Life and Diary of David Brainerd

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Cosimo, Inc., Jun 1, 2007 - 384 pages
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User Review  - Dan - Christianbook.com

Wow, I think every Christian who wants depth in their walk should read this book. Both Jonathan Edwards and David Brainerd were men of incredibly deep examination of themselves and their state before ... Read full review

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User Review  - Robert Smith - Christianbook.com

Excellent book about a missionary to the Indians in the 1750s before our country became the USA. It will challenge you to seek God more and allow Him to use you for His honor and glory. I am reading ... Read full review

Contents

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IV
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Page 16 - God's excellency, his wisdom, his purity and love, seemed to appear in everything; in the sun, moon, and stars, in the clouds and blue sky, in the grass, flowers, trees, in the water and all nature; which used greatly to fix my mind. I often used to sit and view the moon for...
Page 15 - An inward, sweet sense of these things, at times, came into my heart ; and my soul was led away in pleasant views and contemplations of them. And my mind was greatly engaged to spend my time in reading and meditating on Christ, on the beauty and excellency of his person, and the lovely way of salvation by free grace in him.
Page 13 - From my childhood up, my mind had been full of objections against the doctrine of God's sovereignty, in choosing whom he would to eternal life, and rejecting whom he pleased; leaving them eternally to perish, and be everlastingly tormented in hell. It used to appear like a horrible doctrine to me.
Page 16 - God, so to speak, at the first appearance of a thunder-storm ; and used to take the opportunity, at such times, to fix myself in order to view the clouds, and see the lightnings play, and hear the majestic and awful voice of God's thunder...

About the author (2007)

Jonathan Edwards was a Colonial New England minister

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