St Andrews Hall, Norwich (1874)

Again we have to tell of the good hand of the Lord in His work both at Yarmouth and Norfolk. I was present at the former town on the 12th and we had very large gatherings, the evening meeting numbering not less than 10,000 during the hour-and-a-half service on the beach. The numbers brought to Christ are steadily augmenting and my last meeting numbered some hundreds of converted and awakened ones...

Norwich has again witnessed a deep interest in the gospel of Christ. The work has gone on steadily ever since my former visit, many of the clergy, ministers, and laymen working and preaching night after night in various parts of the city. Not a few of the workers need rest, and some are taking it. 

The intense heat tried us and prevented many coming but we had times of refreshing, and the joy of the Lord filled our cups to overflow again and again. It was the joy of harvest. A special season with seeking ones is very grateful to my mind, for the Lord so sweetly imparted light and life that many passed from the poverty of sin and death into possession of the un

The last meetings were very full of power. The evening meeting was a glorious gathering in the St Andrew's Hall and Christ Jesus was lifted up as the Lord's provision for the believer in time and evermore.

The Lord's-day evening meeting saw a gathering estimated at 10,000, and a very hallowed season we had, though the immense throng had in it the element of thoughtless boys, who act as boys usually do. The Lord grant that the precious seeds of truth scattered over this large area may be found in many, bringing forth thirty, sixty, yea, a hundredfold.

"The Christian," July 30th, 1874.

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