In Their Own Words
June 15, 1740
Whitefield Toned Down Sermon
“…Mr. Whitfield performed the Divine Service, with such a devout Emotion of Spirit, as nobody could justly blame him for: After which he dwelt a while on extempore Prayer (as usual;) and in his Preaching, I was very glad to observe him more temperate in his Utterance, than sometimes he appears: Nor did I think his Reasoning a Jot the less enforcing, without Rant- ing.”
Source: Allen D. Candler, ed. The Colonial Records of the State of Georgia, Vol. IV, Stephens’ Journal 1737-1740, Atlanta, GA, 1906, pp.595.