Horatius Bonar in Edinburgh - 1873

from My Life and Sacred Songs, pages 24-25:

With fear and trembling I announced as a solo the song " Free from the Law, oh, happy condition." No prayer having been offered for this part of the service, and feeling that the singing might prove only an entertainment, and not a spiritual blessing, I requested the whole congregation to join me in a word of prayer, asking God to bless the truth about to be sung. In the prayer my anxiety was relieved. Believing and rejoicing in the glorious truth contained in the song, I sang it through to the end. At the close of Mr. Moody's address, Dr. Bonar turned toward me with a smile on his …   more >>

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Ira David Sankey, My Life and Sacred Songs (1906), p. 24-25. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1431517822818 accessed: 5 October, 2022

location of experience: Edinburgh

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Free from the Law, oh happy condition
written by Horatius Bonar
performed by Ira David Sankey

Experience Information

Date/Time 1873
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Wed, 13 May 2015 12:50:22 +0100
Approved on Fri, 25 Sep 2015 15:03:17 +0100