1934 Theologue: The story of John A. Davis Part 10: "He Being Dead Yet Speaketh"
The final part of the 10 part series. If you missed any of the series they are all posted on this blog. All the links are under this introduction and also they are posted on the side bar. Send me an email or fill out the form on the side and tell me what you thought of this series. I know I enjoyed learning about John A. Davis through typing it up. Enjoy the last part.
It was two days before Easter. That morning the rising bell rang at five thirty. By six o’clock the student body of the School was on Sunset Knoll, gathered around the grave of their departed president.
The newly-made grave was covered with evergreen, and in the green bed a beautiful lily had been placed.
The early morning worshippers then went to “Friendship Cottage,” the home of
This may have been the forerunner of many Sunrise Services at the grave of
“He, being dead yet speaketh.”
Thou noble man! God’s man!
Who didst not turn to right nor left
But ever followed on
To know the Lord;
Thy work is done; rest on
Gently enfolded in God’s arms of love
For thee to live was
And death thy gain!
Rest fearlessly; rest heart!
Thy Lord for thee didst conquer death;
I hope you have enjoyed this 10 part series from the 1934 Theologue.