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Now seeing this is the case, why should we not take care to be happy after death? Why should we spend our whole lives in sinning against God; and be miserable in this world, and in the world to come? If we do thus, we shall certainly be the greatest fools. We shall be slaves here, and slaves for ever. We -41- Jupiter Hammon cannot plead to great temptations to neglect religion as others. Riches and honours which drown the greater part of mankind, who have the gospel, in perdition, can be little or no temptations to us.
I had 5 new communicants. 31 Actual Communicants among whome 5 Negroe men & 2 women in my Parish about 65 Communicants. -31- Francis Le Jau Being uncertain whether my last Letter came to your hands I take this Liberty to insert in this that the number of the Baptized in this Parish from Janry to July 1713 was 11 among whom a Gentleman and Gentlewoman & four Negroe Women, 2 Marriages no Burial, 3 new Communicants, actual Communicants on whitesunday 32 Communicants in all 60. Since the first of this month I baptized an old Sensible Negroe Man upon his death bed, and three Negroe children, and all of them with their masters consent some more come to me.
But this, my dear brethren, is by no means the greatest thing we have to be concerned about. Getting our liberty in this world is nothing to our having the liberty of the children of God. Now the Bible tells us that we are all, by nature, sinners; that we are slaves to sin and Satan, and that unless we are converted, or born again, we must be miserable for ever. Christ says, except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God; and all that do not see the kingdom of God, must be in the kingdom of darkness.