Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

28.11.1646 (Saturday 28 November 1646)

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28: In point of Temptations we many times resolve watchfulness, and eyeing of god and it is good, and to pray lord lead us not into temptation, there are two degrees of watchfulness, in the temptation not to be allured, and secondly before the temptation to avoid that and the circumstances that lead to it, the latter is the wisest course and the practice of many saints, lord make it my wisdom and my practice.