Tommy Dodd in Village of Yorkville (Dissolved) - the 1870's

from My Life and Sacred Songs, page 109:

Shortly after the evangelistic work of Henry Varley in Yorkville and Toronto, about 1875, when the songs in the first edition of our book were heard all over the land, a carpenter and his apprentice were working on a building in Yorkville. The man was a Christian and had consecrated his fine tenor voice to the Master's use. The boy had just given himself to Jesus and was also a singer for the Lord. One morning, as they met at the usual hour for work, the following dialogue took place between them : " Do you know who is coming here to work today ? " " No, I did not hear of anybody coming …   more >>
cite as

Ira David Sankey, My Life and Sacred Songs (1906), p. 109. accessed: 18 May, 2024

location of experience: Village of Yorkville (Dissolved)


Tommy Dodd

Listening to

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Hold the Fort, for I am coming
written by P.P. Bliss
performed by Unknown Apprentice Carpenter, Unknown Carpenter

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1870's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others

Originally submitted by Gill on Tue, 19 May 2015 12:36:04 +0100
Approved on Fri, 25 Sep 2015 16:29:01 +0100