Sunday, July 15 1755

At church in the morning; the text, the 12th chapter of the Epistle to the Hebrews, l4th verse: “Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord.” At church in the afternoon; the text, 3rd chapter Matthew, 17th verse: “And lo a voice from heaven, saying, this is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.” After churchtime my wife and I went to Mr William Piper’s. I there received of Thomas Braizer the 21/- I lent him the 9th instant. Mr Slater came there to us. We stayed and drank tea. Came home about 8 o’clock. Found Ann Slater at our house. Read the first book of Paradise Lost between churchtimes went to bed about 11:25.

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