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The Power of Faith Exemplified In The Life And Writings Of The Late Mrs. Isabella Graham.   By:

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THE POWER OF FAITH,

EXEMPLIFIED IN

THE LIFE AND WRITINGS OF THE LATE MRS. ISABELLA GRAHAM.

A NEW EDITION, ENRICHED BY HER NARRATIVE OF HER HUSBAND'S DEATH, AND OTHER SELECT CORRESPONDENCE

The fear of the Lord is the instruction of wisdom; and before honor is humility. The Lord will destroy the house of the proud; but he will establish the border of the widow. PROV. 15:25, 33.

PUBLISHED BY THE AMERICAN TRACT SOCIETY, 150 NASSAU STREET, NEW YORK: 28 CORNHILL, BOSTON.

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1843, by JOANNA BETHUNE, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Copyright transferred to the American Tract Society.

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER I.

EARLY LIFE RESIDENCE IN CANADA.

Foundation of the excellence of her character Birth Education Conversion Marriage Voyage to Quebec Doddridge's Rise and Progress Residence at Montreal and Fort Niagara Sails for Antigua 1742 1772, .................. 7

CHAPTER II.

RESIDENCE AT ANTIGUA DR. GRAHAM'S DEATH.

Dr. Graham called to St. Vincents His safe return State of his mind Death of Mrs. Graham's mother Letter describing the death of Dr. Graham Kindness of Dr. H. Reflections Letters to Mrs. Grandidier and to her father Departure for Scotland 1773 1775, ............................ 22

CHAPTER III.

RETURN TO SCOTLAND SCHOOL AT EDINBURGH.

Perilous voyage Trust in God Return to Cartside Care of her father Residence at Paisley Depressed circumstances Peace in God Singular investment and result School in Edinburgh Friends Benevolence to poor tradesmen Dancing Letter of Lady Glenorchy Origin of the Society for the Relief of the Destitute Sick Death and character of Lady Glenorchy Letter to a daughter Visit to Cartside and Paisley Reposes all upon Christ Removal to New York Devotional exercises 1776 1789, ................... 54

CHAPTER IV.

SCHOOL IN NEW YORK DEATH OF HER PASTOR, DR. JOHN MASON LAST NEWS OF HER SON.

Voyage and reception at New York Marriage of Mrs. Stevenson Anxiety for her son He escapes a press gang Confidence in God Sickness and death of her pastor, Dr. John Mason His character Dr. John M. Mason installed pastor Devotional exercises Letter to A.D. Letter to her son Last intelligence of him Reflections 1789 1794, ............ 82

CHAPTER V.

DEATH OF HER DAUGHTER FIRST MISSIONARY SOCIETY IN NEW YORK.

Marriage of Mrs. Bethune Death of Mrs. Stevenson Strong consolation Singular receipts and liberality Devotional exercises Anniversary of her daughter's birth and death First Missionary Society in New York Reflections Acquaintance with Mrs. C near Boston Letter and devotional exercises 1795 1797, ............................. 115

CHAPTER VI.

FORMATION OF THE WIDOWS' SOCIETY CLOSE OF HER SCHOOL.

Rise of the Widows' Society First monthly missionary prayer meeting Letter to a young man on joining the church The Essay on Man Marriage of Mrs. Smith Close of her school Labors for widows and the poor Letters to Mrs. C. The yellow fever Death of Washington Devotional exercises 1797 1800, ... Continue reading book >>




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