John Throssell

John Throssell (1868-?) was a Strict and Particular Baptist preacher. In 1895, he was appointed pastor of the church meeting at “Salem,” Ramsey, Hunts.

  • John Throssell,  Personal Confessions

    The Doctrinal Basis For My Faith

    In 1895, recognition services were conducted at Salem Chapel, Ramsey, Hunts., for the appointment of the church’s new pastor, John Throssell. Mr. Throssell announced as the “Doctrinal Basis” for his faith: “I believe the Bible to be the inspired Word of God. In it we see the existent of the Deity, being one God in three distinct Persons, being equal in all their perfections—Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. The plan of salvation rests on the work of the Trinity. 1. The determination of the Father, as seen in electing love and predestinating grace. 2. On the work of the Son, who in the fulness of time became incarnate, and in His life and death made atonement for sin, procuring salvation for His Church. 3. On…

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    The Recognition Of Pastor John Throssell To Salem Chapel

    On Tuesday, Jan. 8, services of an interesting character were held in Salem Chapel, Ramsey in connection with the settlement of Mr. Throssell as pastor. The day opened bright and cheerily, yet snow-storms fell at times, making it uncomfortable for friends at a distance to get to the house of God. Still the Lord inclined the hearts of many to gather together at both services, to wish us God speed. The afternoon service commenced by announcing hymn 758 (Denham's): “Jehovah dwells in Zion still,  Our ever-present Lord!" which was heartily sung by the friends present. After the usual devotional service, Mr. Wren, of Bedford, preached a most appropriate and excellent sermon from 2 Cor. 6:16, "Ye are the temple of the living God," which was…

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    The Life And Ministry Of John Throssell

    I was born of humble parents, on July 26th, 1868, at Peterborough. When nearly seven years of age, my father was removed in God's all- wise providence, to March, in Cambridgeshire, where he remained until called home. His feet were led to Providence Baptist Chapel, where he sat under the ministry of the late Edman Forman, which was greatly blessed to him, and he very soon united with the Church meeting there, having been previously immersed at the Tabernacle, Peterborough. At an early age, I became solemnly impressed with thoughts of death, eternity, heaven and hell. Death to me was a mystery of which I had very peculiar ideas. The different periods of life at which men died much puzzled me, failing to understand why…