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Memoirs of the Life and Character of the Late REV. George Whitefield; Of Pembroke College, Oxford, and Chaplain to the Right Hon. the Countess of Huntingdon. Faithfully Selected from His Original Papers, Journals, and Letters, Illustrated by a Variety of (Paperback) Loot Price: R466
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Memoirs of the Life and Character of the Late REV. George Whitefield; Of Pembroke College, Oxford, and Chaplain to the Right...

Memoirs of the Life and Character of the Late REV. George Whitefield; Of Pembroke College, Oxford, and Chaplain to the Right Hon. the Countess of Huntingdon. Faithfully Selected from His Original Papers, Journals, and Letters, Illustrated by a Variety of (Paperback)

John Gillies

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1820. Excerpt: ... we may be enabled to watch and pray, against all the opposition of antichrist in our heart for after all, there lies the most dangerous man of sin." In November, he caught cold, and preached in much pain, having a sore throat: this obliged him to be silent for a few days; as it was feared, it would end in an inflammatory quinsey. But as soon as the danger was over, he could not be restrained from his master's work. Applications being now made to him, by many persons, to preach twice a week at Long Acre chapel, near the theatres, upon being assured that the place was licensed, he preached his first sermon there, December 23, 1755; but not without great opposition. He received a prohibition from the bishop of B. A number of soldiers, drummers, and many other evil-disposed persons, were employed to make a noise in an adjoining house, or yard, belonging to a Mr, C: these raised a dreadful uproar, and that as often as Mr. Whitefield preached. They were hired by subscription, and supplied with drums, bells, fyc. keeping up a continual din, from the beginning, to the end of his sermon. Thus mobs were excited to riot at the doors of the chapel, insulting and abusing both preacher and hearers, as soon as service was over. They repeatedly broke the windows with large stones, by which several of the congregation were severely wounded. In consequence of these unwarrantable proceedings, Mr. Whitefield wrote several spirited letters to the bishop of B; in one of them he thanks his lordship for his candour, favourable opinion, and good wishes, the bishop having answered his first letter; but yet in a manly style, and with a just sense of British liberty, defended bis own conduct, and powerfully remonstrated against the riotous proceedings of his enemies. "Last Tuesday ...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: John Gillies
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 106
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-83221-5
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-83221-5
Barcode: 9781150832215

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