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The Life of David Brainerd; Missionary to the Indians; with an Abridgment of ...
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Page 27 - 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 52 - Remember now, O LORD, I beseech thee, how I have walked before thee in truth and with a perfect heart, and have done that which is good in thy sight.
Page 137 - Forasmuch then as God gave them the like gift as he did unto us, who believed on the Lord Jesus Christ ; what was I, that I could withstand God? 18 When they heard these things, they held their peace, and glorified God, saying, Then hath God also to the Gentiles granted repentance unto life.
Page 104 - 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 31 - 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 249 - And I will establish my covenant with thee; and thou shalt know that I am the Lord : that thou mayest remember, and be confounded, and never open thy mouth any more because of thy shame, when I am pacified toward thee for all that thou hast done, saith the Lord God.
Page 17 - I had opportunity ; for it seemed now as if the season of doing was for ever over and gone ; but I instantly saw, that let me have done what I would, it would no more have tended to my helping myself, than what I had done; that I had made all the pleas I ever could have made to all eternity ; and that all my pleas were vain. The tumult that had been before in my mind was now quieted ; and I was...
Page 264 - God" in secret, and -' travailing in birth," with unutterable groans and agonies, " until Christ were formed " in the hearts of the people to whom he was sent! How did he thirst for a blessing on his ministry ; and " watch for souls, as one that must give account!
Page 235 - God, by impatience under his extreme agony ; which was such, that he said, the thought of enduring it one minute longer was almost insupportable. He desired that others would be much in lifting up their hearts continually to God for him, that God would support him, and give him patience. He signified that he expected to die that night ; but seemed to fear a longer delay : and the disposition of his mind with regard to death appeared still the same that it had been all along. And notwithstanding his...