Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

22.6.1656 (Sunday 22 June 1656)

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June. 22. god good in many outward mercies, he still denies us rain, he waters some other places, but passes by us as yet, he is just, and righteous we unworthy of any mercy(.) my wife hopefully upwards, lord let us both not only find a ransom for a few days but for our souls unto all eternity, the lord put some life, and weight into my spirit in pressing the word on my people, awaken them, oh arm of the lord, awaken them that they perish not, the souls are yours, oh lord awaken them, god good to me in the word, it was sweet and solemn on christs part for us. the lord in much mercy accept me. my Lady Honywood was here this day, in hearing, the Lord in much mercy accept do her and many good by the word: