The Reaper & the Harvest; Scenes and Incidents in Connection with the Work of the Holy Spirit in the Life and Labours of REV. E. Payson Hammond, Ed. B

The Reaper & the Harvest; Scenes and Incidents in Connection with the Work of the Holy Spirit in the Life and Labours of REV. E. Payson Hammond, Ed. B

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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. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ...a daughter on each side, who had found the Saviour, wept aloud. Upon another occasion, a member of the Church, who had found fault with the severity of the gospel message, with a flood of tears and broken utterance, declared that he had been a boarder in God's family, and sought an interest in believing prayer. Scenes like these were common for many weeks. The following incident appeared in the columns of the Congregationalist: "It was on the lovely morning of May 25th, that we were sitting in the chapel of the ' Church of the Pilgrimage, ' at the very base of ' Burying Hill, ' the Holy Spirit filling the place, when suddenly a call at the door summoned a young man to the vestibule, who had recently found Jesus. In a moment he returned, and in a flood of tears broke the hallowed stillness by aaying: 'My friends, the ' Standish Guards, ' to which I belong, are ordered to leave at 2 o'clock to-day. And now I want you to pray for me, that I may be a faithful soldier of the cross; and, if I fall, may die happy in Christ. Pray for my comrades.' "He sat down amid the audible sobs of many; for this was the first intimation of the additional contribution to the ranks of the army from the young men of the Old Colony. Then one and another begged the prayers of God's people for the brothers and friends also called away; and hearts and lips did pray. "The meeting closed, and there was hurrying to and fro to obey the summons. A little later the armory was thronged, and the streets lined with all classes. As I spoke to the young men who had recently been converted, with a smile they said, 'We are ready to go.' Those who had been inquiring the way of life for days past, wept. Soon to the stirring music of the drum, whose roll was thunder to sad...show more

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  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 286g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236504135
  • 9781236504135