Elim Welsh Calvinistic Methodist Chapel (1859)

At Elim David Morgan's address was on "Elijah and the prophets of Baal." '' The followers of Baal are still in the land," he exclaimed; " there are some of them here this morning." Pointing with his finger to an individual a few seats from him, he added, "There is one of them — a follower of Baal. Now, my friend, worship your God. Here is a fine opportunity for you to acknowledge your Master before a crowd. What do you say? That I am not dealing fairly with you; that this is not the temple of your god? 'You come with me to the public-house; I will worship him there.' I am not afraid of coming. My brother, Humphrey Jones, and I went among the drunkards at Ysbytty Ystwyth on the great day of their feast, and that was the weakest position that I ever saw^ Baal's battalions in; they fled helter-skelter out of their temple the moment they heard the name of the God of Israel."

The converts were nearly all from Garreglefn. "Many have gone out that will yield in the church-meeting tonight," said the preacher encouragingly; '' the old man who sat in the corner on the left here will be one of the first to yield." The man referred to was William Hughes, the Castle, who offered himself that very evening for church membership, along with many others.

From, 'The '59 Revival', by J J Morgan, page 171.

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