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THE following pages were employed by the Author in the instruction of her own children, immediately after the "Conversations." They will conse
quently be found adapted to children a very little older. She may be permitted to add, that the plan of introminds to the doctrines of
Christianity in the way which its first
promulgators adopted, viz. through the study of the historical facts connected with it, she has found to be attended with the most encouraging
A SHORT ACCOUNT
FIRST PREACHING OF THE GOSPEL.
My dear children wish to know what became of the Apostles after our Lord Jesus Christ left them;— how a few poor, ignorant, timorous ́men, as they were, could obey their Lord's command, to “ go and teach all nations," or, if they did attempt to do so, how it was that they should get whole nations to listen to them,