David Brainerd

A Quote by David Brainerd on geif, despair, distress, lonliness, and rsignation

d.b.mon. april 26, 1742
Oh that i could spend every moment of my life to His Glory!!

tues. april 27 1742
if i had a thousand lives my soul would gladly have laid them all down at once to have been with Christ.

i never felt so great a degree of resignation in my life.

oh that my soul might never offer any dead, cold services to my God!

friday april 30 1742

Nothing greives me so much as that i cannot live constantly to God's glory.

David Brainerd

Source: The Life and Diary of David Brainerd

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A Quote by David Brainerd on lessons, humility, distress, despair, and hope

David Brainerd-saturday april 10 1742

oh, that al my late distresses and awful apprehensions might prove but Christ's school to make me fit for greater service, by teaching me the great lesson of Humility!

David Brainerd

Source: The Life and Diary of David Brainerd

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A Quote by David Brainerd on god, service, devotion, and love

d.b. tuesday april 20 1742

I hardly ever so longed to live to God and to be altigether devoted to Him. i want to wear out my life in His service, and for His Glory!!

David Brainerd

Source: The Life and Diary of David Brainerd

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A Quote by David Brainerd on soul, god, and alone

My soul often mourned of more time and opportunity to be alone with God

David Brainerd

Source: The Life and Diary of David Brainerd

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A Quote by David Brainerd on humility, love, and david brainerd

Oh that God would humble me deeply in the dust before Him! i deserve Hell every day for not lovingmy Lord more, who has, i trust, loved me and given Himself for me.
       -David Brainerd...thurs. april1, 1742

David Brainerd

Source: The Life and Diary of David Brainerd

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A Quote by David Brainerd on suffering and god

Friday, April 2 1742 David B.
But now, my soul more frequently desires to die, to be with Christ. Oh that my soul were rapt up in divine love, and my longing desires after God increase! In the evening was refreshed in prayer, and with the hopes of the advancement of Christ's kingdom in the World.

Saturday, April 3 1742
I thought, if God would take me to Himself now, my soul would exceedingly rejoice. Oh that i may be always humbleand resighn to God, and that He would cause my soul to e more fixed on Himself, that I may be more fitted both for doing and suffering!

David Brainerd

Source: The Life and Diary of David Brainerd

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A Quote by David Brainerd on sin, death, despair, suffering, love, and mourning

David Brainerd-Sunday, april 4 1742

O my Blessed  God! let me climb up near to Him, and love, and long, and plead, and wrestle, and strech after Him, and for deliverence from the body of sin and death. Alas! my soul mourned to think i should ever lose sight of its Beloved again. O come, Lord Jesus, amen.

David Brainerd

Source: The Life and Diary of David Brainerd

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