William Stoughton Quote

God sifted a whole nation that he might send choice grain over into this wilderness.


Election Sermon at Boston, April 29, 1669. Compare: "God had sifted three kingdoms to find the wheat for this planting", Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Courtship of Miles Standish, iv.

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God sifted a whole nation that he might send choice grain over into this wilderness.

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God sifted a whole nation that he might send choice grain over into this wilderness.

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God sifted a whole nation that he might send choice grain over into this wilderness.

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God sifted a whole nation that he might send choice grain over into this wilderness.