My boy George Whitefield is coming to save all your worthless souls!
George Whitefield on ordination: "When the bishop laid his hands on me, I gave myself to be a martyr for him, who hung on the cross for me."
"But as for this miracle of miracles...". ~George Whitefield~
Teaching this morning at Coram Deo on the 1st Great Awakening and life and ministry of George Whitefield.
George Whitefield:. “How sweet is rest after fatigued! How sweet will heaven be when our journey is ended.”.
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Press forward. Do not stop, do not linger in your journey, but strive for the mark set before you - George Whitefield
George Whitefield Program training for men called to full-time evangelism & who want homiletical training.…
...a sin if it had not been done in a church. -John Wesley after his first open-air preaching in a field by George Whitefield's invitation
George Whitefield on global awakening: "surely our Lord intends to put the whole world in a flame."
It was said of George Whitefield that he was a lion in the pulpit and a lamb out of it. May the same be said of you.
If you would like to see how to charitably disagree with another brother in Christ, read this by George Whitefield:
The righteousness of Jesus Christ is one of those great mysteries, which th...
video of Thomas Kidd address at Baylor ISR's George Whitefield symposium - YouTube
"This is the character of a true servant of Christ. He endeavors to follow Christ in thought, word, and work." – George Whitefield
Open-Air Preacher: George Whitefield had NO biblical support for abandoning his wife for ministry. Neither do you!
“Live and spend your time now, as you will wish to have done, when you come to die.” ~George Whitefield
"We are immortal until our work on earth is done.". - George Whitefield
Among the many reasons assignable for the sad decay of true Christianity, p...
Has the Word of God, this very day, been so impressed upon you that you can say with the late George Whitefield,...
George Whitefield: "I have thrown myself, blindfolded, into God's mighty hands."
Steve Lawson to teach Logos class on George Whitefield on 8/22 6:30pm. Register here:
"Pray that you may feel the full power of the Redeemer's blood; and walk in the continued comforts of the Holy Ghost." - George Whitefield
“Oh, that my eyes were open to see the length, and breadth, and depth, and height of the loving kindnesses of the Lord!”. — George Whitefield
...that brought about the "golden age" of morality in America. It was Jonathan Edwards and George Whitefield who carried the torch in the...
GWC The Genius of George Whitefield: Reflections on his ministry from 21st Century Africa
Discover George Whitefield & the 1st Great Awakening with Jessica Parr.
"If I trace myself from my cradle to my manhood, I can see nothing in me but a fitness to be damned.". -George Whitefield
It is a poor sermon that gives no offense; that neither makes the hearer displeased with himself nor with the preacher. -George Whitefield
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"Nothing but an infinite ransom could satisfy an infinitely offended justice." George Whitefield
Letters of renowned 18th century preacher George Whitefield to be published for first time via
George Whitefield A Biography with a Special Reference to His Labors in America. ☛
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Franklin, possibly, but he was a huge fan of George Whitefield, and rebuked Paine for writing Age of Reason.
George Whitefield's reply to harsh words of critics: "I know worse things of myself than they say about me."
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Let the Lord Jesus but enter your souls, and you shall find peace which the world can neither give nor take away. —George Wh…
George Whitefield: "Man is nothing; he hath a free will to go to *** but none to go to heaven, till God worketh in him"
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Just finished "George Whitefield, Americas Spiritual Founding Father" by Such a great read.
"At the day of judgment we shall all meet again." - George Whitefield
"I told them everything was sinful which was not done with a single eye to God's glory." - George Whitefield's Journal, December 6, 1739
The thunder of George Whitefield would shake to the foundations E/Christianity today not leaving one stone upon another. Think about it.
George Whitefield... Buried here... He crossed the Atlantic 13 times,…
Oh this self-love, this self will! Lord Jesus, may Thy blessed purge it out of all our hearts! -George Whitefield
Every man's damnation is of himself, and every man's salvation all of God. -George Whitefield
The great revivalist: on George Whitefield’s enduring relevance
George Whitfield Jr. calls Connor Cook 'the best quarterback in the country'
Before tomorrow's GameDay segment, renowned QB coach George Whitfield Jr. calls Connor Cook the best in the country:
The reason why The Son of GOD took upon Him our nature, was, the fall of our first parents. -- George Whitefield
The riches of His free grace cause . me daily to triumph over all the . temptations of the wicked one. . ~ George Whitefield
If you are not married to Jesus Christ, you are married to the law, the world, the flesh, and the devil. -George Whitefield
If the Pope himself would lend me his pulpit, I would gladly proclaim the righteousness of Christ therein. -George Whitefield
George Whitefield on his split with John Wesley over election: 'we preached 2 different gospels.'
