Dwight L. Moody: Impressions and Facts

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McClure, Phillips, 1900 - 124 pages
 

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OCLC: 2963318
Related Subjects: Moody, Dwight Lyman, -- 1837-1899. | Moody, Dwight Lyman, -- 1837-1899.
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Page 81 - ... appeared, was Mr. Moody himself. He, above all popular preachers, worked for solid results. Even the mere harvesting — his own special department — was a secondary thing to him compared with the garnering of the fruits by the Church and their subsequent growth and further fruitfulness. It was the writer's privilege as a humble camp-follower to follow the fortunes of this campaign personally from town to town, and from city to city, throughout the three kingdoms, for over a year. And time...
Page 45 - But especially will it surprise many to know that while preaching to the masses has been the main outward work of Mr. Moody's life, he has, perhaps, more, and more varied, irons in the fire — educational, philanthropic, religious — than almost any living man ; and that vast as has been his public service as a preacher to the masses, it is probably true that his personal influence and private character have done as much as his preaching to affect his day and generation. Discussion has abounded...
Page 70 - Hunt up that man that took a reed and brought it down over the cruel thorns, driving them into my brow, and tell him I will put a sceptre in his hand, and he shall rule over the nations of the earth if he will accept salvation. Search for the man that drove the spear into my side, and tell him there is a nearer way to my heart than that. Tell him I forgive him freely, and that he can be saved if he will accept of salvation as a gift.
Page 122 - I believe Great Britain is credited with having " discovered " Mr. Moody. It may or may not be ; but if it be, it was men of the quality and the experience of my friend who made the discovery ; and that so many distinguished men in America have failed to appreciate him is a circumstance...
Page 69 - go, hunt up that man that spat in my face, tell him he may have a seat in my kingdom yet. Yes, Peter, go find that man that made that cruel crown of thorns and placed it on my brow, and tell him I will have a crown ready for him when he comes into my kingdom, and there will be no thorns in it. Hunt up that man that took a reed and brought it down over the cruel thorns, driving them into my brow. and tell him I will put a...
Page 43 - ... happen in your HENRY DRUMMOND. case, it is certain it has happened;* and nothing could more fittingly introduce you to the man, or make you realize the naturalness, the simplicity, the genuine and unaffected humanity of this great unspoilt and unspoilable personality. MR. MOODY MUCH MISUNDERSTOOD. Simple as this man is, and homely as are his surroundings, probably America possesses at this moment no more extraordinary personage ; nor even amongst the most brilliant of her sons has any * At the...
Page 10 - In 1875 he preached in a manner which produced the sort of effect produced by Luther, and provoked similar criticism. He exulted in the free grace of God. The grace was to lead men to repentance — to a complete change of life. His joy was contagious. Men leaped out of darkness into light, and lived a Christian life afterwards.
Page 69 - I can imagine when Christ said to the little band around Him, ' Go ye into all the world and preach the gospel,' Peter said, ' Lord, do you really mean that we are to go back to Jerusalem and preach the gospel to those men that murdered you ? '
Page 106 - Why," he exclaimed, when some one challenged the action, " if they are Roman Catholics, it is better they should be good Roman Catholics than bad. It is surely better to have a Catholic Church than none ; and as for the organ, if they are to have music in their church, it is better to have good music. Besides," he added, " these are my own townspeople. If ever I am to be of the least use to them, surely I must help them.
Page 70 - Peter, go find that man that made that cruel crown of thorns and placed it on my brow, and tell him I will have a crown ready for him when he comes into my kingdom, and there will be no thorns in it. Hunt up that man that took a reed and brought It down over the cruel thorns, driving them into my brow, and tell him I will put a scepter in his hand, and he shall rule over the nations of the earth if he will accept salvation. Search for the man that drove the spear into my side, and tell him there...

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