J.I. Packer: A Personal Remembrance

Posted on August 17, 2020 
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“Shortly after the death of Martyn Lloyd-Jones (1899-1981), Dr. Packer delivered a lecture-sermon at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary entitled, “Martyn Lloyd-Jones: the Greatest Man I Ever Knew.”

It says something important about Packer that despite the sad falling-out of Lloyd-Jones and the Anglican Calvinists in October 1966, he paid such a glowing tribute to “the Doctor.”

A number of men of my generation will want to join me in saying that J. I. Packer was the greatest man we ever knew. …”

– Terry L. Johnson adds his remembrance of J. I. Packer – at Reformation21.