William Graham Scroggie

1877-1958. Baptist minister, Bible expositor, and author. Educated in Exeter, Malvern, and Bath, he studied for the ministry at Spurgeon's College, London. After early pastorates in London, Halifax, and Sunderland, he began in 1913 his most influential ministry at Charlotte Chapel, Edinburgh, remaining there till 1933. There his notable expositions of Scripture drew large audiences from many denominations, and in 1927 the degree of doctor of divinity was conferred upon him by the university. From 1933 to 1937 he exercised a traveling ministry in South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, North America, and the British Isles. He was pastor of the Metropolitan Tabernacle, London (1938-44), and from 1948 to 1952 he was lecturer in English Bible at Spurgeon's College. He wrote many books, mostly expository studies.