Memoir of Catharine Brown: A Christian Indian of the Cherokee Nation

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Crocker and Brewster, 1825 - 144 من الصفحات
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This 1825 volume provides an interesting perspective of a converted Cherokee tribeswoman. The biographer writes down Catharine Brown's story in hopes that "it will invigorate the efforts of the friends of missions in their benevolent attempts to send the Gospel of Jesus Christ to all nations."

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الصفحة 92 - And let us not be weary in well-doing ; for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.
الصفحة 104 - Fly fearless through death's iron gate, Nor feel the terrors as she passed ! 4 Jesus can make a dying bed Feel soft as downy pillows are, While on His breast I lean my head, And breathe my life out sweetly there I MERTON.
الصفحة 38 - Ought I not to praise the Lord for what I have received, and trust Him for every thing? O yes, his ways are best, and he has graciously promised, that "all things shall work together for good to them that love him.
الصفحة 104 - WHY should we start and fear to die ! What timorous worms we mortals are ! Death is the gate of endless joy, And yet we dread to enter there.
الصفحة 92 - God. and feels willing that he should do with him as seemeth good in his sight. My brother David, when we look back and see what the Lord has done for our family in the course of a few years, O let us call upon our souls, and all that is within us, to praise our God for his great blessings to us.
الصفحة 25 - For the children of Israel shall abide many days without a king, and without a prince, and without a sacrifice, and without an image, and without an ephod, and without teraphim: afterward shall the children of Israel return, and seek the Lord their God, and David their king; and shall fear the Lord and his goodness in the latter days.
الصفحة 18 - It was, however, manifest,-' says Mr. Kingsbury, "that, with all her gentleness and apparent modesty, she had a high opinion of herself, and was fond of displaying the clothing and ornaments, in which she was arrayed. At our first interview, I was impressed with the idea...
الصفحة 66 - Doubtless she was not backward, with the meekness of humility aijd with the earnestness of affection, to warn and exhort. And she had the joy of beholding her father, mother, a brother, and two or three sisters, unitedly seeking the pardon of their sins, and that peace, which the world giveth not. After a suitable trial, and due instruction, all these her relatives, with others of their countrymen, publicly professed faith in Christ, and were united to his visible Church. It is gratifying to be able...
الصفحة 69 - ... contribute to their happiness, was considered a burden; and her plans were readily yielded to theirs, however great the sacrifice to her feelings. The spiritual interests of the family lay near her heart, and she sometimes spent whole evenings in conversation with them on religious subjects. "Before our arrival, she had established a weekly prayer-meeting with the female members of the family, which was also improved as an opportunity for reading the word of God, and conversing upon its important...
الصفحة 14 - It is pleasing to observe here, that her moral character was ever irreproachable. This is the more remarkable, considering the looseness of manners then prevalent among the females of her nation, and the temptations to which she was exposed, when, during the war with the Creek Indians, the army of the United States was stationed near her father's residence. Were it proper to narrate some well authenticated facts, with reference to this part of her history, the mind of the reader would be filled with...

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