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 Dietrich Bonhoeffer   =The Cost of his Discipleship A PRIVATE MAN, BUT AN  ATTENTIVE FRIEND— one description of this courageous Christian who dared to oppose the gross injustices of the Nazi regime in Hitler’s Germany

 

 

Harriet Tubman      =The Moses of her People HARRIET TUBMAN was a runaway slave from Maryland who became known as the “Moses of her people.”

 

 

Ira D Sankey         =The sweet singer of Gospel Songs  THIS SWEET SINGER OF GOSPEL SONGS brought to the Moody revivalist campaigns of the late 19th century a zest and inspiration that prepared the hearts of thousands to receive the messages of the famous evangelist.

 

 

William Booth       =co-founder of The Salvation Army   BORN IN 1829 to a poor family in Nottingham, England, William Booth was forced to leave school at the age of 13 years to earn a meagre living for himself, his mother, and three sisters, after his father’s death.

 

 

John Greenleaf Whittier = American poet, hymn writer, and political campaigner for anti-slavery cause. Born to a farming family at East Haverhill, Massachusetts, and raised in the Quaker faith, Whittier had only a basic education, but was an avid reader.

 

 

Madame Guyon Madame Jeanne Marie Guyon was a seventeen-century French  evangelist.    She lived and died in the Roman Catholic church and yet is championed by Protestants.

 

 

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