Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

18.1.1652 (Sunday 18 January 1652)

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Jan: 18: God good to me and mine in our outward mercies, this is a still time for present in England. the french troubles come on, nobody knows why. and so in England nobody can state the cause of the quarrel, I preached at Halsted on Luke. 21. 28. god heard prayer for some of our company, the lord gives me longings for his coming, I know it is terrible, he only must enable me to abide it, and he will(.) wickedness reigns and rages, it shall end, lord hasten it, I pray thee in me