The Life of David Brainerd: Missionary to the Indians; with an Abridgment of His Diary and Journal. From President Edwards

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F. Westley, 1820 - 283 pages
 

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Page 21 - O my soul, come not thou into their secret; unto their assembly, mine honour, be not thou united! For in their anger they slew a man, and in their self-will they digged down a wall. Cursed be their anger, for it was fierce, and their wrath, for it was cruel. I will divide them in Jacob and scatter them in Israel.
Page 213 - If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him!
Page 245 - Come, therefore, O thou that hast the seven stars in thy right hand, appoint thy chosen priests according to their orders and courses of old, to minister before thee, and duly to press and pour out the consecrated oil into thy holy and everburning lamps. Thou hast sent out the spirit of prayer upon thy servants over all the land to this effect, and stirred up their vows as the sound of many waters about thy throne.
Page 101 - Go ye into all the world, and preach the Gospel to every creature ; and, lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world...
Page 25 - Blessed is the man whose strength is in thee ; in whose heart are the ways of them, who passing through the valley of Baca make it a well ; the rain also filleth the pools.
Page 114 - Almost all persons of all ages were bowed down with concern together, and scarce one was able to withstand the shock of this surprising operation. Old men and women, who had been drunken wretches for many years...
Page 131 - ... a devout and zealous reformer, or rather restorer of what he supposed was the ancient religion of the Indians.
Page 275 - An humble attempt to promote explicit agreement, and visible union of God's people, in extraordinary prayer for the revival of religion, and the advancement of Christ's kingdom on earth, pursuant to scripture promises and prophecies concerning the last time.
Page 3 - I sometimes hoped that I was converted, or at least in a good and hopeful way for heaven and happiness, not knowing what conversion was. The Spirit of God at this time proceeded far with me. I was remarkably dead to the world, and my thoughts were almost wholly employed about my soul's concerns. I may indeed say, "Almost I was persuaded to be a Christian.
Page 183 - But Peter and they that were with Him were heavy with sleep: and when they were awake, they saw His glory, and the two men that stood with Him.

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