Andrew Bonar

TO DR. MOODY STUART

In August 1880 he wrote from Mull

"In this island, where we are at present sojourning, we often see yachts and vessels trying to cross the Sound of Mull, or sail up it, but they find there is scarcely a breath of wind, and so they wait, and tack, and watch and try again.
Are we not in this case? The breathing of the Spirit among us is so faint and low. Yet I see sometimes all at once the wind rises, a favourable breeze springs up.
Why may we not look for this in our church? "Call on me and I will answer thee" "Come, O breath, from the four winds of heaven, come!"

ANDREW A. BONAR.

This was a favourite petition of Moody Stuart's alike with Bonar.

Taken from the biography of Dr. Moody Stuart, by his son.

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