Daniel Muir [Sr.]
Daniel [H. Muir]
We are much revived in our little church and we are all praying for each other digly read the Isa 55. prayerfully read the Bible much we cannot be benefited by it if we do not know it. And having food & raiment let us their with be content, mind not high things but condisend to man of low estates do not seek the honour that comes of man but that which comes of god. Their is nothing in the world but vanity and vexation of Spirit and the love of money is root of all evil which some have coveted & have thereby [illegible]ced themselves through with many sorrows, Try to mix with good company as much as possible & keep out of bad thing. Keep Faith & a good conscience for Christ hath died for us leaving us a good example that we should follow his steps. Keep all his commandments give up all rash gudging evil speaking, back biting whispering and do to others as you would like them to do unto you, Trust not to anything you can do or have done for Salvation but only to what Christ hath done & to what he has promised to do in you by his Sirit in Subdincing an your corruptions keep always humbling views of yourself & seek all your goodness in Christ black with sin in yourself but white by Christ impated righteousness in him, let him work all your works in you by his Spirits power and then your works will be well for there is imperfection in our own wisdom. righteous sanctification etc but all perfection in Christs I think if you had Christ and a good farm to make your bread upon you would be supplied the best I will either have to sell my farm or let it, there is nothing doing on it now receive all our loves & write soon (all well) love to [illegible]) Daniel Muir.
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