Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

24.12.1648 (Tuesday 24 December 1648)

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De: 24 This week the Lord was good and merciful to me and mine in our peace plenty and health, which god very comfortably in all particulars restored unto me, for which I desire to praise him in his christ to recount his goodness speaking well of his name desirous of his grace in living unto him, the lord good in restraining wonted temptations, and when they have put up head in giving me grace and strength to crush them, the lord was good and merciful in giving me strength and liberty for the same, and in carrying me on in the work, for which his named be praised: oh prevail, with me and mine, that we may serve thee in uprightness