Ira David Sankey in Chicago - the 1800's

from My Life and Sacred Songs, pages 213-214:

For many years this was the favourite hymn of Francis Murphy, the great temperance lecturer, and was the keynote of all his meetings. I had the pleasure of attending many of his services in Chicago, and have seen him move an audience to tears by his pathetic rendering of this hymn. It is believed that thousands of drinking men have been saved through its instrumentality.
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Ira David Sankey, My Life and Sacred Songs (1906), p. 213-214. accessed: 22 July, 2024

location of experience: Chicago


Ira David Sankey
Composer, Singing

Listening to

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Scatter Seeds of Kindness
written by Mrs. Albert Smith, S.J. Vail
performed by Francis Murphy

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by Gill on Wed, 20 May 2015 14:07:18 +0100
Approved on Fri, 25 Sep 2015 17:42:54 +0100