Volume 3 continues Müller’s autobiography where Volume 2 ended. It is devoted to telling the story of running the large orphanage to which Müller devoted decades of his life. It provides a revealing glimpse of the portion of what Müller considered to be the most important part of his ministry, including the process of building the orphanage, raising money for expansion, and the impact on Müller’s family. This volume covers the years between 1856 and 1874.
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George Müller’s life was one long witness to the prayer-hearing God; and, throughout, God bore him witness that his prayers were heard and his work accepted. The pages of his journal are full of striking examples of this witness. . . .
—Arthur T. Pierson
George Müller (1805–1898), pastor and philanthropist, spent many decades dedicated to pastoral and evangelical ministry. Müller pastored Ebenezer Chapel in Devon, England—as well as founded the Scriptural Knowledge Institution for Home and Abroad.
Together with his wife, Müller built and operated five orphanages that cared for several thousands of orphans annually. Relying solely on unsolicited funds, he distributed vast quantities of Bibles and other historic texts—as well as supported many overseas missionaries.
Starting in 1875, George Müller spent nearly two decades in missions throughout Europe, North America, New Zealand, and India. His adept language proficiency allowed him to preach without aid in English, French, and German. In addition to his missionary travels, Müller received hundreds of invitations to speak—which he was unable to accept.