Today's American Minute — Emma Willard

Women's Rights Champions: Suffragettes Susan B. Anthony, Lucretia Mott, Frances Willard, Emma Willard, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton - American Minute with Bill Federer

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Lucretia Mott stated: "The very first act of note that is mentioned when the disciples and apostles went forth after Jesus was removed from them,
was the bringing up of an ancient prophecy to prove that they were right in the position they assumed on that occasion, when men and women were gathered together on the holy day of Pentecost, when every man heard and saw those wonderful works which are recorded.
Then Peter stood forth ... quoting the prophet Joel ... that
'the time is come, this day is fulfilled the prophecy, when it is said, I will pour out my spirit upon all flesh, and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy,' etc. --
the language of the Bible is beautiful in its repetition --
'upon my servants and my handmaidens I will pour out my spirit and they shall prophesy.'
Now can anything be clearer than that?"

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