The Lesser-Known Lloyd-Jones

| March 20, 2015

Editors’ note: A brand-new film on the life and ministry of Martyn Lloyd-Jones will debut at The Gospel Coalition 2015 National Conference: Logic on Fire: The Life and Legacy of Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones. TGC continues to feature a series of articles on Lloyd-Jones leading up to the film’s world premiere at 9:15 p.m. on Monday, April 13.

What typically comes to mind among contemporary evangelicals when Martyn Lloyd-Jones’s name arises? I think of his incredible expositional series on the Sermon on the Mount, his 14-volume sermon series on Paul’s Epistle to the Romans, or the eight volumes on Ephesians.

Many probably think of Lloyd-Jones as a pastor/shepherd for three decades at Westminster Chapel, his advocacy for the recovery of a robust doctrine of the Holy Spirit, or his warnings against dangers he saw in ecumenism.

But two areas seem to receive much less attention when it comes to Lloyd-Jones, though they were major themes in his preaching ministry: evangelism and revival.

Pleading with the Lost

Intimate Lloyd-Jones friend and biographer Iain Murray tells this insightful story about the Doctor and evangelism:

Dr. Lloyd-Jones regarded himself primarily as an evangelist. Those who knew him best also saw him in the same…

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