Autobiography of George Muller - Chapter 1, An Unlikely Preacher Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 1, An Unlikely Preacher Summary and Analysis

Muller begins with a very brief description of his childhood. He lives in the kingdom of Prussia during his childhood and early adult years. His father chooses the career of clergyman for him at age eleven and sends him away to begin studies. The choice comes from a desire for a comfortable life, not out of any devotion to God. Muller instantly rebels against a life of piety.

Not even the death of his mother three years later causes him to take life seriously. All through his childhood schooling Muller lives as a troublemaker. He lies to his superiors and wastes all his study time on frivolous pursuits. During the summer, he travels well beyond his means, finally landing in jail for failure to pay a hotel bill.

After his father bails him out, Muller...

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