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L'I F E, TRA V E L S,
WORK OF THE MINISTRY
SAMUEL BOWN AS,
RE-PRINTED BY DAN ZET, LAWRENCE,
FOR HENRY AND JOHN F. HÚLL.
THE following sheets exhibit to thy perufal a plain man's plain and undisguised account of his own progress in religion : an artless narrative of his fincere and hearty endeavors, as much as in him lay, to promote the do&ripe of the gospel of Christ in the earth.
The motives inducing him to undertake the office of a preacher, appear to have been per. fe&tly consonant to the precepts of holy writ, and to the practice of Christ and his apostles, viz.
1st. A clear, cogent, and convincing evidence of a divine call, and heavenly impulse thereunto.
2dly. An indispensible sense of his duty ne. cessarily obliging him to yield obedience to that call. And