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Slide set: Paying the fare: a true story (service of song: Bamforth & Co., 48 slides, 1901)

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Slide 1
Introduction, with Title
Slide 2
He was undecided whether he should enter its doors
Slide 3
His father entreated him not to take such a step
Slide 4
He finds a seat in a back row in the gallery
Slide 5
Hymn 'Oh, what will you do for Jesus' (581 Sankey)
Slide 6
He continued to sit with eyes closed
Slide 7
Finding a ship, he paid the fare and went down into it
Slide 8
Hiding himself away from God like Jonah
Slide 9
Jesus having atoned for us. He paid it all
Slide 10
He took the first step in the Devil's ship called 'Pleasure'
Slide 11
Hymn 'Oh come, sinners, come' (826 Sankey)
Slide 12
The landlord of the hotel rebuked him
Slide 13
He moved to a less respectable place
Slide 14
'Oh, I don't believe in God, or the Devil, or Heaven'
Slide 15
Mr Page tried to persuade them
Slide 16
He commenced to read to them out of the Bible
Slide 17
He read about Christ in Gethsemane
Slide 18
Christ in the Judgment Hall
Slide 19
The suffering Form that hung upon the Cross
Slide 20
'Oh God!' she cried, 'I didn't know about this before'
Slide 21
An Angel from God guided them
Slide 22
Hymn 'To the Cross of Christ' (432, Songs of Victory)
Slide 23
He went on his way doing good
Slide 24
He was often weary but never disheartened
Slide 25
He tried to persuade the drunken cobbler
Slide 26
He visited the poor barmaid in the miserable attic
Slide 27
Mr Page knelt by her side to pray
Slide 28
He read to her of the Prodigal Son
Slide 29
She burst into tears
Slide 30

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Slide 31
He found the attic empty, the poor barmaid had gone
Slide 32
He asked the landlady about her
Slide 33
He is passing down a miserable court
Slide 34
Every square foot of the floor had its occupant
Slide 35
In a corner he found her dead body
Slide 36
He perceived that it was the Bible
Slide 37
'Here, sister,' she replied, 'Take my Bible'
Slide 38
They stood around the coffin and sang a hymn
Slide 39
He addressed them in the court
Slide 40
Hymn 'Shall we all meet at home' (301 Sankey)
Slide 41
There were several drunken men and women
Slide 42
He is fast asleep and snoring
Slide 43
The landlord awoke him
Slide 44
The man rose and retorted
Slide 45
They picked him up and brought him back
Slide 46
Laid him on a heap of straw
Slide 47
'I'm not the same man I was,' he said feebly
Slide 48
Hymn 108 Sankey
Other related organisation

in stock of North of England Temperance League, 1906 (item ref. 395)

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

A.F. Woolley (arranger), Paying the fare: a true story (London: Alfred Holness, n.d.)

People appearing in slides

BAMFORTH, James  (1842-1911) – slides 4, 6, 12, 38

CHRIST, Jesus  (fl. C1st) – slides 9, 17-18

Lucerna ID  3002331

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 16 March 2024

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