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George Muller was living proof that God can be known intimately, that He is a faithful companion, and that prayer yields miraculous results. This classic biography tells of George Muller's dependence on prayer and how his compassionate concern for orphans in Bristol, England shaped decades of missionary and social endeavors throughout the world....

Title : George Muller of Bristol
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ISBN : 9780825434648
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Number of Pages : 384 Pages
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George Muller of Bristol Reviews

  • Olamide OPEYEMI
    2019-03-25 05:08

    This is not a book to delay reading at all. After the Holy Scriptures, every child of God must pore through the pages of this book to bear witness to what God can do with a man of like passions like ourselves. This book to me was not really about George Mueller but about the God of George Mueller who will not cast away anyone who comes to Him and who is willing to grant access/entrance to His heart and treasury, where all things gets done for the heavenward child of God. Dr. Pierson, who had a close encounter with George Mueller, who himself was a renowned preacher, marveled at the childlike trust that Mr. Mueller had in God; and in writing this biography, he seemed to me to have received grace from heaven to do it justice. I have been immensely blessed by this classic. As I put my life through it, it kept pointing me back to the Scriptures and the Almighty God and to Christ the pattern-son who is the only hope we have to live as simply as heaven demands (which when the world scrutinizes, they are quick to award exemplariness. May the Lord draw you too to this God-glorifying testimony. Amen.

  • Ken
    2019-03-21 04:22

    God, help me to be more like Muller. Please.

  • Johnvano
    2019-03-19 09:08

    Fantastic. Inspiring. Challenging. Not 5 stars because it lacks much in form. Written in 1899 (and in the language of the day) as a meticulous accounting for a godly man's life, it does not have a literary or even much of a narrative sophistication, but the content makes up for it.

  • Cedric Dukes
    2019-03-05 07:21

    Great book, he lived his life obeying God and his sole purpose was to help people and allow God to use him.

  • Christina
    2019-03-17 05:54

    Incredible book. Incredible. If you're a Christ-follower it is profoundly challenging in most every area of faith and life. If you're not, the author would encourage you to read it anyway, as many people came to faith in Jesus Christ as a result of reading about Mueller's faith in a prayer-hearing God and seeing God's faithfulness to provide for the work Mueller felt led by God's Spirit to do. I had heard vaguely of Mueller's work (wasn't he the guy that never asked for help and just prayed for food for the orphans and it came?), but I had no idea of the scope and monstrous size of it (2,000 orphans were being fed, clothed, schooled, discipled, and housed at the time of his death, along with several other large evangelistic arms of the ministry without ever even hinting at the needs at hand. Prayer was his only means of provision, to prove that God is faithful.) The author was a well-known and respected pastor himself in that day and a personal friend of Muellers. His faith, insight, and theology play heavily into how well the story is told. It's not just "and then he did this and that," it's "then he did this because he believed X about God and Y about His Word." I read parts of the book twice and plan to read the whole thing again in the next year, it's that good and that different from our culture, how we view God, his word, personal holiness, prayer, taking up our cross, and laying down ourselves for whatever He calls us to.

  • David Eagen
    2019-03-20 09:22

    An amazing story of a man whom God blessed with the gift of faith. This paragraph from page 321 nicely summarizes the purpose of the book as well as Mr. Müller's life:"If Mr. Müller had any great mission, it was not to found a worldwide institution of any sort, however useful scattering Bibles and books and tracts, or housing and feeding thousands of orphans, or setting up Christian schools and aiding missionary workers. His main mission was to teach men that it is safe to trust God's Word, to rest implicitly upon whatever he hath said, and obey explicitly whatever he has bidden; that prayer offered in faith, trusting his promise and the intercession of his dear Son, is never offered in vain; and that the life lived by faith is a walk with God, just outside the very gates of heaven."He set out to prove to men that God is the same yesterday, today, and forever and that He can be relied on today to answer prayer and provide for His work. Mr. Müller provided a living example of trust in God and God's continual provision. In his life we see countless examples of how God is indeed rarely early but never late in answering prayer. We see how in practical ways God made known what it was He wanted Mr. Müller to do. Read this book and see God at work. It will enlarge your view of God, change the way you pray, and change the way you make decisions in life.

  • Frank Peters
    2019-03-02 09:11

    The story of George Muller of Bristol is truly an amazing account of what God can do through a humble and obedient man (or person for those who require politically correct pronouns). I am in awe in reading about God’s faithfulness and all of the people who were touched by the ministry of Muller. BUT, I really did not like the book itself. I expected to be reading a biography of this man of God, but other than the first few chapters, this book is something quite different! It is a commentary on the autobiographical writings of Muller. As a result the actual narrative (which I wanted to read) is minimal, while there is an excessive amount of semi-ambiguous religious language that is used either to preach to the reader, or praise Muller. Thus, while I strongly recommend reading a biography of Muller, I don’t recommend this one, and would be delighted if someone would point me to a better one.

  • Dennis Beery
    2019-02-28 04:01

    This is a remarkable account of a man of incredible faith in God and his promises. Muller relied solely on God to provide every need as he built a number of orphan houses over the course of his 60+ years of ministry, never asking anyone for a cent (or farthing, as it was in England at that time) and even refusing money when the motive or source was questionable. While Pierson's sermonizing thoughout this narrative is unnecessary, this is a great book that will strengthen the faith of true followers of Christ and remove doubts in the mind of agnostics about the existence of a prayer-answering God.

