We went over to Enfl___where we met dear M r E___of N___H___who preach d a most awakening sermon from these words---Deut. 32-35 and before sermon was done---there was a great moaning & crying out through ye whole House---What Shall I do to be Sav d ---oh I am going to Hell---Oh what shall I do for Christ &c. &c. So y t ye minister was obliged to desist---ye shrieks & cry s were piercing & Amazing---after some time of waiting the Congregation were Still so y t a prayer was made by Mr W. & after that we descen d from the pulpitt and discours d with the people---Some in one place and Some in another---and Amazing and Astonishing ye power of God was seen---Several souls were hopefully wrought upon y t night. & oh ye cheerfulness and pleasantness of their countenances y t receiv d comfort---oh y t God wd strengthen and confirm---we sung an hymn & pray d & dismiss d ye Assembly.
However, despite these setbacks and the cooling of religious fervor, word of the Northampton revival and Edwards's leadership role had spread as far as England and Scotland. It was at this time that Edwards was acquainted with George Whitefield , who was traveling the Thirteen Colonies on a revival tour in 1739–40. The two men may not have seen eye to eye on every detail. Whitefield was far more comfortable with the strongly emotional elements of revival than Edwards was, but they were both passionate about preaching the Gospel. They worked together to orchestrate Whitefield's trip, first through Boston and then to Northampton. When Whitefield preached at Edwards's church in Northampton, he reminded them of the revival they had experienced just a few years before.  This deeply touched Edwards, who wept throughout the entire service, and much of the congregation too was moved.