Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

6.8.1654 (Sunday 6 August 1654)

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Aug. 6: This week the lord good to me in many outward mercies, We break bread together this day, some melting in my spirit and others, but the world, and deadness so take up our spirits, that we stir not up ourselves to lay hold on the Lord, I preached on 1. Pet. 2. 5. the lord our god accept us in the beloved, in whom my soul trusts(.) harvest common, great plenty, great rains in many places, the lords eye be on us for good, though we unworthy of any favour. my little An so ill that my fear feared present death,