Unknown Swedish boy in Sweden - the 1800's

from My Life and Sacred Songs, page 114:

A young man who came from Sweden writes : " ' I Am Praying for You ' was the first Moody and Sankey hymn I ever heard. It was on a cold winter night up in the land of the midnight sun, more than a quarter of a century ago. Two evangelists had come to the neighbourhood, but found it difficult to get a place in which to hold their meetings. At last a poor woman opened for them her log house, consisting of two rooms. From house to house the meetings were announced. I was a small boy, and out of curiosity I attended the first meeting. About twenty people were present, seated on chairs borrowed …   more >>
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Ira David Sankey, My Life and Sacred Songs (1906), p. 114. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432037660804 accessed: 29 July, 2021

location of experience: Sweden

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I am Praying for You
written by S. O'Maley Cluff, Ira David Sankey

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1800's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Tue, 19 May 2015 13:14:20 +0100
Approved on Fri, 25 Sep 2015 16:34:02 +0100