Divine Providence In William Bradford's Of Plymouth Plantation

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In William Bradford’s story “Of Plymouth Plantation”, he uses many examples of Divine Providence. Divine Providence is all that occurs in the universe that takes place under God's sovereign guidance and control. To establish a safe journey, the people of the Mayflower had faith in God’s Divine Providence. In Bradford’s story the people have faith in God and they survived. The people helped the sick because they trusted in God that He would help them stay healthy, “And yet the Lord so upheld these persons as in this general calamity they were not at all infected either with sickness or lameness.”(Bradford 81). The people believed that if they were to help the sickly that God would take care of them. Bradford uses the fact that the
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