Charles Henry Mackintosh was born in October 1820, at Glenmalure Barricks, County Wicklow, Ireland, the son of the captain of a Highland regiment. Mackintosh was converted at the age of eighteen through the letters of a devout sister, and the prayerful reading of J. N. Darby’s Operations of the Spirit. When he was twenty-four years of age, he opened a private school at Westport, but it was not long before he concluded he must give himself entirely to the ministry of the Word of God, in writing and in public speaking. Soon thereafter he felt led to establish a periodical, which he continued to edit for twenty-one years, Things New and Old.
The American author of a brief obituary remarked that he would not allow his “thoughts to indulge in fulsome praise (of men) – rather to recognise the grace of God vouchsafed to His servant
Mr. Mackintosh took a great interest in, and actively participated in, the great revival of 1859 and 1860. He died on November 2, 1896, and was buried in Cheltenham Cemetery, awaiting the resurrection morn.
From Stem Publishing
About, by or adapted from CHM – Articles, Hymns, Snippets and ‘Golden Nuggets’
- C H Mackintosh – Never speak of a man’s virtues to his face, or of his faults behind his back.
- C H Mackintosh – What Christ Builds, and what Man Builds.
- C H Mackintosh – God’s Large Loving Heart
- C H Mackintosh – The Lord Himself shall descend from Heaven
- C H Mackintosh – When I come again
- Charles Henry Mackintosh – C H Mackintosh – CHM
- C.H.Mackintosh – He looked for comforters, but He found none
- C H Mackintosh – How to study Scripture
- C H Mackintosh – Enoch Walked with God
- C H Mackintosh – Christian giving