They Expect Too Much of Me

Get a FREE ebook of Family Prayers from Proverbs! * indicates required Email Address * First Name * Last Name What’s your primary interest in this subscription? American history Building my faith in God Learning about God’s Law To Jane Mecom DEAR SISTER, New York, May 30, 1757. I have before me yours of the …

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Old Folks and Old Trees

Get a FREE ebook of Family Prayers from Proverbs! * indicates required Email Address * First Name * Last Name What’s your primary interest in this subscription? American history Building my faith in God Learning about God’s Law To Jane Mecom Dear Sister New York, April 19. 1757 I wrote a few Lines to you …

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Heat and Cold

To John Lining Sir, New-York, April 14. 1757. It is a long Time since I had the Pleasure of a Line from you. And indeed the Troubles of our Country, with the Hurry of Business, I have been engag’d in on that Account, have made me so bad a Correspondent, that I ought not to …

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We Are Spirits

To Elizabeth Hubbart DEAR CHILD, PHILADELPHIA, February 22, 1756. I condole with you, we have lost a most dear and valuable relation, but it is the will of God and Nature that these mortal bodies be laid aside, when the soul is to enter into real life; ’tis rather an embrio state, a preparation for …

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A Parable on Brotherly Love

1 In those days there was no Worker of Iron in all the Land, And the Merchants of Midian passed by with their Camels, bearing Spices, and Myrrh, and Balm, and Wares of Iron. And Reuben bought an Ax from the Ishmaelite Merchants, which he prized highly, for there were none in his Father’s house. …

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