Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

16.5.1652 (Sunday 16 May 1652)

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May. 16: God was good to me and mine this week in all our outward mercies for which I bless and praise his most holy name, Mrs Church continues to recover strength: yet she continues very ill, the lord restore her in due time. the lord lets me see all my strength is in him, there being nothing in me but deadness and sloth, but yet I do not stir up myself to lay hold on my god, the lord was good to me in the Sabbath, his word sweet and precious he in mercy accept of me and do me good: