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Submission to Divine Providence in the Death of Children

Recommended and inforced, in a sermon preached at Northampton, on the death of a very amiable and hopeful child, about five year

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Published: 1740
Language: English
Wordcount: 13,554 / 45 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 46.2
LoC Category: BV
Downloads: 408
Added to site: 2008.07.22
mnybks.net#: 21565
Genre: Religion
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Answer to her Husband, when he had examined into the Reason of her intended Journey, as probably not knowing of the sad Breach which had been made: She said, It is well[r]; which was a civil way of intimating her Desire that he would not ask any more particular Questions. But I cannot see any Reason to restrain the Words to this Meaning alone: We have ground to believe, from the Piety she expressed in her first Regards to Elisha, and the Opportunities which she had of improving in Religion by the frequent Converse of that holy Man, that when she used this Language, she intended thereby to express her Resignation to the Divine Will in what had lately pass'd: And this might be the Meaning of her Heart, (tho' one ignorant of the Particulars of her Case, might not fully understand it from such ambiguous Words; ) "It is well on the whole. Though my Family be afflicted, we are afflicted in Faithfulness; tho' my dear Babe be dead, yet my Heavenly Father is just, and he is good in all. He

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