Of Plymouth Plantation by William Bradford PDF Print E-mail
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of plymouth plantation

 

This book is a firsthand account of the life of the Pilgrims at Plymouth Plantation written by the governor of Plymouth himself, William Bradford. Through painstaking details, Bradford relates the many hardships they endured through famine, sickness, attacks, slander, deceit, betrayal, fraud and embezzlement, many at the hands of those who were supposed to be helping them. Yet through all their trials, the Pilgrims saw the Hand of God at work as they constantly reiterated: “It pleased God to …” These testimonies were not only incredible but also inspiring, for we could clearly see God’s hand molding this body of believers for the arduous task of forging a nation under His hand. Although this book can be tedious at times, it is imperative for understanding how the trials our forefathers went through were used to bring about a mighty nation under God.