Unknown School Superintendent in St. Joseph (Missouri) - November, 1886

from My Life and Sacred Songs, pages 296-297:

" One evening in November, 1886," says the superintendent of a boys' school, " I was walking along a street in St. Joseph, Missouri, when I saw before me a great crowd gathered around a door. On coming nearer I saw that it was at the entrance of the hall of the Young Men's Christian Association. In the doorway stood some young men, singing. Just as I came near enough to hear, they began to sing : A ruler once came to Jesus by night, 'lo ask Him the way of salvation and light; The Master made answer in words true and plain, Ye must be born again. When they came to the chorus the sword of the…   more >>

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Ira David Sankey, My Life and Sacred Songs (1906), p. 296-297. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432216151622 accessed: 28 March, 2023

location of experience: St. Joseph (Missouri)


Unknown School Superintendent
Boy's School Superintendent

Listening to

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Ye Must be Born Again
written by W.T. Sleeper, George Coles Stebbins
performed by Unknown males

Experience Information

Date/Time November, 1886
Medium live
Listening Environment outdoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Thu, 21 May 2015 14:49:11 +0100
Approved on Fri, 25 Sep 2015 18:33:24 +0100