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David Brainerd was born in about April 20, 1718 to Hezekiah Brainerd, Esq, along with Dorothy Hobart. He had four brothers and four sisters. Most of his brothers ended up at the ministry, although those that did not were respectable upright folks. David's dad died when he was nine and his mother died five decades later when David was two, so at a very young David was fatherless and motherless.1 David was always a type of person inclined to be sadness. He was always a spiritual person. He made certain that he did everything right, because he had been afraid of death. He performed all the duties of faith without a real conversion.2 Then, in 1738, David moved to live with a man called Rev. Mr. Fiske. It was here that David maintained a normal schedule of spiritual things. He read the complete many times through in less than a year, and Rev. Fiske gave him the counselor, as he put it to: вЂњwholly abandon young companion, and connect myself with tomb elderly people.вЂќ3 David took the information to heart. Even after Mr. Fiske's death, David continued to be quite spiritual.4 Then 1 day after he was twentyone, he suddenly felt that he had the anger of God about him. He realized that his sin wasn't forgiven, he had been only doing good works and religious things to compose the difference. While he realized that, he still thought that his great works would still accounts for his great. He cried and prayed but couldn't get anywhere. He even set a time to quickly, but still God did not seem to get the job done. All the while God was softening David's heart, David was with a issue with self-confidence. He was convinced that the works and the religious things which he did were likely to assist him.5 Finally on July 12, 1739, David, after praying all day...