The German Pietists of Provincial Pennsylvania: 1694-1708, Page 1

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author, 1895 - Germans - 504 pages
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See page 246 for Muhlenberg's account of Kelpius's death (Geissler and the casket).


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Page 359 - But when he saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion on them, because they fainted and were scattered abroad, as sheep having no shepherd. Then saith he unto his disciples ; " The harvest truly is plenteous, but the laborers are few. Pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he will send forth laborers into his harvest.
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