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In 1875, at the age of 70, the remarkable George Müller decided to devote the next period of his life to a world-wide ministry of preaching and teaching. Long before George Müller came to this decision, through much prayer, God had been preparing the way for this work. In February 1870 his wife Mary... Read More

A New Victory of Faith: Chapter 21

December 5, 1850. It is now sixteen years and nine months since I began the Scriptural Knowledge Institution for Home and Abroad. This institution was very small in the beginning. Now it is so large that the current expenses are over six thousand pounds a year. The new Orphan House is inhabited by t... Read More


Without his father's allowance George Müller was penniless. Very shortly after committing the problem to God he was asked to teach German to visiting American professors and for this he was paid much more than he actually needed. The greatest obstacle George Müller had to overcome was the acquisitio... Read More

A Time of Prosperity: Chapter 17

December 1, 1842. For the last several months, money and supplies have continued to flow in without interruption as they were needed. There was no excess or lack. But nothing came in today except five shillings for needlework. We only had enough to supply our absolute need-milk. We were unable to pu... Read More


The education policy which George Müller devised, was of a high standard and comprised a wide variety of subjects. He was often criticised for his high standard of education which was often described as 'above their station'. Only a few years earlier, Dr Andrew Bell had written in his book - 'An exp... Read More


The most significant aspect of George MŸller's 93 years on earth was his absolute obedience to the will of God. It is this example which inspired and continues to inspire men to know and exercise that faith which God requires of us all. The fact that the Spirit of God transformed a rebellious, sinfu... Read More

Answering God's Call to Service: Chapter 19

January 25, 1847. The season is approaching when the building may begin. I have prayed with increased earnestness that the Lord would speedily send the remainder of the required amount. I believe the time is drawing near when the Lord will give me all I need to begin to build. I rose from my knees t... Read More

Arguments In Prayer For The Orphan Work

THE arguments which I plead with God are: ​1. That I set about the work for the glory of God, i.e., that there might be a visible proof, by God supplying, in answer to prayer only, the necessities of the orphans, that He is the living God, and most willing, even in our day, to answer prayer: and tha... Read More

Asking and Receiving: Chapter 12

January 1, 2, and 3, 1839. We have had three special prayer meetings these three days. The year began with blessings. In the first hour of the year, two pounds seven shillings came in for the orphans. The money was given after our usual prayer meeting on December 31, which lasted from seven in the e... Read More

Beginning the Ministry at Bristol: Chapter 6

For several months, I have been feeling that my work at Teignmouth would soon be completed. This feeling has continued to grow, and I am now convinced that Teignmouth is no longer my place of ministry. Perhaps my gift is going from place to place, seeking to bring believers back to the Scriptures, r... Read More


GOD’S HOUR had finally arrived when Mr. Muller should step out on the divine promises and build. After weighing the complaint in the letter against the orphanage, on November 3, 1845, he laid the matter before the Lord. This was a memorable occasion and concerning it he writes, “After I had spent a ... Read More

Chapter 1 - From His Birth To His New Birth

​A HUMAN life, filled with the presence and power of God, is one of God's choicest gifts to His church and to the world. Things which are unseen and eternal seem, to the carnal man, distant and indistinct, while what is seen and temporal is vivid and real. Practically, any object in nature that can ... Read More


George Müller was a staunch believer in the power of Christian literature. With the setting up of SKI in 1834 George Müller became committed to the distribution of Bibles and tracts, not only in English but also in other languages. In that same year he founded a Bible Warehouse and Bookshop in Brist... Read More

Conditions of Prayer

Go for yourself, with all your temporal and spiritual wants, to the Lord. Bring also the necessities of your friends and relatives to the Lord. Only make the trial, and you will perceive how able and willing He is to help you. Should you, however, not at once obtain answers to your prayers, be not d... Read More

Continued Prosperity and Growth: Chapter 24

May 26, 1855. Although I did not have all the money necessary to begin to build the new Orphan House, I began to look for land. For the past four years I never had a doubt that it was the will of God that I build accommodations for seven hundred more orphans. Yet I could see the advantages of having... Read More

Daily Prayer and Timely Answers: Chapter 15

January 3, 1842. This evening we had a precious prayer meeting. When the usual time for closing the meeting came, some of us wanted to continue to wait upon the Lord. I suggested that those who had bodily strength, time, and a desire to wait longer upon the Lord, do so. At least thirty remained, and... Read More

Debt and Being Surety

How precious it is, even for this life, to act according to the word of God! This perfect revelation of His mind gives us directions for everything, even the most minute affairs of this life. It commands us, "Be thou not one of them that strike hands, or of them that are sureties for debts." (Prov. ... Read More


Once George Müller embarked upon a remarkable period of deceit and lies as he went from one hotel to another, often in the company of a woman, living a 'playboy' life, but with no money. After pawning valuable possessions and leaving his remaining belongings at one hotel as security, the law caught ... Read More

Discerning the Will of God

Reprinted from “George Müller - Man of Faith and Miracles,” by Basil Miller, pp. 50-51 MANY asked Mr. Müller how he sought to know the will of God, in that nothing was undertaken, not even the smallest expenditure, without feeling certain he was in God’s will. In the following words he gave his answ... Read More

Faith Strengthened by Exercise: Chapter 14

January 1, 1841. During this week we have met daily for prayer, asking the Lord for the means to have last year's report printed. It is three weeks since it should have been sent to the press. If the report is not printed soon, people will know that it is because we lack money. By the donations whic... Read More

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