Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

6.6.1652 (Sunday 6 June 1652)

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June: 6: The Lord was good and kind to me and mine in outward mercies, my dear Jane yet ill, the lord quicken up my dead heart more and more zealously to inquire after him, deadness and neglect, I find wonderfully growing upon me, oh when shall I once have power from above against it, the season of the year is very dry the creature wastes upon the ground the lord remember us in mercy. the times are full of trouble god was good to me in the Sabbath and in the word, he in mercy quicken my to more liveliness