Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Absent from the Body -- Present with the Lord

But all was not ‘gloom and doom’ from Edwards. He also preached the joys of the redeemed in heaven. This is one such sermon which he preached on the occasion of the funeral of the Rev. Mr. David Brainerd, Missionary to the Indians. Brainerd died October 9, 1747, at 30 years of age, possibly of Tuberculosis.

To read the funeral sermon by Jonathan Edwards, HERE’S THE LINK

And to read more about David Brainerd HERE’S THE LINK