Marcus Rainsford (1820-1897) was born in Ireland and graduated from Trnity College, Dublin, in 1843. He was a pastor for many years and later became secretary of the Irish Society for Promoting Christianity Among the Jews. Crowds thronged to hear his pulpit ministry in Dundalk, Ireland and later at St. John's Church in Belgrade Square in London. He worked closely with Dwight L. Moody in the famous "Gospel Dialogues" held in connection with evangelistic campaigns in London in 1875 and 1883 to 1884. Rainsford was the author of a number of works including No Condemnation--No Separation.