How Great Christians Met Christ

© 1973  James C. Hefley

Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, Illinois — All Rights Reserved ~~ Used by Permission


1. Christian converts — Biography. 2. Conversion — Christianity — Case studies.
BV4930.H44 ~~ 248.2/4/0922 B 21 ~~ LCCN 97-179217 ~~ OCLC: 5313635 ~~ 160p.

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Table of Contents

Introduction       9

The Philosopher Who Searched for GodJustin Martyr       11

The Passionate ProfessorAurelius Augustine       15

From Riches to RagsFrancis of Assisi       19

The Mountain Boy's QuestUlrich Zwingli       23

Light for the Blind MonkMartin Luther       26

The Priest and the Hedge PreachersMenno Simons       29

The Minister's MimicGeorge Whitefield       33

Mercy for the MissionaryJohn Wesley       37

God's Grace for a Graceless GobJohn Newton       41

The One-Eyed Apostle of WalesChristmas Evans       44

The Case of the Curious CobblerWilliam Carey       46

The Blacksmith's AdviceFrancis Asbury       50

Salvation for a ScholarHenry Martyn       53

A Tale of Two BrothersRobert McCheyne       56

The Frightened SkepticAdoniram Judson       59

The Transformed ThiefGeorge Müller       63

The Troubled GardenerRobert Moffat       67

The Father of Faith MissionsHudson Taylor       72

The Case of the Skeptical LawyerCharles Finney       75

The Boy Who Was Afraid of GodA.B. Simpson       78

Life in a LookCharles Haddon Spurgeon       82

In a Moment of Despair –  Reuben A. Torrey       85

The Cricket Champion Finds ChristC. T. Studd       88

The Shepherd's DogJohn Vassar       92

When a Mission Cheated Lake MichiganMel Trotter       95

The Prisoner's JoyJeremiah McAuley       98

The Curious Rabbi's SonSolomon Ginsburg       101

Country Bumpkin in the CityDwight L. Moody       104

Quest of the GypsiesGipsy Smith       107

Billy Sunday Finds Home BaseBilly Sunday       110

Message from the DyingSam Jones       113

Why Preacher Pulliam ReturnedGeorge W. Truett       116

Harry Lad Is Born AgainHarry Ironside       120

God Saves a Future PresidentJames A. Garfield       125

The Captain's SwordRussell Conwell       129

Miracle in HollywoodCharles E. Fuller       136

Billy Hits the Sawdust TrailBilly Graham       140

A Father's LegaciesWilliam Cameron Townsend       143

A Ring and a PrayerVonette Bright       147

The Gang Leader's Last RumbleTom Skinner       151

JAMES C. HEFLEY, a free-lance writer, has authored over fifteen books. His most recent, Miracles in Mexico, was co-authored with Hugh Steven. His other books include Heroes of Faith and Sourcebook of Humor.

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