The lives of seventeen remarkable people having in common a personal spiritual experience which changed and moulded them. These well-loved lives and testimonies include Martin Luther and The Reformation in the 16th Century, Alfred the Great, John Newton converted slave trader, Lord Radstock, composer Felix Mendelssohn, Hymn writer Philip Bliss, ex-brewery heir Fred Charrington, 'Birdie' Bowers of the Antarctic, pioneer scientist Sir James Simpson and others.
Here are examples of leading people whose lives were changed by a sight of real Christianity.
Most of these accounts are taken from two popular collections of illustrated biographies: Men of Purpose and Men of Destiny by Dr Peter Masters pastor of The Metropolitan Tabernacle, London. Available from the Tabernacle Bookshop website.