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THE

WORKS

OF

PRESIDENT EDWARDS,

IN EIGHT VOLUMES.

VOLUME III.

CONTAINING,

1. A NARRATIVE OF THE SURPRISING COUNT OF HIS METHOD OF LEARNINO
WORK OF GOD, IN THE CONVERSION THE INDIAN LANGUAGE, AND or
OF MANY HUNDRED SOULS, IN AND INSTRUCTING THE INDIANS.-THIRD
ABOUT NORTHAMPTON.

APPENDIX-CONTAINING HIS BRIEF
11. THE LIFE AND DIARY OF THE REV. ACCOUNT OF THE ENDEAVOURS USED
DAVID BRAINERD, WITH NUTES AND BY THE MISSIONARIES OF THE SOCI-
REFLECTIONS.

ETY IN SCOTLAND, FOR PROPAGAT-
III. MR. BRAINERD'S JOURNAL IN TWO INO CHRISTIAN KNOWLEDGE.
PARTS.

V. MR. BRAINERD'S REMAINS, CONTAIN-
IV FIRST APPENDIX-CONTAINING HIS ING LETTERS AND OTHER PAPERS.
GENERAL REMASKS ON THE DOC. | VI. A SERMON PREACHED AT THE OR-
TRINES PREACHED, WITH THEIR EX DINATION OF MR BRAINERD, BY
TRAORDINARY EFFECTS, &c.-SECOND E. PEMBERTON, A. M.
APPENDIX-CONTAINING AN AC- || VII. REFLECTIONS AND OBSERVATIONS,

LEEDS:

PRINTED BY EDWARD BAINES,

FOR THE EDITORS; CONDER, BUCKLERSBURY; BUTTON, PATERNOSTER-ROW;
WILLIAMS AND SMITH, STATIONERS'-COURT; BAYNES, PATERNOSTER-
ROW; NUNX, QUEEN-STREET, AND JONES, PATERNOSTER-ROW,
LONDON; AND FOB BAINES, AND HEATON, LEEDS; WILSOX
AND SPENCE, YORK; GUTHRIE AND TAIT, EDINBURGH ;
M. OGLE, GLASGOW ; CROOKES, ROTHERHAM;

ABEL, NORTHAMPTON;
AND MR. FARRAND, 185, MARKET-PLACE, PHILADELPHIA.

1807.

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NARRATIVE OF CONVERSIONS.

PACE

PREFACE ; . . . .

SECT, 1. A general introductory statement

11. Manner of conversion various, yet bearing a great analogy 23

111. This work further illustrated in particular instances

LIFE AND DIARY OF THE REV. DAVID BRAINERD.

PART I. From his birth to the time when he began to study for the Ministry 81

II. From his beginning to study, till bis being examined and licensed

to preach

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III. From his being licensed to preach, till he was appointed Mis-

sionary to the Indians .

115

IV. From bis appointment, to his entrance on the mission at Kau-

naumeek

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128

V. From his beginning to instruct the Indians, to his ordination 140

VI. From his ordination, till he began to preach to the Indians at

Crosweeksung, where he had his most remarkable success 185

VII. Return from his last journey to Susquahangah in a consump-

tion, whereof he died .

225

VIII. From his return to Susquahannah till his death

Mr. BRAINERD'S JOURNAL IN TWO PARTS.

PART I. The rise and progress of a remarkable work of grace, &c.

Preface

317

From A. D. 1745-June 19 to Nov. 14, at Crosweeksung and

Forks of Delaware . . . . .

319

II. From A. D. 1745--Nov. 24 to June 19, 1746, do. .

364

FIRST APPENDIX.

Sect. 1. The doctrine preached to the Indians

415

11. Morality, sobriety, and external duties promoted by preaching

Christ crucified

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418

111. Continuance, renewal, and quickness of the work

iv. But little appearance of false religion .

425

SECOND APPENDIX.

Introduction

433

SECT. I. His method of learning the Indian language

434

11,

instructing the Indians . .

436

III. Difficulties attending the Christianizing the Indians.-First

difficulty, Their rooted aversion to Christianity . 440

iv. Second difficulty, To convey divine truths to their understand-

ing, and to gain their assent

v. Third difficulty, Their inconvenient situations, savage manners,

and unhappy method of living

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