Poor sinner, what peace can you have when God is your enemy!! -George Whitefield
As it was necessary that our blessed Lord should rise from the dead; so it is plain beyond contradiction, that he did.- George Whitefield
George Whitefield . "Awake, awake; put on strength, watch and pray, or otherwise the Philistines will be upon thee."
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They believe only in an outward Christ, we further believe that he must be inwardly formed in our hearts also. -George Whit…
good reminder: "To preach more than half an hour, a man should be an angel himself or have angels for hearers." George Whitefield
This date in 1734, George Whitefield wrote: Pain, if patiently endured, and sanctified to us, is a great purifier of our c…
Do we need men like George Whitefield and John Wesley today, who had the tough skin to take the rejection,...
"I will go to Whitefield's God" - Dying words of a little girl who, just before she died, heard George Whitefield preac…
I thoroughly enjoyed reading about Benjamin Franklin & George Whitefield in this Check out some ...
14 from Benjamin Franklin, George Whitefield and others from “The Printer And The Preacher” ...
Heresy of the Day: George Whitefield was the first Methodist, not John Wesley
“Lord, if I am not a Christian, if I am not a real one, show me what Christianity is, that I may not be damned.” - George Whitefield
"Be much in secret prayer: Converse less with man, and more with God." - George Whitefield
Let us never despair while we have Christ as our leader! . George Whitefield
Reading Arnold Dallimore's two volume biography on George Whitefield- Epic! Highly recommend for all preachers of the gospel.
"We must look upon ourselves as stewards, and not proprietors, of the manifold gifts of God" [George Whitefield]
"Satan will accuse me - my answer shall be, the Lord Jesus is my righteousness." (George Whitefield)
"The whole world is now my parish. Wheresoever my Master calls me I am ready to go and preach the everlasting Gospel." (George Whitefield)
“I am never better than when I am on the full stretch for — George Whitefield
"May you have no rest in your souls till you rest in Christ." -George Whitefield
The search for an American divine: Billy Graham and George Whitefield | The Christian Century
"Those that have been most humbled, I find, always make the most solid, useful Christians.". — George Whitefield
"Oh Prayer, prayer! It brings and keeps God and man together. It raises up man to God, and brings down God to man.'' - George Whitefield
"I have put my soul as a blank into the hand of Jesus, my Redeemer, and desired Him to write on it what He pleases." - George Whitefield
The friendship of Ben Franklin and George Whitefield - The Printer and the Preacher by Randy Petersen
Charles Chauncy seeing George Whitefield said, “I’m sorry to see you here again, Mr. Whitefield.” Whitefield replied, “And so is the Devil.”
"Unless your hearts are free from worldly hopes & worldly fears you will never speak boldly as you ought to speak." (Ge…
Scouting for old Baptist books the other day and saw these. Maybe should pick them up:
"God forbid that I should travel with anybody a quarter of an hour without speaking of Christ to them." -George Whitefield
Timeline by 1701-18001st of Many George Whitefield Sermons – Church History via
“Oh that I had a thousand tongues, they should all be employed in his service!”. -George Whitefield
THIS WILL SELL FAST! Life and Times of George Whitefield by Robert Philip 1838 First Edition via
If you preach the Gospel, you shall live of the Gospel. - George Whitefield
I care not if the name of George Whitefield be banished out of the world, so that Jesus be exalted in it!. - Whitefield's Journal
Go on in the strength of our dear Lord, and you shall see Satan like lightning fall from heaven. . George Whitefield to Howell Harris
Speak every time, my dear brother, as if it were your last!. - George Whitefield to Howell Harris
God loves to do great things by weak instruments, that the power may be of God, and not of man. - journal of George Whitefield
Johnathan Edwards, William Penn, George Whitefield, Wesley, Finney, shook the unmovable. Weep for no man today has such ability.
Inspired by George Whitefield, Herman Husband (1724-95) participated in radical govt reform efforts in NC & Pa. from 1765 until his death.
"I cannot forbear speaking again, and again, and again, of the Lord Jesus." - George Whitefield
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Race, Revivalism & the Making of a Religious Icon: George Whitefield
It is better to wear out than to rust out. -George Whitefield, American preaching legend.
"Be content with no degree of sanctification. Be always crying out, 'Let me know more of myself and of Thee.'" George Whitefield
From my 1st awakening 2 the Divine life, I felt a particular hungering and thirsting after the humility of Jesus Christ -George Whitefield
O Lord, make me an extraordinary Christian. - George Whitefield
We must all have the spirit of martydom, though we may not all die martyrs.". George Whitefield
God give me a deep humility a well guided zeal a burning love and a single eye and then let men or devils do their worst George Whitefield
" It is better to wear out in to rust out.". - George Whitefield
It is necessary to heal the pride of my heart. that trials should come!. (George Whitefield, 1714-1770, Prince of Open-air Preachers)
Oh that The Lord may strengthen me to make full proof of my ministry in this place, to the glory if His great name. ~George Whitefield
"As it was formerly, so it is now; there are many that corrupt the Word of God and deal deceitfully with it." ~ George Whitefield
Free eBook - Whitefield's Letter to Wesley on Election by George Whitefield In ePub, .mobi and .pdf formats,
3!! Jack Nowell of Exeter Chiefs, George Ford of Bath and Courtney Lawes of N'hampton Saints!!
