John Wesley in Gwennap - 3 July, 1745

from The Journal of John Wesley, page 137:

About noon Mr. Shepherd and I reached St. Ives. After a few hours’ rest, we rode to Gwennap. Finding the house would not contain one fourth of the people, I stood before the door. I was reading my text when a man came, raging as if he had just broken out of the tombs; and, riding into the thickest of the people, seized three or four, one after another, none lifting up a hand against him. A second (gentleman, so called) soon came after, if possible more furious than he, and ordered his men to seize on some others, Mr. Shepherd in particular. Most of the people, however, stood still as they …   more >>
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John Wesley, and Percy Livingstone Parker (ed.), The Journal of John Wesley (1951), p. 137. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432466894230 accessed: 5 April, 2020

location of experience: Gwennap

Listeners

John Wesley
Cleric, Theologian, Writer
1703-1791

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A hymn

Experience Information

Date/Time 3 July, 1745
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by acusworth on Sun, 24 May 2015 12:28:14 +0100
Approved on Fri, 16 Oct 2015 16:04:32 +0100