The Revivalist; Exclusively Devoted to the Revival and Extension of Evangelical Religion

The Revivalist; Exclusively Devoted to the Revival and Extension of Evangelical Religion

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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. 1842 edition. Excerpt: ... opened. We now felt summoned by visitations of mercy to leave for a day the common concerns of life, that in united prayer we might see the salvation of God. The 8th of November, the day thus set apart, was as the Sabbath of the Lord, and will be held in grateful remembrance for ever. The eight factories of our village were willing to suspend their operations, that all in their employ might embrace this day for their salvation. When the morning dawned, we were 'with one accord in one place, ' and the Holy Ghost rested on us. Our neat and beautiful sanctuary was on that consecrated day filled by the presence and power of Jehovah as it had never been before. It was the gate of heaven--it was the birth-place of souls. From this period the work of God progressed with great interest and power. Every day brought a revenue of praise to Jesus in souls redeemed. No one tried to estimate the subjects of hope, but the number of such becoming large, they were requested to meet by themselves for instruction. At the first meeting thus appointed, more than 100 were present. New cases of submission to Christ and hope in his mercy have cheered us, till we are permitted to believe that of all who, four months ago, were prayerless, at least one-half are now praising God on their way to heaven. "On the first Sabbath of February, 58 sought a home in the bosom of the church, and were welcomed to the communion of saints around the sacramental table; 23 were baptized. Anothercompany will soon request admission to this fold of Christ." Notes on iJoofcs. The Rev. Dr. Payne, of Exeter, has issued A Manual Explanatory of Congregational Principles. It is an abridgment of a larger work on the.same subject, and furnishes a very lucid and sufficiently comprehensive...show more

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  • Paperback | 78 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236551508
  • 9781236551504