Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

18.1.1657 (Sunday 18 January 1657)

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Jan: 18. god good to me in many outward mercies, for which I bless him, I find my heart very unfixed in the worship of god, that my heart does not continue with god therein but runs out into every worldly occasion, which I desire to bemoan before god. I was pressing men earnestly unto settleness in their faith to hold fast their profession I tasted god in the word, lord be in it, unto my people.