  • Dawn
    2019-03-18 09:08

    Excellent biograpy of an amazing man who serves an awesome God and ended up homing, feeding and educating thousands of orphans without ever publicizing a need or asking for human help. He relied solely on his God, and his God always provided, even if at the eleventh hour. After all George Muller accomplished in his life he died a humble man who'd never sought credit or praise for himself, but gave all the glory to his prayer hearing God.

  • Mathias Seiwert
    2019-03-03 02:02

    I cannot say enough about this book. It is the third and most comprehensive biography about George Muller that I have read. I tried to read it slowly, to sip and savor the lessons God was (and still is!) teaching me from the life of G.M. as well as from the insight of the author A.T. Pierson. This is definitely a book that I will read again; God is teaching me so much about prayer, trusting in Him, living a life of simple faith in Jesus, etc.

  • christina
    2019-02-23 04:05

    Inspiring and challenging story of the man of faith who founded and sustained 3 orphanages with no marketing or fundraising efforts but only through prayer to God. It humbled me.The only reason I held back from giving it 5 stars is that it felt about 50 pages too long. In my opinion the chapters after the account of his death could have been omitted or greatly condensed with no serious loss of impact.

  • Cassie Cox
    2019-03-22 06:18

    This book was most definitely one I would never have picked up on my own. NEVER. My sister suggested I read it and for good reason. This is the biography of a very religious individual who lived during the 1800s: George Mueller. George served a God who answered and provided for his every need. George boldly approached God with his prayers and requests, and he waited, stubbornly at times. What a great read.

  • Scotty
    2019-03-21 03:21

    This is an amazing book and a must read for those, who like me, struggle in their prayer life and with their faith. This book will remain at my beside for future references. Again, I am in awe of our Holy Father and how His Holy Spirit will work in a willing soul. May I strive toward that lofty goal. Amen!!

  • Henry
    2019-03-06 02:12

    This wasn't what I was expecting. It was more of a devotional book based on certain stories from Muller's life than it was a biography of Muller. For what it was I enjoyed some of it a lot. And there were plenty of excerpts from Muller's own writings that I really enjoyed. So it's a book I'm glad I read but it's not the biography of Muller that I was looking for.

  • Luke
    2019-02-25 06:17

    The subtitle says it all: "his witness to a prayer-hearing God." George Mueller's life is an inspiration, and this biography only sums up the whole story of over sixty years of service for Christ. This book was especially helpful to me as I embark on the journey of living by faith, and trusting the Lord to provide for my needs.My favorite chapter was "The Word of God and Prayer."

  • Jon Dowler
    2019-02-23 08:18

    This was an awesome book of the life of a man of prayer and faith. It is written by his son-in-law. It is written in "old style english" but after I read a couple of chapters, I adapt to it. Suffice to say, worth it. An example that God can move in answer to prayer in your life on a daily basis. Also to be "supernatural" it does not have to be "spectacular."

  • Sergei Marchenko
    2019-03-09 04:07

    As a devotional, this book is great. Great spiritual lessons and examples. I was tremendously encouraged to pursue a life of simple trust and prayer. If you are looking for a good biography, this book is not it.

  • Andrew Mcneill
    2019-03-07 02:54

    George Muller was a remarkable man and this book just skims the surface of all that God accomplished through him. He continually relied on God to provide for all his needs and he set a tremendous example of what it means to live by faith.

  • Gary
    2019-03-18 01:00

    Good biography of a great, great man. You'll really enjoy reading about the faith of George Muller and what God accomplished though him, primarily with the orphanages. Warning, you'll feel spiritually small when reading about the faith of George Muller.

  • Nellie
    2019-03-16 08:56

    this is a book about a Christian missionary in the 1800's. In Old English and can be a little tough to read. By page 130 I put it down as it got quite repetitive. Book Club found it to be hard to read too. There is still a great story here - just not written interesting enough.

  • Phylicia
    2019-03-03 02:00

    Good read, I feel that Arthur Tappan Pierson is one of them long winded authors., or maybe reading this book on my kindle made it feel that way. Great insight into the life of George Muller, very inspirational.

  • Kessia Reyne
    2019-03-01 09:21

    This book is easy to read and gives a nice overview of Muller's life, but I found it a tad too simplistic and preachy. It would be a great book for someone in middle school learning about great Christians in history.

  • Doris
    2019-03-15 06:56

    Must be read with his Answers to Prayer book to get the full glimpse of his prayerful life.

  • Michael W.
    2019-03-24 05:06

    Couldn't finish it. Fairly flat read....

  • David McClendon, Sr
    2019-03-20 06:20

    This was a very interesting book that shows the power of prayer. Every Christian should read this book to see what prayer can do.

  • Seth
    2019-03-25 02:11

    The life of a godly man, written by a godly man. An excellent biography!

  • Michelle Hensley
    2019-03-11 07:17

    This book is such an encouragement to trust in the Lord and follow His will.

  • David Murphy
    2019-03-02 03:57

    The best parts are when the author lets Muller speak for himself.

  • Brock
    2019-03-20 06:56

    On Order from Amazon due by Dec 3 2012

  • Brock
    2019-03-25 08:59

    kindle - Church History/Biography