Samuel Davies Text Sermons
1723 -1761, Samuel Davies was born in Delaware. He was ordained as a Presbyterian missionary to Virginia in 1747. Samuel Davies was an enthusiastic and useful preacher. He succeeded Jonathon Edwards as president of Princeton University. Samuel Davies is well known for preaching what turned out to be his own funeral sermon. The title of his message was “This Very Year You Shall Die.” He died of pneumonia one month later, being only 37 years old.