Legh Richmond

Legh Richmond (1772-1827) was an Anglican High-Calvinist preacher and writer. He served for twenty-two years as Rector of Turvey, Bedfordshire.

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    The Sin Of Cruelty Towards Animals

    “And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness; and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.”—Genesis 1:26 The holy word of inspiration has expressly declared, that “God made man upright:” but that man is low fallen from his first estate, we have not only the testimony of Scriptures, but of daily experience. Man was originally created after God in his own image, in righteousness and true holiness: his mind was endued with knowledge; his will was conformed to the will of God; the affections of his soul were holy and heavenly.…

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    The Life And Ministry Of Legh Richmond

    Legh Richmond was born at Liverpool, on January 29, 1772, where his father, Dr. Henry Richmond, practised as a physician; his mother was an estimable woman, of superior mind and acquirements. To the extent of her religious knowledge, she taught him, and she especially encouraged him in reading the Scriptures. Thus was laid the foundation of those clear views of Divine truth which afterwards distinguished him as a minister of Christ. In consequence of an accident in his childhood, which occasioned permanent lameness, he received the rudiments of a classical education from his father. He was entered at Trinity College, Cambridge, when seventeen years of age. His father had designed him for the legal profession, but his own mind was rather inclined to the Church.…