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Slide set: My mother's Bible (service of song: Bamforth & Co., 21-31 slides, 1895)

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Slide 1
Introduction, with title
Slide 2
She sat in the attic listening and waiting
Slide 2a
She opened her small Testament and read
Slide 3
She went to the side of the bed, knelt down and prayed
Slide 4
She tenderly led him by the hand
Slide 4a
She climbed on his knee and put her face against his
Slide 5
'Thank you for the coffee, dear, I'm all of a shiver'
Slide 6
'There's a letter for you, father,' exclaimed Hettie
Slide 7
The blind man took his seat at the end of a street
Slide 8
Simon's daughter, Sarah, was seated in an easy chair
Slide 9
Suddenly she heard a voice in the street below
Slide 9a
The preacher said that singing was only a beautiful way of saying a thing
Slide 10
Hymn -- How beauteous are the feet
Slide 11
'What must I do to be saved' was now her cry
Slide 12
'I heard you read the Scripture the other day,' she began
Slide 12a
'No, thank you,' he replied, 'I can't take your money'
Slide 13
Next day Hettie and Sarah Holdfast sat by the fire to talk
Slide 13a
'Please, sir, can a little girl like me be saved?'
Slide 14

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Slide 14a
Hettie read as requested, and Sarah listened
Slide 15
Once more the blind Scripture-reader sat in the presence of Sarah
Slide 15a
'Oh!' he groaned, 'In a double sense, I've lost the receipt'
Slide 16
The parents hovered round her bed
Slide 16a

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Slide 17
'I know that my Redeemer liveth'
Slide 18
She could at least provide her with a splendid funeral
Slide 19

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Slide 19a
The child read the promissory note
Slide 20
Hettie read a chapter out of her mother's Bible
Slide 20a
'Thank God,' he again said, dropping on his knees
Slide 21
The Rev Henry Rivers sat in his study and his daughter with him
Catalogue of optical lantern slides (Bradford: Riley Brothers, 1905), 164
Lantern and slide catalogue 1913-14 (London: Church Army, 1913), 161

“The story of a blind man and two lost receipts -- interesting and helpful, too.”

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14 August 1895
Lucerna ID  3001114

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 8 May 2024

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