|George Müller (1805-1898) was a Prussian-born English evangelist and philanthropist. A man of faith and prayer, he established orphanages in Bristol and founded the Scriptural Knowledge Institution for Home and Abroad.|
Marriage and Family:
Mary Groves Müller (1797-1870): Married George Müller October 7, 1830. Faithful wife and co-worker in establishing orphanage houses in Bristol, England. Their lives together were characterized by prayer and faith and a mutual self-denial for the cause of Christ. They had two children, a daughter, Lydia, born in 1832 and a son, Elijah born in 1834, who died at 15 months. Mary died February 6, 1870. See Mrs. Müller's Funeral Sermon.
Grace Sangar Müller (1817-1895): Second wife of George Müller.
They were married November 30, 1871. She continued with the ongoing work
of the orphanages and assisted in making the ministry known elsewhere.
Beginning in 1875 they began a series of tours that lasted for seventeen
years and took them to forty-two countries. Evangelistic in nature, these
tours also raised money for the orphanages and the caring of thousands
of children. She wrote Preaching Tours and Missionary Labours of George Müller (of Bristol).
Recommended Books and DVDs:
George Müller, 1805-1898: Delighted in God by Roger Steer. Fearn, Ross-shire [Scotland]: Christian Focus, ©1997.
Muller: Man of Faith and Miracles by Basil Miller. Minneapolis, MN:
Bethany House Publishers, 1972.
Muller of Bristol: His Life of Prayer and Faith by A. T. Pierson.
Grand Rapids, Mich.: Kregel Publications, . First published in
Mueller: The Guardian of Bristol's Orphans by Janet & Geoff Benge.
Seattle, WA: YWAM Publishing,
©1999. Age 10 and up.
of the Cruel Streets: The Prayerful Life of George Müller (DVD)
/ presented by Russell Boulter; written, directed and produced by Crawford
Telfer. An international co-production distributed by Vision Video, Worcester,
PA, USA. Excellent documentary of the life and times of George Muller
weaving together photography of on-site locations, historical pictures,
narration and drama.
Obstacle to Comfort written and hosted by Dr. Ken Connolly. A 55-minute
documentary on the life of George Müller. Santa Ana, CA: International
Baptist Missions, c1997. Available from: Gateway Films/Vision Video and
other sources. DVD.
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