The Keswick Convention 1932: Notes and Addresses Revised By The Speakers (The Keswick Week)

ABOUT THE EARLY KESWICK CONVENTION:: The early Keswick Convention Meetings started in 1875. These weekly meetings, held once a year, promoted biblical holiness and obedience to the word of God. In the early days people flocked from all over the world to hear addresses by F. B. Meyer, Andrew Murray, Hudson Taylor, C. A. Fox, and others.

This Keswick Convention Journal contains the original addresses as given by the speakers as broken down into the days on which they were delivered. Normally, the Keswick Convention Schedule was broken down as follows:

SATURDAY, JULY 16th
COMING HOME
God’s Desire for His People by Mr. R. B. STEWART
In Harmony with God by Bishop Taylor Smith

SUNDAY, JULY 17th
THE DAY DIVINELY GIVEN
The Divine Portraiture by Dr. S. D. GORDON
Paul’s Two Visions by Mr. A. LINDSAY
The Gift of the Abundant Life by Dr. W. Y. FULLERTON

MONDAY, JULY 18th
A DAY OF BEGINNINGS
THE LIFE OF A CHRISTIAN- Bible Reading
(i) The Beginnings of the Christian Life by Rev. JOHN MACBEATH
A Picture of the Christian Service by Rev. W. H. ALDIS
The Impotence of Omnipotence by Rev. GUY H. KING
The Discovery of God by Dr. S. D. GORDON
A Keswick Apologia by Dr. W. Y. FULLERTON
A Might Man of Valour by Rev. W. W. Martin

TUESDAY, JULY 19th
THE TOWN AND THE CONVENTION
THE LIFE OF A CHRISTIAN- Bible Reading
(ii) The Characteristics of a Christian Life by Rev. JOHN MACBEATH
The Cost of Sacrificial Service by Rev. W. WILSON CASH
The Forgiveness of Sins by Bishop LINTON
A String of Blesseds by Dr. S. D. GORDON
The Story of the Elder Brother by Bishop TAYLOR SMITH
The Divine Commissioner by Rev. E. L. LANGSTON

WEDNESDAY, JULY 20th
THE MOUNTAIN PATH
THE LIFE OF A CHRISTIAN- Bible Reading
(iii) The Resources of a Christian Life by Rev. JOHN MACBEATH
The Three “I’s” by Rev. GUY KING
The Charter of Calvary by Dr. NORTHCOTE DECK
Walking with God by Dr. S. D. GORDON
The Danger of Drifting by Bishop LINTON
The Life that Abides by Rev. W. H. ALDIS

THURSDAY, JULY 21st
THE CONVENTION AT PRAYER
THE LIFE OF A CHRISTIAN- Bible Reading
(iv) The Duties of a Christian by Rev. JOHN MACBEATH
The Purpose of Redemption by Bishop TAYLOR SMITH
The Threefold Truth of the Holy Ghost by Dr. W. Y. FULLERTON
The Triple Life of Power by Dr. S. D. GORDON
The Divine Command by Rev. E. L. LANGSTON
Crowning Christ King by Rev. W. W. MARTIN

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, JULY 22nd and 23rd
SERVICE AND CONSECRATION
MISISONARY HOSPITALITY
THE MISSIONARY MEETING
THANKSGIVING AND FAREWELL

SUNDAY, JULY 24th
The Living God by Dr. W. Y. FULLERTON
The Present World Outlook by Dr. S. D. GORDON

The Format for each Keswick Week typically followed the same pattern which included-
Day 1- Identifying Sin, its causes, effects and crippling nature within the life of a believer. Also understanding man’s trespasses against God, man’s wickedness, the Christians sin and man’s incredible need for Christ.

Day 2- Understanding Christ’s provision, His person and work, the exchange from Adam’s life to that of Christ.

Day 3- Repentance, Consecration and Holiness, Abandonment to Christ, and Sanctification by faith.

Day 4- Understanding the Spirit filled life, Christ within the believer and His power and presence.

Day 5- Obeying Christ’s Command to be involved in Evangelism and Missions as a Biblical Mandate

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