Heroes of the Cross in America (Google eBook)

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Young people's missionary movement, 1904 - Missions - 304 pages
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Page 21 - But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thine inner chamber, and having shut thy door, pray to thy Father who is in secret, and thy Father who seeth in secret shall recompense thee.
Page 8 - I thought, very stupid and senseless— for near half an hour ; then, as I was walking in a dark thick grove, unspeakable, glory seemed to open to the view and apprehension of my soul. I do not mean any external brightness, for I saw no such thing; nor do I intend any imagination of a body of light, somewhere in the third heavens, or any thing of that nature ; but it was a new inward apprehension or view that I had of God, such as I never had before, nor any thing which had the least resemblance...
Page 40 - The time is short. It remains, that they which weep, be as though they wept not ; and they which rejoice, as though they rejoiced not ; for the fashion of this world passeth away.
Page 47 - They were almost universally praying and crying for mercy, in every part of the house, and many out of doors, and numbers could neither go nor stand. Their concern was so great, each one for himself, that none seemed to take any notice of those about them, but each prayed freely for himself.
Page 54 - ... with some corn in it, and the neck of it drawn on to a piece of wood, which made a very convenient handle. As he came forward, he beat his tune with the rattle, and danced with all his might, but did not suffer any part of his body, not so much as his fingers, to be seen...
Page 194 - HARK, how the watchmen cry ! Attend the trumpet's sound; Stand to your arms, the foe is nigh, — The powers of hell surround.
Page 9 - My soul rejoiced with joy unspeakable, to see such a God, such a glorious divine Being ; and I was inwardly pleased and satisfied, that he should be God over all for ever and ever..
Page 27 - I a strahger in the wilderness, and knew not where to go ; and all circumstances seemed to conspire to render my affairs dark and discouraging. Was disappointed respecting an interpreter, and heard that the Indians were much scattered.
Page 46 - 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, and some little children, not more than...
Page 144 - In the deserts let me labor, On the mountains let me tell, How he died — the blessed Saviour — To redeem a world from hell ! Let me hasten, Far in heathen lands to dwell.

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JSTOR: David Brainerd and the Nineteenth Century Missionary Movement
In 1904, for example, in Heroes of the Cross in America, a textbook published by the Young People's Missionary Movement, Brainerd was chosen as the sole ...
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