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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 01, 1915, NOON EDITION, Image 10

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BILLY SUNDAY'S FOURTH REVIVAL SERMON!
SUBJECT, "WHO WAS JESUS?" .
BY THE REV. BILLY SUNDAY
(Copyright, 1915, by the Newspaper
Enterprise Association.)
Some time ago I was startled
by having this question flame out
upon me from the headlines of a
daily newspaper: "WHO WAS
JESUS?"
Well, let us try to find out who lie
;was from, some of the people who
to our wedding, though we were only
poor and unknown peasants, and
turned the water into wine for us, so
that we had as much good cheer as
if we had been rich.
And from countless other homes
has come similar testimony that
Jesus was a- guest at the wedding
and a friend ever afterward, who re
peated time and again the miracle of
turning water into wine for them.
Next I see a father, a lordly man,
and with him there' walks a noble
youth of frank, open face.
"Who was Jesus?" I say to this
father and his eyes kindle with a
great joy, as he makes quick reply:
"Why, sir, it was Jesus who gave
me back this boy when all the doctors
said he must die. It was Jesus who
I turned sorrow into joy for me and
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I am an old-fashioned preacher of the old-time religion that has
warmed this cold world's heart for two thousand years. BILLY SUNDAY.
. lived when he was here in the flesh,
and who met him face to face.
The first I will question are a
strong man and his wife, and so to
them I will say: "Who was Jesus?"
Both their faces brighten, and they
x 'both eagerly exclaim, "Why, He came
mine. That is who Jesus was; the
light and comfort of my home."
The next "witness I would summon
is a man so strong and robust that
he seems never to have had an ill day
inliis life.
Let me ask him "Who was Jesus?"
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