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Newton, John (1725-1807) Evangelical divine and hymn writer. Was an English sailor, in the Royal Navy for a period, and later a captain of slave ships. He became ordained as an evangelical Anglican cleric, served Olney, Buckinghamshire for two decades, and also wrote hymns, known for Amazing Grace and Glorious Things of Thee are Spoken.

Newton, John (1725-1807) Evangelical divine and hymn writer. Was an English sailor, in the Royal Navy for a period, and later a captain of slave ships. He became ordained as an evangelical Anglican cleric, served Olney, Buckinghamshire for two decades, and also wrote hymns, known for Amazing Grace and Glorious Things of Thee are Spoken.

Thomas Brooks (1608–1680) was an English non-conformist Puritan preacher and author. Much of what is known about Thomas Brooks has been ascertained from his writings. As a writer C. H. Spurgeon said of him, 'Brooks scatters stars with both hands, with an eagle eye of faith as well as the eagle eye of imagination'.

Thomas Brooks (1608–1680) was an English non-conformist Puritan preacher and author. Much of what is known about Thomas Brooks has been ascertained from his writings. As a writer C. H. Spurgeon said of him, 'Brooks scatters stars with both hands, with an eagle eye of faith as well as the eagle eye of imagination'.

"I remember two things very clearly: I am a great sinner and Christ is a great Savior." -John Newton http://tfl.to/37

"I remember two things very clearly: I am a great sinner and Christ is a great Savior." -John Newton http://tfl.to/37

Newton, John (1725-1807) Evangelical divine and hymn writer. Was an English sailor, in the Royal Navy for a period, and later a captain of slave ships. He became ordained as an evangelical Anglican cleric, served Olney, Buckinghamshire for two decades, and also wrote hymns, known for Amazing Grace and Glorious Things of Thee are Spoken.

Newton, John (1725-1807) Evangelical divine and hymn writer. Was an English sailor, in the Royal Navy for a period, and later a captain of slave ships. He became ordained as an evangelical Anglican cleric, served Olney, Buckinghamshire for two decades, and also wrote hymns, known for Amazing Grace and Glorious Things of Thee are Spoken.

Ezekiel Hopkins (died 1690) was an Anglican divine in the Church of Ireland, who was Bishop of Derry from 1681 to 1690. One of the most well-respected Puritans and esteemed by Jonathan Edwards. Lord Robartes appointed Hopkins his chaplain on becoming Lord Lieutenant of Ireland in 1669. In 1670 he became Dean of Raphoe and the following year Bishop of Raphoe. His translation to Derry was in 1681. His written legacy includes his Expositions of the Ten Commandments.

Ezekiel Hopkins (died 1690) was an Anglican divine in the Church of Ireland, who was Bishop of Derry from 1681 to 1690. One of the most well-respected Puritans and esteemed by Jonathan Edwards. Lord Robartes appointed Hopkins his chaplain on becoming Lord Lieutenant of Ireland in 1669. In 1670 he became Dean of Raphoe and the following year Bishop of Raphoe. His translation to Derry was in 1681. His written legacy includes his Expositions of the Ten Commandments.

Dr. John Owen (1616-1683), theologian. His works are some of the greatest polemics against Arminianism, wonderful writings for the glory of God, and some of the best treatises ever penned for the good of the church – written by (arguably) the greatest thinking English Puritan Theologian that ever lived.

Dr. John Owen (1616-1683), theologian. His works are some of the greatest polemics against Arminianism, wonderful writings for the glory of God, and some of the best treatises ever penned for the good of the church – written by (arguably) the greatest thinking English Puritan Theologian that ever lived.

Charles Wesley (18 December 1707 – 29 March 1788) was an English leader of the Methodist movement, son of Anglican clergyman and poet Samuel Wesley, the younger brother of Methodist founder John Wesley and Anglican clergyman Samuel Wesley the Younger. Wesley's conversion had a clear impact on his doctrine, especially the doctrine of the Holy Spirit. The change in doctrine can be seen in his sermons after 1738, but is most notable in his hymns.

Charles Wesley (18 December 1707 – 29 March 1788) was an English leader of the Methodist movement, son of Anglican clergyman and poet Samuel Wesley, the younger brother of Methodist founder John Wesley and Anglican clergyman Samuel Wesley the Younger. Wesley's conversion had a clear impact on his doctrine, especially the doctrine of the Holy Spirit. The change in doctrine can be seen in his sermons after 1738, but is most notable in his hymns.

Compare scripture with scripture ~ False doctrines like false witnesses, agree not among themselves. - William Gurnall

Compare scripture with scripture ~ False doctrines like false witnesses, agree not among themselves. - William Gurnall

Richard Baxter (12 November 1615 – 8 December 1691) was an English Puritan church leader, poet, hymn-writer, theologian, and controversialist. His devotional classic The Saints' Everlasting Rest was one of the most widely read books of the century.

Richard Baxter (12 November 1615 – 8 December 1691) was an English Puritan church leader, poet, hymn-writer, theologian, and controversialist. His devotional classic The Saints' Everlasting Rest was one of the most widely read books of the century.

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