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A Great Awakening Stirs the Colonies
In the Massachusetts village of Northampton, a black gowned Congregational minister of God knelt in prayer. He was burdened for the 1,100 souls of the little town who, he was convinced, were afflicted with the deadly spiritual disease of the day.
In a very few minutes he would be mounting the pulpit. Should he mouth the cushioning assurances of “election” that they wanted to hear? Or should he tell them what he really believed—that unless they had definitely experienced the new birth through faith in Jesus Christ, they were heading straight for Hell!...