Rev. A.J. Furman et al. in Pennsylvania

from My Life and Sacred Songs, page 63:

" While engaged in evangelistic work in western Pennsylvania," writes the Rev. A. J. Furman, " I saw the people deeply moved by singing. I had begun my preparation to preach in the evening, from the text, ' Almost thou persuadest me to be a Christian,' when it occurred to me that if Mrs. B , an estimable Christian and a most excellent vocalist, would sing, ' Almost persuaded ' as a solo, great good might be done. At once I left my study and called on the lady, who consented to sing as requested. When I had finished my sermon, she sang the song with wonderful pathos and power. It moved many to …   more >>
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Ira David Sankey, My Life and Sacred Songs (1906), p. 63. accessed: 17 July, 2024

location of experience: Pennsylvania


Listening to

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Almost Persuaded
written by P.P. Bliss
performed by Unknown Female

Experience Information

Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Fri, 15 May 2015 14:19:25 +0100
Approved on Fri, 25 Sep 2015 15:49:31 +0100