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Slide set: Our heavenly home (service of song: Bamforth & Co., 68 slides, 1906)

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Slide 1
Intro. with Title
Slide 2
'Behold, now is the accepted time; now is the day of salvation'
Slide 3
The congregation slowly left the sacred building
Slide 4
They lived in a little cottage by the side of the line
Slide 5
With his wife on his arm, and leading his daughter Grace
Slide 6
'Think of the thousands of half-starved men, women and children'
Slide 7
The interior was pleasant to look upon
Slide 8
Martin reached the family Bible from the book shelf
Slide 9
Grace sang in her sweet, childish voice, 'Jesus the Comforter'
Slide 10
Her mother set the table for supper, and they sat down together
Slide 11
He prayed by his bedside before retiring for the night
Slide 12
Martin Harvey lit the fire in the little kitchen
Slide 13
Broxley Dene was a small station
Slide 14
Ellen Harvey arose shortly after her husband had left
Slide 15
Grace also was soon up and dressed, bright as a butterfly
Slide 16
Ellen was surprised to hear the sound of wheels
Slide 17
'Take courage, Mrs Harvey, for I have bad news for you'
Slide 18
Ellen murmured a prayer, asking her Saviour to give her strength
Slide 19
She caught her up in her arm
Slide 20
'Don't cry, mother, darling, Jesus will wipe all tears away'
Slide 21
She ran to the garden gate to meet them
Slide 22
Ellen tearfully saw that death was written upon his face
Slide 23
'God keep you in safety till we meet again in peace and joy'
Slide 24
A grief-stricken widow and fatherless child were the chief figures
Slide 25
Neither Ellen nor her late husband had any living relatives
Slide 26
Ellen Harvey and her child bade farewell to the little cottage
Slide 27
Ellen Harvey and her child had been compelled to find a home
Slide 28
Here the poor mother worked her fingers to the bone
Slide 29
How often had the poor mother knelt and prayed to God
Slide 30
Grace was now eight years of age
Slide 31
She lay on the miserable bed and looked through the window
Slide 32
The adjoining garret was rented by a man known as 'The Terror'
Slide 33
'The Terror' now lay sprawling on the floor, unable to rise
Slide 34
Zack lived in the cellar of the same house
Slide 35
She found him hard at work at his match-box making
Slide 36
'Oh! Zack,' she said, 'do come upstairs at once'
Slide 37
Zack knelt down beside him and loosened the handkerchief
Slide 38
'The Terror' recovered consciousness and sprang to his feet
Slide 39
''Ere Crutches,' said 'The Terror,' 'there's some money'
Slide 40
Upon his return he found 'The Terror' asleep
Slide 41
Grace had boiled some water
Slide 42
'The Terror' sat in anything but an amiable frame of mind
Slide 43
'Sing us a bit o' a ditty now, and I'll give yer sixpence'
Slide 44
'Who's Jesus, young 'un?' asked 'The Terror'
Slide 45
Jesus died for you, and He wants you to be good
Slide 46
Grace knelt down by the side of the bed
Slide 47
They left him alone with his thoughts
Slide 48
Zack read some chapters from the New Testament
Slide 49
The two children would sing together
Slide 50
'I'm going to try and keep straight, God 'elping me'
Slide 51
The minister at the Mission Hall heartily welcomed the new convert
Slide 52
Zack and Grace were in great request as soloists
Slide 53
Mrs Mayfield gave a general invitation for all to spend a day at her beautiful country home
Slide 54
Breakfast was ready and waiting with tea and coffee all hot
Slide 55
They march two by two along the streets on the way to the station
Slide 56
There is the train drawn up on the platform
Slide 57
The engine acted famously and did not go so fast
Slide 58
And now the happy holiday-makers reach their destination
Slide 59
Zack and Grace were almost beside themselves with joy
Slide 60
They all sat down to tables loaded with good substantial fare
Slide 61
She soon learned the story of her humble guests
Slide 62
Grace never sang more sweetly than she did that morning
Slide 63
They talked earnestly as to the best means of assisting their friends
Slide 64
'The Terror' could only gasp like a fish out of water
Slide 65
One and all felt better for that glimpse of Nature's wonders
Slide 66
The life that now opened before them seemed like a dream
Slide 67
In front of the altar stand two who are being joined in matrimony
Slide 68
We leave the newly-wedded pair to that life of happiness
Other related organisation

in stock of Josiah T. Chapman, 1909-1912 (item ref. 1459)

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
service of song
Date of first manufacture
Reading or song

Our heavenly home (Glasgow: Bayley & Ferguson, n.d.)


68 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3002503

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 22 January 2018

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