In Their Own Words
January 13, 1740
Whitfield Preached with Energy
“…Mr. Whitfield’s Name, which of late had made so much Noise in England, could not fail drawing all Sorts of People to Church, who professed Christianity, to hear what Dodlrine it was that he preached: When both in the Morning and Afternoon, he made our Justification by Faith only, the Subject of his Discourse; taking those Words in St. Matthew for his Text, “‘What think you of Christ?” Which he pressed home with great Energy, denouncing Anathema’s on all such as taught otherwise. …”
Source: Allen D. Candler, ed. The Colonial Records of the State of Georgia, Vol. IV, Stephens’ Journal 1737-1740, Atlanta, GA, 1906, p. 489.