Unknown Christian convert in Edinburgh - late 19th Century

from My Life and Sacred Songs, page 147:

"It was on December 28 that I, like (I dare say) a great many others, went up to the Assembly Hall, out of sheer curiosity, an unconverted sinner. I heard Mr. Moody preach, and I am sorry to say I was very little affected by it. After Mr. Moody had finished his discourse, Mr. Sankey sang ' Jesus of Nazareth passeth by.' I was deeply moved by it, and when he came to the lines, Too late ! too late ! will be the cry ; Jesus of Nazareth has passed by ; I thought to myself, Will that not be my cry ? Will God not then say to me, ' Depart from Me, I never knew you ' ? I felt in great anguish …   more >>
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Ira David Sankey, My Life and Sacred Songs (1906), p. 147. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432047058918 accessed: 25 June, 2024

location of experience: Edinburgh


Listening to

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Jesus of Nazareth passeth by
written by Emma Campbell, T.E. Perkins
performed by Ira David Sankey

Experience Information

Date/Time late 19th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Tue, 19 May 2015 15:50:59 +0100
Approved on Fri, 25 Sep 2015 16:48:12 +0100