John Wesley in Kingswood - 23 October, 1739, 11:00 PM

from The Journal of John Wesley, page 74:

...I was exceedingly pressed to go back to a young woman in Kingswood.... I found her on the bed, two or three persons holding her. It was a terrible sight. Anguish, horror and despair above all description appeared in her pale face. The thousand distortion of her whole body showed how the dogs of hell were gnawing at her heart.... ...My brother now came in, it being about nine o’clock. We continued in prayer till past eleven, when God in a moment spoke peace into the soul, first of the first tormented, and then of the other. And they both joined in singing praise to Him who had …   more >>
cite as

John Wesley, and Percy Livingstone Parker (ed.), The Journal of John Wesley (1951), p. 74. accessed: 16 June, 2024

location of experience: Kingswood


John Wesley
Cleric, Theologian, Writer

Experience Information

Date/Time 23 October, 1739, 11:00 PM
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors


An exorcism.

Originally submitted by acusworth on Sat, 02 May 2015 18:05:21 +0100