Colonel in London - late 19th Century

from My Life and Sacred Songs, page 156:

This favourite hymn brought blessing to a retired colonel of the English army, at one of Mr. Moody's meetings on the banks of the Thames. The colonel had become anxious about his spiritual condition, and decided to go to London to attend our meetings there. At the conclusion of one of the evening services, as he was about to leave the great building, his attention was arrested by a sweet voice singing, " Let the Saviour in." On taking the train at Waterloo station for Bournemouth, the song remained in his heart and the wheels of the train seemed to repeat in his ears the refrain, " Let Him …   more >>

cite as

Ira David Sankey, My Life and Sacred Songs (1906), p. 156. accessed: 21 June, 2024

location of experience: London


Retired Army Colonel

Listening to

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Let the Saviour in
written by E.O. Excell, J.B. Atchinson
performed by Unknown Female

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by Gill on Wed, 20 May 2015 12:06:29 +0100
Approved on Fri, 25 Sep 2015 16:57:12 +0100