from My Life and Sacred Songs, pages 94-95:

" ' Please, sir, I went to the Mission School ; and they told me there of God, and of heaven, and of Jesus; and they taught me 'Thou shalt not steal' — and I'll never steal again, if my father kills me for it. But, please, don't tell him ! ' " ' My boy, you mustn't stay here. You'll die. Now you wait patiently here for a little time. I'm going away to see a lady. We will get a better place for you than this.' " ' Thank you, sir ; but, please, sir, would you like to hear me sing a little hymn ? ' " Bruised, battered, forlorn, friendless, motherless, hiding away from an infuriated …   more >>
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Ira David Sankey, My Life and Sacred Songs (1906), p. 94-95. accessed: 24 July, 2024


Retired Army Colonel

Listening to

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Gentle Jesus, Meek and Mild
written by Mrs. Jos. F. Knapp, Charles Wesley
performed by Unknown boy

Experience Information

Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Tue, 19 May 2015 11:33:53 +0100
Approved on Fri, 25 Sep 2015 16:16:55 +0100