Life of the Rev. David Brainerd, Missionary to the American Indians

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William Collins, 1829 - Indians of North America - 583 pages
 

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Page 100 - 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 237 - And as he prayed, the fashion of his countenance was altered, and his raiment was white and glistering. And behold there talked with him two men, which were Moses and Elias: who appeared in glory, and spake of his decease which he should accomplish at Jerusalem...
Page 257 - I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you. 19 Yet a little while, and the world seeth me no more; but ye see me: because I live, ye shall live also.
Page 143 - 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 476 - 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 373 - 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 445 - Methought this had a near resemblance to the day of God's power, mentioned Josh. x. 14; for I must say, I never saw any day like it, in all respects: it was a day wherein I am persuaded the Lord did much to destroy the kingdom of darkness among this people.
Page 477 - So much of the divine presence appeared in the assembly that it seemed "this was no other than the house of God, and the gate of heaven.
Page 253 - At the same time, I saw so much of the excellency of Christ's kingdom and the infinite desirableness of its advancement in the world, that it swallowed up all my other thoughts, and made me willing...
Page 307 - In particular, he several times expressed his wonder, that there appeared no more forwardness to comply with the proposal lately made, in a memorial from a number of ministers in Scotland, and sent over into America, for united extraordinary , prayer among Christ's ministers and people, for the coming of Christ's kingdom ; and he sent it as his dying advice to his own congregation, that they should practice agreeably to that proposal.

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