Our Joe: Or Why We Believe Our Brother Lives (Classic Reprint)

Our Joe: Or Why We Believe Our Brother Lives (Classic Reprint)

by Charles Samuel Mundell
     
 

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Introduction The author of this book has only recently come to a conviction of the Truth of Spiritualism.

By profession I am a minister, and by denominational affiliation, a Congregationalist.

I was baptized into the Baptist Church when I was twelve years of age. Three years later I had definitely

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Excerpt from Our Joe: Or Why We Believe Our Brother Lives

Introduction The author of this book has only recently come to a conviction of the Truth of Spiritualism.

By profession I am a minister, and by denominational affiliation, a Congregationalist.

I was baptized into the Baptist Church when I was twelve years of age. Three years later I had definitely entered the Christian ministry.

For five years I labored as an "evangelist," and was known thru-out the South and West as the "Boy Preacher."

I was ordained by a Baptist Presbytery, Nov. 17, 1912, when I lacked two days of being seventeen.

During those five years in which I "did the work of an evangelist," I was rabidly and belligerently orthodox. My highest aim and aspiration was ultimately to become another "Billy" Sunday!

A volume of my sermons was published in the early part of 1913. I had just closed a series of evangelistic meetings at Colorado Springs, Colo. That the reader may better understand my "soundness of doctrine," as I then held it, permit me to quote a few sentences therefrom:

"Cain was the first Unitarian. He was the first to substitute his own righteousness for the shed blood. A Unitarian is not a Christian. Hell is full of these so - called 'liberals'. Spiritualism is of the devil, and so is Christian Science. If you follow these damnable cults, you will surely go to hell!"

I was twenty years old when the crisis came.

For five years I had preached the "Old-fashioned faith." I had held revival after revival, in which I plead with men and women to "escape from the wrath to come."

It was my conviction at that time that the whole world was lost and ruined.

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ISBN-13:
9781330501733
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
06/30/2015
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.49(d)

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