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Charles Simeon
b. April 7, 1506 – d. December 3, 1552 • Evangelist
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Simeon, Charles
Simeon, Charles (1759–1836), leader of the *Evangelical Revival. He was educated at Eton and King’s College, Cambridge, where he became a Fellow in 1782. In 1783 he was ordained priest, and in the same year was appointed vicar of Holy Trinity, Cambridge, holding this incumbency till his death. At an
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Charles Simeon
Pastors and PreachersCharles SimeonEvangelical Mentor and Model“On the Wednesday of Holy Week began a hope of mercy. On the Thursday, that hope increased. On … Easter Day … I awoke with these words upon my heart and lips: Jesus Christ is risen today, halleluja, halleluja!”Though he became
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Simeon, Charles
Simeon, Charles (1759–1836)Evangelical leader in the Church of EnglandAfter an initial education at Eton College, Simeon entered King’s College, Cambridge. Here the compulsory attendance at Holy Communion was the means used by God to bring about his spiritual awakening. He became a fellow of the college