Journal of REV. Francis Asbury; Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church Volume 2

Journal of REV. Francis Asbury; Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1852 edition. Excerpt: ... miles. Hitherto hath the Lord helped. Glory! glory to our God! Virginia.--We had a good prayer-meeting at General Russell's. This family is lavish in attentions and kindness: I was nursed as an only child by the good man and woman of the house, and indeed by all the family. God Almighty bless them and reward them! Thursday, 22. We had a lively prayer-meeting at Keywood's. Come, Lord, like thunder, and break in upon these dear young people! Friday, 23. We had a very lively prayer-meeting and exhortation. We trust the Lord will do something for these people before we leave the rich Holstein Valley: I feel for their state; they are settled, and dwindling. I have been happy in my own soul, and have gained bodily strength. Two weeks are now spent, one in waiting on the Kentucky business, and one, illness has prevented my improving, except that it has furnished time to publish my appointments on Clinch and Nolachucky. Saturday, 24. Many attended a prayer-meeting at M'Henry's, but there was little life. Sunday, 25. Preached at General Russell's on Ezekiel xxxiii, 11. I saw, I felt, I knew that some of my congregation were touched. Monday, 26. We rode through j.he poor Valley, calling on F, who had been sick and frightened with convictions and the fear of death; we prayed, fed our horses, and rode on to Clinch River. Tuesday, 27. We had a house well crowded, but there was but little stir among them. I felt for these dear souls, and judged that Providence was about to open a way for a circuit to be formed here in Russell county, for one preacher. Wednesday, 28. I preached at brother B 's, a frontier house, and a station. In time past, a person was killed here by the Indians. The people showed their zeal in purchasing two magazines and more

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