"...self- righteousness is the last idol that is rooted out of the heart..." - George Whitefield
George Whitefield : God's Anointed Servant in the Great Revival of the Eighte...
George Whitefield considers when Christ is refused...
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We are immortal till our work is done. - George Whitefield
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“My prayer today is that God would make me an extraordinary Christian.” . George Whitefield
She was Selina Hastings who threw in her lot with John Wesley and George Whitefield in the work of the great revival. (2/2) Awesome !
Dare, dare, my dear brethren in Christ, 2 follow the Captain of your salvation, who was made perfect through sufferings -George Whitefield
''No-one should speak about *** without tears in their eyes.'' George Whitefield.
O heavenly Father, for thy dear Son’s sake, keep me from climbing. - George Whitefield
Let my name be forgotten, let me be trodden under the feet of all men, if Jesus may thereby be glorified. - George Whitefield
Lord, give me humility or I perish. - George Whitefield
"It being my constant practice to improve my acquaintance with the rich for the benefit of the poor." George Whitefield
"Something out of the common must be done to awaken a thoughtless world" George Whitefield
John Wesley - On the Death of the Rev. Mr. George Whitefield
Many may outlive me on earth, but they cannot outlive me in heaven. - George Whitefield
Oh let us continually keep faith in exercise, till it be entirely swallowed up in the boundless ocean of beatific vision.~Ge…
Every doctrine that comes from God, leads to God; and that which doth not promote holiness is not of God.~George Whitefi…
O be not found in those exercises and in that pleasure, which you would not be found in when you come to die. . George Whitefield
I am nothing, have nothing, and can do nothing without God. -George Whitefield
George Whitefield : The Life and Times of the Great Evangelist of the 18th...
"American Masters" features compositions by American greats Aaron Copland, George Whitefield Chadwick, and John...
Hear from George Whitefield today on Meditating on the Miseries of the Damned.
Interview w/ Jessica Parr author of Inventing George Whitefield: Race, Revivalism, and the Making of a Religious Icon
In the business of salvation, set Christ as high and man as low as possible. -George Whitefield
Lord, keep me from a sinful and too eager desire after death. I wish quietly to wait till my blessed change comes. - George Whitefield
Take care of your life and the Lord will take care of your death. -George Whitefield
George Whitefield had the Inspirations open for him at all his revivals
'Every preacher should be a Boanerges, a son of thunder, as well as a Barnabas, a son of consolation.' George Whitefield
God is well pleased when all our actions proceed from love, love to Himself, and love to immortal souls. - George Whitefield
George North 'symptom-free' with Wales medical staff to use video replays for rest of Six Nations via
Video: Wales deny wrongdoing over George North concussion
George North may be rested for Wales’ Six Nations game against Scotland
My pastor & mate w/ a reformation & George Whitefield reference in internship. Now he's just messing w/ me
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How well do you know your history? Who was the most famous person in the N. Am. colonies in 1740?
1740: Washington is 8, Adams 4 & Jefferson wasn't born. Who was the most famous person in the U.S.?
George Whitefield: From Humble Origin to Famed Preacher my piece at
George Whitefield-Feb 9, 1739 "I should doubt whether I was a true Minister of Christ, was I not opposed. And I find it does me much good"”
Six Nations 2015: Former England star Brian Moore calls for WRU to be punished after George North controversy
Christ's servants have always been the world's fools. - George Whitefield
George North is leading rugby into a land of giants
Wales under fire over George North 'concussion'
George North right to play on, says Gatland
So Wales are confident that George North will be fit to face Scotland next weekend! Really???
Wales confident George North will be fit to face Scotland in the Six Nations on Sunday
George Whitefield for such a time as this:. - from: Whitefield, G. (1999). Selected Sermons of George Whitefield.
World Rugby have requested an explanation from the WRU over their management of George North's possible concussion http:…
Fans deliver damning verdict on Alex Cuthbert & George North after lacklustre displays
A beautiful example of lovingly challenging a brother with differing doctrinal beliefs. Thank you George Whitefield,
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BREAKING: Wales sweat on duo as launch probe into WRU handling of North concussion http:…
If only George North had done this to Jonathan Joseph
Pls can issue a statement why was allowed to play on after this?
Should George North have stayed on the field against England
George had no idea of which point of the compass he was!
