A Journal of a Voyage from London to Savannah in Georgia

A Journal of a Voyage from London to Savannah in Georgia

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1738 edition. Excerpt: ...went on Deck; but furely a more noble, ' awful Sight my Eyes never yet beheld! for the Waves rose more than Mountain high, and sometimes came on the Quarter-Deck. I 'endeavoured all the while to magnify God, for thus making his Power to be known: And then creeping on my Knees (for I knew not how to go otherwise) I followed my Friend H. between Decks, and fung Psalms and comforted the poor wet People. After this, I read, Prayers in the great Cabin; but we were obliged to fit all the while. Then thinking I should be capable of doing no_ thing, I laid myself across the Chair reading; but God was so good, so to assist me by his Spirit, that though Things Were tumbling, the Ship rocking, and Persons salling down unable to stand, and sick about me; yet I never was more chearsul in my Lise, and was enabled, though in the midst of Company, to finish a Sermon before I went to Bed, which I had begun a few Days before: So greatly was God's Strength magnified in my Weakness! Praise the LORD', O my Soul, and all that is within me praise his holy Name! Thursday, February i6. Did as usual in the Ship; only instead of Catechising, examined into the Proficiency of my Friend H's Scholars; gave them proper Encouragement, as I saw they wanted; and had Hppes some of them would hecome living Members of Jesus Christ. Joined with those at Night, who set apart this Day as a Day of Fasting and Humiliation, to deprecate the Judgments our National Sins deserve. Lord, hear our Prayers, and let cur Cry come unto thee, Friday, February 17. Read Prayers, expounded the Lessons, and proceeded in my Explanation of the Catechism to the Women: Expounded Part of the Lord's Prayer, after Evening Prayer, in the great Cabin; and intend, after this is done, to go on with the Creed and...show more

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  • Paperback | 24 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 64g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236678214
  • 9781236678218