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The Life and Diary of David Brainerd, Missionary to the Indians (The Works of Jonathan Edwards)

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The Life and Diary of David Brainerd, Missionary to the Indians (The Works of Jonathan Edwards) Paperback – September 3, by Jonathan Edwards (Author), David Brainerd (Contributor) out of 5 stars 6 ratings See all formats and editions/5(6).

It's hard to describe how one book can fill all these needs but I think it's because David Brainerd writes so movingly of both his highs and lows as missionary to the Indians in the s. Here he is on a good day: "This morning.I felt a sweet longing in my soul after holiness/5().

The Life and Diary of David Brainerd - Missionary to the Indians (Jonathan Edwards Collection Book 2) - Kindle edition by Edwards, Jonathan.

Religion & Spirituality Kindle /5(6). Other than the Bible, The Life and Diary of David Brainerd is the most important book I have ever read.

My meager 5-star rating and review hardly do it justice. This is not an easy book to read, for a host of reasons. For some, the eighteenth-century language will present a challenge (but oh, is it beautiful)/5. Frail, prone to depression, Brainerd was an unlikely candidate for missionary work.

Yet in the 18th century, he converted hundreds of Native Americans thorugh his example of self-denial, commitment to prayer, and devotion to Christ. Edited by Jonathan Edwards, Brainerd's firsthand account chronicles his amazing ministry-one that continues to shape today's missions.5/5(3).

Though David Brainerd was troubled by depression and self-doubt all his short life, his devotion to Christ and the gospel have inspired countless missionaries, pastors, and Christians of every walk -- including the godly Robert Murray M'Cheyne and Henry Martyn/5(). It is fit the reader should be aware, that what Mr.

Brainerd wrote in his diary, out of which the following account of his life is chiefly taken, was written only for his own private use, Missionary to the Indians book not to get honour and applause in the world, nor with any design that the world should ever see it, either while he lived or after his death; excepting some few things that he wrote in a dying state, after he had been.

David Brainerd was an 18th Century American missionary of Reformed beliefs. We say American but Brainerd lived before the Declaration of Independence and so, like his contemporaries, thought of himself chiefly as an Englishman.

The struggle between the colonial powers of England, France, and The Life and Diary of David Brainerd raged throughout his lifetime.

Life and Diary of David Brainerd [Edwards, Jonathan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Life and Diary of David Brainerd book can fill all these needs but I think it's because David Brainerd writes so movingly of both his highs and lows as missionary to the Indians in the s: Between and his death in David Brainerd took the gospel to the North American Indians of New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts.

He willingly ran any risk and accepted any hardship to fulfill his calling as a missionary.

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The amount of work which he achieved in such unpromising and difficult circumstances now seems almost incredible. ‎ DESCRIPTION David Brainerd (–) was an American missionary to the Native Americans who had a particularly fruitful ministry among the Delaware Indians of New Jersey.

During his short life he was beset by many difficulties. As /5(7). David Brainerd, (born ApHaddam, Conn. [U.S.]—died Oct.

9,Northampton, Mass.), Presbyterian missionary to the Seneca and Delaware Indians of New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania (–47). He gained posthumous fame through the publication of his diary by Jonathan Edwards, the Massachusetts religious philosopher.

David Brainerd (Ap – October 9, ) was an American missionary to the Native Americans who had a particularly fruitful ministry among the Delaware Indians of New Jersey. During his short life he was beset by many difficulties. As a result, his biography has become a source of inspiration and encouragement to many Christians.

David Brainerd, an early missionary to the American Indians in New York, New Jersey, and eastern Pennsylvania, died in at the age of twenty-nine at the home of his long-time friend and 5/5(1).

‎THE LIFE OF DAVID BRAINERD () - written by Jonathan Edwards, this classic follows Brainerd's journals as he sought to be a missionary among Native Indians in America.

Despite many difficulties, he persevered in prayer and eventually saw a tremendous move of God among them. This book has ins 5/5(1).

The Life and Diary of David Brainerd edited by Jonathan Edwards; with a biographical sketch of the life and work of Jonathan Edwards by Philip E.

Howard, Jr. Grand Rapids, Mich: Baker Book House, See more recommended Missionary biographies. Founded in The mission of SermonIndex is the preservation and propagation of classical Biblical preaching and the promotion of Christ-centered revival to this generation.

David Brainerd () was an American missionary to the Native Americans who had a particularly fruitful ministry among the Delaware Indians of New Jersey. During his short life he was beset by many difficulties.

As a result, his biography has become a source of inspiration and encouragement Brand:   David Brainerd: Missionary, Man of Prayer, Mighty Spiritual Influence avid Brainerd was a missionary to the Indians in his 20’s.

Although he died when he and his years as a missionary were brief, his ministry has dramatically impacted the lives. David Brainerd was a Puritan of Puritans. Schooled in Calvinist theology, every word thought and deed was all for the glory and majesty of God.

Brainerd was a missionary sent to the Red Indians (Native Americans) in Pennsylvania, USA during the 18th century. His following book, which is pages long, wasn’t an easy one to read through.

Book Review Taken from Jonathan Edwards' edited versions of David Brainerd's Diary and Journal, this compilation makes available a "fairly complete" record of the self-denying life and strenuous labors of David Brainerd as he presented the gospel to American Indians. () was an early American missionary whose selfless life of.

David Brainerd's recorded life speaks my heart and breath--my longings for my heavenly home. This is a must read for all as it washes away the deceiving beguilement of trendy Christianity.

Traveling through his pages of life, you witness his true mission that of only knowing Christ and Him crucified, 1 Corinthians /5(5). ‎David Brainerd (–) was an American missionary to the Native Americans who had a particularly fruitful ministry among the Delaware Indians of New Jersey.

During his short life he was beset by many difficulties. As a result, his biography has become a source of inspiration and encouragement to 4/5(1). About the Author David Brainerd (–) was an American missionary to the Native Americans who had a particularly fruitful ministry among the Delaware Indians of New Jersey.

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During his short life he was beset by many s: David Brainerd’s most popular book is The Life and Diary of David Brainerd.

David Brainerd, Missionary to the Indians, from the Society in Scotland, for Propagating Christian Knowledge: Who Died at Northampton, in New-England, October 9,in the 30th Year of His Age by.

Unswerving in his purpose after being converted to Christ, Brainerd endured many disappointments and hardships in order to take the gospel to the American Indians. The Life and Diary of David Brainerd is a challenging insight into the life of a man greatly used by God, one whose writings can be read with great spiritual benefit.

- Back cover. THE Journal having been so much referred to in the Life and Diary, and being originally a part of the Diary itself, this work would be very imperfect without it. the Work of a Missionary among the Indians: By DAVID BRAINERD, Minister of the Gospel, and Missionary from the said Society.

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Brainerd, David. Memoirs of the Rev. David Brainerd, Missionary to the Indians on the border of New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania; Chiefly taken from his own Diary, by Jonathan Edwards.

Including his journal, now the first time incorporated with the rest of his diary, in a regula chronological series, by Serene Edwards Dwight.

Taken from Jonathan Edwards's edited versions of David Brainerd's 'Diary' and 'Journal', this compilation makes available a 'fairly complete' record of the self-denying life and strenuous labors of David Brainerd as he presented the gospel to American Indians.

--This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition/5(81). He would tra miles on horseback. One small compelling book — David Brainerd's Journal which he kept from Jto Jplus his diaries of his days before and after this time are still used of God today to inspire and convict the Christian world in the matter of Christian service.

This book, edited by Jonathan Edwards, American's greatest theologian, has inspired missionaries and preachers since its publication in Indeed, John Wesley, Brainerd's contemporary, urges 'Let every preacher read carefully over the Life of David Brainerd'.

This is Edwards' most reprinted : Benediction Books.Information mostly taken from "The Life and Diary of David Brainerd" by Jonathan Edwards, and John Piper's biography on David Brainerd (nggo.David Brainerd was Christian missionary to the Native Americans, particularly among the Delaware Indians of New Jersey.

His posthumously-published biography has become a source of inspiration and encouragement to many Christians, especially missionaries/5.