Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

26.1.1645 (Sunday 26 January 1645)

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Jan: 26: In the latter part of the week god exercise me with a cold and pose, oh how gentle is this trouble, and how seldom to what I formerly underwent, Lord this is thy doing that shall have the praise my wife also was ill with cold. oh how gentle is thy hand upon us. my children in very good health, god good to us in many mercies and enjoyments, in the Sabbath in carrying me on in the work, Lord in Jesus Christ accept me, sweet Jesu who ever is at the right hand of the Father intercede for me, be my and mines advocate for we have sinned against the good news in divers particulars this week to the church: