” Further, Take heed that you faithfully perform the business you have to do in the world, from a regard to the commands of God, and not from an ambitious desire of being esteemed better than others. “


” I am an old sinner, and if God had designed mercy for me, he would have called me home to himself before now. “


” I bless God for this retirement: I never was more thankful for any thing than I have been of late for the necessity I am under of self-denial in many respects. “


” I fear God never showed mercy to one so vile as I. “


” I have a secret thought from some things I have observed, that God may perhaps design you for some singular service in the world. “


” I have withstood the power of convictions a long time, and therefore I fear I shall be finally left of God. “


” If you hope for happiness in the world, hope for it from God, and not from the world. “


” 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. “


” Once more, Never think that you can live to God by your own power or strength, but always look to and rely on him for assistance, yea, for all strength and grace. “


” The all-seeing eye of God beheld our deplorable state, infinite pity touched the heart of the Father of mercies, and infinite wisdom laid the plan of our recovery. “


” We should always look upon ourselves as God’s servants, placed in God’s world, to do his work, and accordingly labour faithfully for him, not with a design to grow rich and great, but to glorify God, and do all the good we possibly can. “


” We are a long time in learning that all our strength and salvation is in God. “



All 12 David Brainerd Quotes about God in picture


Further, Take heed that you faithfully perform the business you have to do in the world, from a regard to the commands of God, and not from an ambitious desire of being esteemed better than others.
I am an old sinner, and if God had designed mercy for me, he would have called me home to himself before now.
I bless God for this retirement: I never was more thankful for any thing than I have been of late for the necessity I am under of self-denial in many respects.
I fear God never showed mercy to one so vile as I.
I have a secret thought from some things I have observed, that God may perhaps design you for some singular service in the world.
I have withstood the power of convictions a long time, and therefore I fear I shall be finally left of God.
If you hope for happiness in the world, hope for it from God, and not from the world.
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.
Once more, Never think that you can live to God by your own power or strength, but always look to and rely on him for assistance, yea, for all strength and grace.
The all-seeing eye of God beheld our deplorable state, infinite pity touched the heart of the Father of mercies, and infinite wisdom laid the plan of our recovery.
We should always look upon ourselves as God
We are a long time in learning that all our strength and salvation is in God.

Topics: