Banksjohnfriends
John and His Friends
Author: Louis Albert Banks
Publisher: Wordsearch

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This volume contains thirty-three sermons preached by Louis Albert Banks during the revival meetings of January 1899. Covering themes found in the Gospel of John, the Epistles of John, and the book of Revelation, these discourses will rekindle the church's affection for her first love, encourage the servants of the Lord to be where their Lord is, and bring many to a saving knowledge of Christ Jesus. Piercing stories and insightful observations will make this a treasured addition to your Wordsearch library.

About the Author

Louis Albert Banks (1855-1933) was educated at Philomath College, Oregon. He was licensed to preach by the United Brethren Church when he was only sixteen; though, he would later join the Methodist Episcopal Church and serve the denomination as a deacon, elder, and pastor. In 1877, after a year of studying law, Banks was admitted to the bar. In 1890, Banks was given the degree of D.D. by Mt. Union College.

Banks was a fervent temperance advocate; he ran for governor of Massachusetts on the Prohibition Party ticket, served as an evangelist for the American Anti-Saloon League, and was once shot by an angered saloon-keeper. From his experience with the saloon-keeper, Banks wrote The Censor Echoes. Additionally, Banks was very troubled by the labor conditions of those working in sweat-shops and tenement-houses and wrote White Slaves in response. The book received national recognition and ignited a series of congressional investigations. Well-known and respected in his time, Banks preached the word with direct and persuasive language, and his sermons are sure to bless those who read and use them.