Father Devine Cont from page one on page 5 Dec. 26 1931
1, I" Z 'r.J .Zl iWu"1 ' " - ""u - - . of' - lXV.'uI i , 1 - Madison, who thanked The i in The Age here and oetore as he personally saw them anj will give further statements and rvtws as fathered each week. Many letters! were passed to Father Devine ask - j ing blessings. I am allowed to state' that each writer may rest assured of a bles;ng in answer. j - s ucmj nu luuuncn ni'in jijhuc brought over in cars furnished free - by Attorney Lovelace. Attorney - "Madison, L. B. Hart, the Seventh $ avenue undertaker, M . Van, Sayville, - j Father Devine, and - others, I shall tell of Harlem's barefoot - ' phophet, etc. in the next issue of The New York Age. with further 'testimonial letters. 10,000 Crowd to Hear Father Devine in N. Y. t (Continued from Page One) a Mr. Stevens, a broker, who spoke of how Father Devine has taught him that church, etc; could and did not teach him, and closed by saying he was honored to stand with and for such a teaching and truth as Father Devine. Then ' came a surprise speaker, our able and esteemed former United States Attorney James C. Thomas.; He cau - ed no end of applause when j he ttateTthat Suffolk or aSy one county could no, or would not hinder' or molest . athcr Dtvir.e. At stated Ins reason for not doubting Father ' Devine by saying his faith in Father, , Devine was strengthened when he received blessings from Father through mental contact He also.Cary U.r,,M int f V. nrourf . Father Devine Speaks this t!me h mn i0T ther " L'r":ZL 'Zlil . ' . t a V? ' "".v :" . a"d oegan nis aaaress. so quiet sna "tive were hs listener, that one . n i could have heard a pin drop. He opened by say ng "Isnt it wonder - ful.'" His address in part follows: "I ask you as I ask people in Suf - folk County and all over the coun - try. do you hate me? would you im - prison me? would vou kill this body, ! for bringing you the truth, health j nappiness, sneiter, tooa, consolation, ppiness, sneiter, tooa, consolation, y, prosperity? I ask you, would. u? Could you?" There was a great shout of No, joy, you T1 .o, :so, father, .No." Me went on, to state now ne naq Dcen irica io be made to leave different places by force but always won out He explained this by saying: "I am the life and the light and I live as I teach and ask you to ad - j mit Christ to enter your soul your, temple your kingdom, ana you oecome as i am. uo i oo. There was another great shout of "Thank you Father." " Continuing, he said: ! teach you the way of righteousness that you may have eternal life for to sin is to die. "I teach now as of 1900 years ago. I come to comfort you, cheer you, bless you, give you homes for your bodies, rest for your soul, re - liet for an sorrow, tor I am ine'u0n written word as given yon ana ao live thereof. You need not see nor touch me. Live clean, pure, right and you can contact me and receive countless blessings." At his closing remarks, there was a rush to the platform t touch Father Devine. The rush was topped long enough to let The New J Afe, VE! i "t 'v',," j te4 wLvJ .:a Zri Th Z that tjere would be weekly meet ngs bere4,ter - I The Age Reporter Speaks j The Age reporter was glad to state to the audience that he could per - . isonally vouch for the things printed: I ihe ponce nad a jod gettmgj I rather uevine out and away from tne . meeting, as me crowai ciimoca on 'and in his ear seekint to touch him.) There were about 100 or more stu - j j - - J r.li . c : 1 1 1 I j I I A. t A. E. so J. Y.