Sketch of the Life and Religious Experience of Eld. Luther Boutelle

Paperback | January 16, 2012

byLuther Boutelle

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1891. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IX. Great Interest in the Coming of Christ. S we entered upon the year 1844, the interest, instead of decreasing, kept up; and during the summer the number of Campmeetings, Grovemeetings and Conferences increased, and the workers in the Lord's vineyard had all that they could do. In the early part of the summer our attention was directed to the fall as the time for the Lord to come, according to the types in the Old Testament, which began to be studied and preached. By July there was such a concentration of thought among the strong ones on time, that it was called "the midnight cry." Thus a new impetus was created, and the work of holding meetings and preaching was increased. As we fell, one after another, into the current belief that the fall would witness the coming of our Lord, it became in faith a certainty--we believed it with our whole souls. Thus the cry, "Behold, the bridegroom cometh!" was, by the "time argument," made to end in the fall of 1844, Jewish time, tenth day of the seventh month, supposed to be Oct. 20, 21, or 22. This brought us to a definite time, and in coming up to it, the works of Adventists demonstrated.their faith and honesty, not to be questioned. As they moved on with the point of time before them, all grew more enthusiastic. Crops. were left unharvested, their owners expecting never to want what they had raised. Men paid up their debts. Many sold their property to help others to. pay their debts, who could not have done it themselves. Beef cattle were slaughtered and distributed among the poor. At no time since "the day of pentecost was fully come" had there been the like--a day when that pentecost was so completely duplicated as in 1844, when Adventism prevailed and. reigned. There was a great stir and talk, in many places,...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1891. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IX. Great Interest in the Coming of Christ. S we entered upon the year 1844, the interest, instead of decreasing, kept up; an...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:44 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:January 16, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217052223

ISBN - 13:9780217052221

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