On a June morning in the year 1906, at the early hour of five-thirty, there were gathered before The Mother Church in Boston vast numbers of people waiting for the doors to open for the first service of the day. The streets for many blocks around seemed to be flowing with streams of people, all bent in the direction of The Mother Church,—a picture reminding one of these words by Isaiah: "It shall come to pass in the last days, that the mountain of the Lord's house shall be established.
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