Beddome and Francis Similarites

1. Both were called Benjamin
2. Both were Particular Baptists
3. Both trained at Bristol for some time
4. Both were pastors in Gloucestershire
5. Both served in only one large church to which people came from all around
6. Both resisted calls to churches in London and elsewhere
7. Both were sons of the manse
8. Both were competent hymn writers
9. Both served long pastorates of more than 50 and 40 years
10. Both were honoured with MA degrees from Providence, Rhode Island, later Brown University

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