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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.
It is remarkable that God began this work among the Indians at a time when I had the least hope, and to my apprehension the least rational prospect of success.
I love to live alone in my own little cottage, where I can spend much time in prayer, etc
We are a long time in learning that all our strength and salvation is in God.
I have withstood the power of convictions a long time; and therefore I fear I shall be finally left of God.
Oh, how precious is time, and how it pains me to see it slide away, while I do so little to any good purpose.
My disorder has been attended with several symptoms of a consumption; and I have been at times apprehensive that my great change was at hand: yet blessed be God, I have never been affrighted; but, on the contrary, at times much delighted with a view of its approach.
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