David Brainerd Quotes

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David Brainerd Quotes

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.
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I have received my all from God. Oh that I could return my all to God

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It is sweet to be nothing and less than nothing that Christ may be all in all.

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Could not but think, as I have often remarked to others, that much more of true religion consists in deep humility, brokenness of heart, and an abasing sense of barrenness and want of grace and holiness than most who are called Christians imagine

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Once more, Never think that you can live to God by your own power or strength; but always look to and rely on him for assistance, yea, for all strength and grace.

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When you cease from labour, fill up your time in reading, meditation, and prayer: and while your hands are labouring, let your heart be employed, as much as possible, in divine thoughts.

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I am more weary of life, I think, than ever I was.

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We are a long time in learning that all our strength and salvation is in God.

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I fear God never showed mercy to one so vile as I.

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I care not where I go, or how I live, or what I endure so that I may save souls. When I sleep I dream of them; when I awake they are first in my thoughts.

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I longed to be a flame of fire continually glowing in the divine service and building up of Christ's kingdom to my last and dying breath.

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The Lord help me to press after God forever

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Oh, how precious is time! And how guilty it makes me feel when I think I have trifled away and misimproved it, or neglected to fill up each part of it with duty to the utmost of my ability and capacity

— David Brainerd

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

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