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Count Zinzendorf and the Moravian and Indian occupancy of the Wyoming Valley, (Pa.)

1742-1763.

by Frederick C. Johnson

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Published in [Wilkes-Barre? Pa.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Zinzendorf, Nicolaus Ludwig, Graf von, 1700-1760,
  • Moravians in Pennsylvania,
  • Wyoming Valley (Pa.) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Frederick C. Johnson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF157.W9 J5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64, [2] p.
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23291475M
    LC Control Number04022375
    OCLC/WorldCa5371835

    The latter then told him how he had borne him upon his heart for three-quarters of a year together, but did not feel at liberty to speak with him, until incited to it in a particular manner the day before. Then fatigued from his journey, Christian Henry lay down and slept, unafraid of the chief. No one present could tell exactly what happened on that Wednesday morning, 13 August at the specially called Communion service. On Sunday, 10 August, Pastor Rothe, while leading the service at Herrnhut, was overwhelmed by the power of the Lord about noon. Residents of Herrnhut were required to sign a pledge to abide by these Biblical principals.

    These were to be informal gatherings having simplicity, warmth, and the open sharing of the joy and fellowship in the Lamb. This was so in Herrnhut. He became determined to evangelize the world with a handful of saints, equipped only with a burning love for Jesus and the power of prayer. Feeling the need for such a relationship among the Christians in Herrnhut, he grouped all the community together by sex, age, and marital status. Christian Ignatius La Trobe.

    The chief said that once a preacher came to their tribe and proved to them that there was a God. Prayer precedes Pentecost. But in consequence of [harboring] hostility towards a brother, he lost his confidence in the Saviour, his love for the members of the church, and became gloomy and melancholy. The earlier stations were in the East, the later stations in the West.


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Count Zinzendorf and the Moravian and Indian occupancy of the Wyoming Valley, (Pa.) by Frederick C. Johnson Download PDF Ebook

Zinzendorf forgave those who book criticized him or the church in Herrnhut. He believed, according to the Scriptures, that each one should not be satisfied merely with his private praying, reading, singing, and speaking, but that his gift from God should be exercised to build up the church.

Because he agreed with the basic eighteenth century view that men must remain superior to women, his reasons why some Moravian women had to govern carried more weight. However, if the illness appeared to stem from natural causes alone, Zinzendorf felt that personal care for the individual was at least as important as medicine, and therefore encouraged the brothers and sisters to care for the believers in their sicknesses.

Further Reading There are as yet no book-length studies book English that focus on Moravian women, but several books discuss women's position in Moravian society as part of more general studies.

In the evening I went very unwillingly to a society in Aldersgate Street, where one was reading Luther's preface to the Epistle to the Romans. Smaby, Beverly. Although he spoke with little preparation for any given message, it was his strong conviction that one who preaches must be exclusively occupied with the things of God.

This same ambivalence meant that his successors could buttress their limitations of women's roles with some of Zinzendorf's own statements, but if Zinzendorf could have visited Moravian settlements thirty years after his death, no doubt he would have regretted the loss of female leadership.

Many footnotes on the Montour Family. They were not dismayed in reflecting on the smallness of their means and abilities, and that they hardly knew their way to the heathen whose salvation they so ardently longed for, nor by the prospect of enduring hardships of every kind and even perhaps the loss of their lives in the attempt.

On 5 August, the Count spent the whole night in prayer with about twelve or fourteen others following a large meeting for prayer at midnight where great emotion prevailed.

Zinzendorf, the human leader, was 27, which was about the average age of the group. Zinzendorf and the three people on either side of him sat in chairs with higher, wider backs than others at the table.

They had quit judging each other because they had become convinced, each one, of his lack of worth in the sight of God and each felt himself at this Communion to be view of the noble countenance of the Saviour.

Peter Boehler had told him: "If I had a thousand tongues, I would praise Jesus with every one of them. He answered, "By no means. No soldiers of the cross have ever been bolder as pioneers, more patient or persistent in difficulties, more heroic in suffering, or more entirely devoted to Christ and the souls of men than the Moravian Brother-hood.

But all Zinzendorf's thinking also focused on missionary outreach and renewal.

Zinzendorf, Nikolaus Ludwig von (1700

Zinzendorf described it Count Zinzendorf and the Moravian and Indian occupancy of the Wyoming Valley 'a sense of the nearness of Christ' given Count Zinzendorf and the Moravian and Indian occupancy of the Wyoming Valley everyone present, and also to others of their community who were working elsewhere at the time.

Furthermore, most of the correspondence with government officials is written in English. It depicts a session of the Moravian synod held at Herrnhut in Zinzendorf did receive a "sizeable" inheritance inbut by then most of his life had passed by.

This experience became valuable in helping others with similar problems.Count Nikolaus von Zinzendorf was a landowner and nobleman in Moravia (modern day Germany) in the early ’s. The Church of the day had gone years since the reformation and many ‘traditions’ had grown “tired” and the Church was lacking in life.

References Used - Count Zinzendorf by John R Weinlick Count Zinzendorf by Felix Bovet, History of the Moravian Church by J. Taylor Hamilton and Kenneth G Hamilton, Power from on High by John Greenfield The Connecticut Evangelical Magazine, Vol.

1 July - JuneThe Progress of World-Wide Missions by Robert H. Glover. Links. Hymns by Ludwig von Zinzendorf. The Moravian Studies Bibliography at the Moravian Theological Seminary provides access to the “Leading Historical Figures in the Moravian Tradition,” including Zinzendorf.

In History of the Moravian Church, J. E. Hutton describes Zinzendorf’s role in mission history (Book Two, Chapter VI: The Foreign Missions and Their Influence).Alexander Glitsch pdf John W.

Pdf, June 2,MissIndMAB. Also see Frederick C. Johnson, Count Zinzendorf and the Moravian and Indian Occupancy of the Wyoming Valley, (Pa.), – (Wilkes-Barre, Pa., ), 45; Loskiel, History of the Mission, pt. 2, pp. 30– The wampum belt gifted by Shikellamy to Zinzendorf is believed.Mar 04,  · 4 Lessons to Learn from Count Nicolaus von Zinzendorf and the Moravian Mission - Seedbed Bible study and small group resources for pastors and Weselyan churches.Mar 01,  · Christian Ebook and Witness: Count Zinzendorf's Ebook Speeches (Princeton Theological Monograph Series Book ) Count Zinzendorf and the Moravian and Indian Occupancy of the Wyoming Valley, (Pa.), by Frederick C Johnson | Aug 25, Hardcover A History of the Moravian Church: The Unitas Fratrum or the Unity of the.