Joseph and Ford lay foundations in England win - PLAYER RATINGS
it was a bruising battle, hope George is ok, surprisingly dominated second half
O think of the love of in dying for you! - George Whitefield
"I have thrown myself this day, blindfolded, into God's mighty hands.". -George Whitefield
Who did Lloyd-Jones think was 'beyond any question, the greatest English preacher who has ever lived'?
Off to present a brief biography of George Whitefield at a men's breakfast. Excited!
George Whitefield (1714-1770), preacher of the Great Awakening, founder of Methodism. He preached 18,000 times
Jesus was God and man in one person, that God and man might be happy together again. —George Whitefield
This month marks George Whitefield's 300th birthday. Here are 13 of his quotes that will challenge you spiritually.
Happy Birthday George, my Favorite Anglican! "Its a poor sermon that gives no offense..." George Whitefield
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Here on George Whitefield's 300th birthday (one of the greatest preachers the world has ever known), it's good to...
It's George Whitefield's 300th birthday. How did Whitefield become the most famous man in America?
The best biography I've read on George Whitefield is written by Check it out on
Why did God use George Whitefield? Why was he so used of the Lord? Steve Lawson talks about this and also gives many testimonies from Whitefield's life. MP3:...
Happy Birthday to George Whitefield, the man Spurgeon considered the "chief of preachers"
Provost offers thoughts on George Whitfield's ministry on the preacher's 300th birthday.
Free curriculum on the occasion of George Whitefield’s 300th birthday. Enjoy. http…
Today is George Whitefield's 300th birthday. And later this week my son Peter Whitefield turns 1. A great example to follow.
"God's anointed barnstormer" Interview with me in Credo magazine about birthday boy George Whitefield
"The true believer can no more live without prayer, than without food day by day." - George Whitefield
300th birthday of my hero George Whitefield. God's elect vessel of the
Andrew Fuller Conference 2014: Session 2 - "George Whitefield: The Anglican Evangelist" by Lee Gatiss from Southern Seminary on Vimeo.
"Happy 300th Birthday George Whitefield! - Reformation21 Blog" good read
Today would have marked George Whitefield's 300th birthday. Watch as introduces us to him:
Today marks the 300th bday of George Whitefield. We review a new bio by –
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Steven Lawson introduces us to George Whitefield, a man whose extraordinary evangelistic fervor was marked by remarkable piety and deep theology, and whose unswerving devotion to his God led him to risk all that he had to preach the name of Christ.
George Whitefield: "Remember that God's gifts and callings are without repentance; that Christ having once loved you, will love you to the end"
"Study to know Him more and more, for the more you know, the more you will love Him." - George Whitefield
The biography of George Whitefield (1714-1770) by Arnold Dallimore is one of my most important reads outside the Bible.
Benjamin Franklin, George Whitefield, and the University of Pennsylvania archive
‘A flame of pure and holy fire’: The life and ministry of George Whitfield —
Venture daily upon Christ, go out in His strength, and He will enable you to do wonders. George Whitefield
3 reasons to love George Whitefield by Lee Gatiss, to celebrate the great evangelist's 300th birthday!
"Faith says, 'It is now just time to begin to begin." George Whitefield
Before Billy Graham, before there was a United States, George Whitefield was America's Pastor. Happy 300th Rev. Whitefield!
Today's George Whitefield's 300th birthday. piece in is a great intro to him:
It's George Whitefield's 300th birthday — see the commemoration by my colleague
Site of Whitefield's Tabernacle in 2014. Wesley eulogized him there in 1770:
“I want to go to Mr. Whitefield’s God.”. A dying boy’s last words after hearing George Whitefield preach (1740).
"It was no uncommon thing with him to weep profusely in the pulpit."
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“I love those that thunder out the Word." ~George Whitefield
"Hark! How All the Welkin Rings!" Sound familiar? Happily not, because George Whitefield rewrote it!
In light of his 300th birthday, here's a collection of articles about George Whitefield from the SBJT:
Marks Of True Conversion, Marks of Reprobation, Assurance of Salvation, Etc. by George Whitefield, Paul Washer et al.
The marks of the new birth. A sermon preached at the parish church of St. Mary, ... -
"I feel the power of JESUS more, and the power of indwelling sin less." George Whitefield, 1741
George Whitefield’s letter to John Wesley is really entertaining.
Excellent! I'm also looking forward to reading your books on George Whitefield & the Great Awakening.
Here's my review of fine new biography of George Whitefield
I liked a video from Steve J Lawson The life of George Whitefield
"Let the name of Whitefield perish, but Christ be glorified." - George Whitefield
“Feeding upon past experiences will not satisfy our souls..believers must look for fresh influences of divine grace" - George Whitefield
To put on your Christmas list:. George Whitefield (a biography). What other books are on your list?.
For all you Reformed guys that don't like John Wesley, I'll remind you George Whitefield called him the 13th apostle :)
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