Mother Iíll Be There
before he left by special train to visit his dying mother, President
McKinley sent a telegram that probably did more for the Kingdom of God
than any other single act of his life.
message read, TELL MOTHER IíLL BE THERE.
preacher, Rev. Chas. Fillmore, read that message, took the phrase and
wrote his world-famous hymn: ďTell mother Iíll be there.Ē
Alexander took the song with him on his evangelistic tour around the
world, and wherever he sang it hearts were touched.
the great Welsh revival, Evan Roberts said, this song won more souls
than any other song that was sung. Many have been converted through it.