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“In the spiritual realm in this day you can find many who have left Sodom,

but God could never get Sodom out of them.”

– Glenn Griffith, from his book  I Sought for a Man

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Glimpses of  Greatness

Was he married?

 Who was he, really?

 Who were his contemporaries?

 What was he like out of the pulpit?

 What about his prayer life?

 Where was he born?

 Where did his travels take him?

 When did she teach?

 When did he write that?

 Why did she have that impact?

 Why was he so successful?

 What about his sense of humor?

 Glimpses of Greatness can answer some of the above and can tell you a bit more.  It is Edgar Bryan’s attempt to share personal insights in the lives of fifty-four (54) people he has personally heard and/or knew.

1.   Earl Adams

2.   Leroy (Mrs) Adams

3.   J. Wesley Adock

4.   V. O.  Agan

5.   E. B. Annabel

6.   Duncan Campbell

7.   Ray Chamberlain

8.   John W. Colwell

9.   T. W. Comadoll

10. Millard Downing

11. Wilfred Edwards

12. H. L. Ferguson

13. Paul W. Finch

14. R. G. Flexon

15. Dempsy W. Fossit

16. C. Ponder Frederick

17. Geraldine French

18. H. Robb French      

19. Glenn Griffith

20. Vance Havner

21. George Hawthorne

22. Steve D. Herron

23. Jack Holcom

24. Andrew Johnson

25. John F. Kennedy

26. Bert King

27. O. L. King

28. Jerry H. Lawson

29. August Luelf

30. E. G.  Marsh

31. I. Parker Maxey

32. Thurman McCoy

33. Warren C. McIntire

34. Henry Morris

35. Nettie Peabody

36. Leonard Ravenhill

37. Remus Rehfeldt

38. Rufus Reisdorph

39. Marguerite Reiss

40. Harry Shreve

41. Oswald J. Smith

42. William Steen         

43. Harry Straight

44. J. D. Sumner

45. J. Percy Trueblood

46. George B. Vernon, Jr

47. J. D. Webb, Sr.

48. Mom White

49. C. B. Widmeyer

50. Leslie D. Wilcox

51. Howard Williams

52. Jimmy Willis

53. Richard Wurmbrandt

54. Alvin (Mrs) York

 Find out how to get YOUR copy of Glimpses of Greatness.  PLACE “Glimpses of Greatness” on the subject line when you email. eabryan1@aol.com

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The only place where God works is in the realm of faith…

                Glenn Griffith, I Sought for a Man (missing city: publisher, date), 15.

God is looking for somebody that’s looking for God.

                Glenn Griffith, I Sought for a Man (missing city: publisher, date), 16.

The only way to keep saved is to get sanctified.

                Glenn Griffith, I Sought for a Man (missing city: publisher, date), 24.

It [sin] pays wages in three installments:             1) It kills the conscience,

                                                                        2) Dries up the fountain of emotion,

                                                                        3) Breaks the power of resistance.

                Glenn Griffith, I Sought for a Man (missing city: publisher, date), 39.

If men are not stirred to love God, they will trifle until they love something else.

                Glenn Griffith, I Sought for a Man (missing city: publisher, date), 40.

Glenn Griffith was born this date, 8/17/1894 at Augusta, KS.  He was one of the eleven children of John and Elizabeth Griffith.  His first pastorate was at Newton, Kansas.  He as a compassionate preacher with real tears (in his eyes, not his “voice”) who graced the platforms of many holiness camps including Sea Breeze Camp (FL).  He was a leading influence in the Interchurch Holiness Convention.  “Grif” (as his contemporaries called him) departed this life on 1/12/1976.

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