Seion Welsh Calvinistic Methodist Chapel - Ysbyty Ifan (1859)

At Ysbytty Ifan  the converts numbered nine. David Morgan cried, " I see the whole neighbourhood at the door." The audience in a body turned round to look. "These nine are Gad — a host cometh," he continued. This prophecy was amply fulfilled.

Many of the farmers went on horseback to the Festiniog annual fair in November, and in past years had always returned in a state of intoxication. In 1859, sixteen of them came straight from the fair to the prayer-meeting. "We thank Thee, Lord," said a deacon in the concluding prayer, " for fulfilling the old prophecies — it is manifest tonight that on the bells of the horses is Holiness unto THE Lord."

Of the one hundred and forty converts received into this church, only two or three became backsliders.

From, 'The '59 Revival', by J J Morgan, page 123.

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