History, 1838–1856, volume A-1 [23 December 1805–30 August 1834]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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confusion, and continued our journey till Friday  the 17th. [18th], when we arrived at the house of ’s in ; having passed through  a fine and well cultivated country after entering  the province; and having had many peculiar  feelings in relation to the both the country and  people. We were kindly received at ’s. Sunday morning, 19th. [20th] at 10 oclock  we met an attentive congregation at  and the same evening a large assembly at  , at ’s. The people  gave good heed to the things spoken.
22–28 October 1833 • Tuesday–Monday
Tuesday 21st [22nd] we went to the village of ,  and, although it snowed severely, we held a  meeting by candle light, <on wednesday evening> and were publicly  opposed by a Wislyan Methodist, He was very  tumultuous, but exhibited a great lack of reason,  knowledge and wisdom; and gave us no opportunity to  reply. 23d at the house of Mr Beman, in , whence  we left on the 24th. for where we spoke to  a small congregation, occasioned by the rain; thence  to , and preached to a large con gregation <the> same evening, when  and his declared their belief in they work and  offered themselves for . Great excitement pre vailed in every place we visited. 25th [26th] preached  at , the people were very tender, and  enquiring. Sunday 26th. [27th] preached to a large  congregation at , after which I  baptized twelve; and others were deeply impressed  and desired another meeting which I appointed  for the day following. 27,th [28th] In the evening we broke  bread, and for the gift of the  Holy Ghost and , <having baptized two more> The spirit was  given in great power to some. and peace to others.
28.th after preaching at 10 o clock A.M. I baptized  two— and confirmed them at the water’s side.  Last evening we an , and  one of the Sisters received the Gift of tongues which [p. 362]
confusion, and continued our journey till Friday the 17th. [18th], when we arrived at the house of ’s in ; having passed through a fine and well cultivated country after entering the province; and having had many peculiar feelings in relation to both the country and people. We were kindly received at ’s. Sunday morning, 19th. [20th] at 10 oclock we met an attentive congregation at and the same evening a large assembly at , at ’s. The people gave good heed to the things spoken.
22–28 October 1833 • Tuesday–Monday
Tuesday 21st [22nd] we went to the village of , and, although it snowed severely, we held a meeting by candle light, on wednesday evening and were publicly opposed by a Wislyan Methodist, He was very tumultuous, but exhibited a great lack of reason, knowledge and wisdom; and gave us no opportunity to reply. 23d at the house of Mr Beman, in , whence we left on the 24th. for where we spoke to a small congregation, occasioned by the rain; thence to , and preached to a large congregation the same evening, when and his declared their belief in the work and offered themselves for . Great excitement prevailed in every place we visited. 25th [26th] preached at , the people were very tender, and enquiring. Sunday 26th. [27th] preached to a large congregation at , after which I baptized twelve; and others were deeply impressed and desired another meeting which I appointed for the day following. 27,th [28th] In the evening we broke bread, and for the gift of the Holy Ghost and , having baptized two more The spirit was given in great power to some. and peace to others.
28.th after preaching at 10 o clock A.M. I baptized two— and confirmed them at the water’s side. Last evening we an , and one of the Sisters received the Gift of tongues which [p. 362]
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