Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

9.6.1647 (Wednesday 9 June 1647)

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9: Rode to Colchester. heard a very good sermon: promises that require conditions stand with grace I: because we having broken covenant it is of grace that god will renew covenant with us on any terms 2: because grace works the condition in us: 3. because grace accepts the condition though imperfect 4: and because it gives a reward: our good works are gods per modum principii. 2. operandi. per modum excellentie, et debiti

preached and baptised my Cousin Josselins son and heir, Nathaniel . at Saint Nicholas Church. returned safe that night to god be the praise.