Dwight Lyman Moody in Chicago - 8 October, 1871

from My Life and Sacred Songs, pages 8-9:

On Sunday evening, October 8, 1871, we were holding a meeting in Farwcll Hall, which was crowded to the doors. At the close of his address Mr. Moody asked me to sing a solo ; and standing by the great organ at the rear of the platform I began the old, familiar hymn, " To-day the Saviour calls." By the time I had readied the third verse, To-day the Saviour calls / For refuge fly / The storm of justice falls / And death is nigh, my voice was drowned by the loud noise of the fire engines rushing past the hall, and tolling of bells, among which we could hear, ever and anon, the …   more >>

cite as

Ira David Sankey, My Life and Sacred Songs (1906), p. 8-9. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1431435429637 accessed: 25 June, 2024

location of experience: Chicago


Dwight Lyman Moody
Public Speaker

Listening to

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To-day the Saviour Calls
written by S.F. Smith, Lowell Mason
performed by Ira David Sankey

Experience Information

Date/Time 8 October, 1871
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Tue, 12 May 2015 13:57:09 +0100
Approved on Fri, 25 Sep 2015 14:51:37 +0100