Charles H. Spurgeon; Our Ally

Charles H. Spurgeon; Our Ally

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...England was at her best. No fog, no rain or mist; not too warm, but just one glad, golden day. My Dear Brother Wright had found his sister in great distress, her husband having died a stranger in a strange land on the very day we had sailed from New York. She had been waiting beside her dead, and when he found her in London she was on the border land of insanity. He wired me at Edinburgh, and I came to him at once, and helped him to keep watch and ward until they sailed for home. That was a great disappointment, for it took from me one familiar with the languages of Europe, and left me utterly alone. All our doubts and fears we gave to Jesus, and gave ourselves up to the enjoyment of a morning with Spurgeon at the Metropolitan Tabernacle. " The description of our entering the plain, uncarpeted structure, and the unlocking of the little boxes, at the end of the pews and the getting out of the hymn-books, a book for each one to sing from, as if it were to be a part of the service, the quiet getting to their places of the pewholders, and the welcome to every ticketholder, filled me with a kind of awe, such as I believe will come to the worshippers in the Great Assembly on high. Then the doors were opened, and in came the people in a solemn, surging, English crowd, all at home and every individual with rights which they were prepared to maintain. The feeling of solemnity deepened, and I went to God in thankfulness, and praised his name that I was at last in the largest Baptist Meeting House in the world, to hear the most famed preacher in the world, surrounded with every blessing it was possible to desire. While at prayer there was a hush. And Deacon Olney touched me and said " he is looking at you." I looked up and received a nod of recognition from...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236680308
  • 9781236680303