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Dinsdale, Matthew / Matthew Dinsdale papers, 1836-1897: Folder 3

Elm Hill Monday 28th Feby 1853 PDF (2.8 MB)


 Elm Hill Monday 28th ____ 1853
My Dear _________/
 In asking a question
which you will find in some form before I
conclude this letter, I am but acting accordingly
to my conviction of what Divine providence
would have me do. I firmly beleive that
God governs and directs in human affairs,
and that He intersts Himself in what may be
termed small matters. How much more in those
of the highest moment. I have sought unto God,
in all things, ever since I learned to trust Him.
It is of course possible for the most carefull to mistake
the _________ of providence, but if we are sincere
and faithful, we can not have the after mis-
givings that might follow from carelessness.
Even a disappointment under these circumstances
is bearable. Christian contentment can only be
enjoyed when the will of GOd is done.
Ever since my first visit to Park Field I have
felt an interest in you; and you have been
very much the subject of my thoughts and
prayers. I am sure I shall never forget

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