Tuesday, 1 October 2013

George Muller

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  • Born on September 27, 1805 in Kroppenstaedt, Germany to Johann and Sophie Muller
  • As a boy he was a thief, a liar and a gambler. At the age of 10 he was stealing government money from his dad, and while his mom was dying, at the age of 14, was playing cards and drinking with friends.
  • He went to the University of Halle to studied Divinity
  • He started going to these prayer meetings and after a while was convinced that he needed salvation. So when he went home from a meeting one night, got down on his knees and asked God to forgive him. 
  • He married Mary Groves on October 7, 1830-1870 she died, then he married Susannah Sanger in 1871
  • They (Mary and him) had 2 children, Lydia, born on September 17, 1832 and Elijah, born on March 19, 1834. They also had 2 still-born children.
  • His first orphanage was built in 1849 at Ashley Down, Bristol.
  • On March 26, 1875 he and his wife Susannah started a 17 year period of missionary travel to 16 different places.
  • He died on March 10, 1898 in Bristol, England.

1 comment:

  1. This man has such a testimony of God's provision for us, if we just trust in Him.
    Anyone who wants to be encouraged in their faith should read a biography on George Muller.


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