1764 December 23 (Sunday). Read Prov. 27 and preached on v. 1, the rather because it was the shortest sabbath of the Year. Mr. Cushing dines here. P.M. read Mark 2. Preached on Mat. XVI.28. At Eve, after Repetition and other Exercises, read Mr. Bolton from p. 121 to 134. Much of Serious Concern upon my [suts?], for my self and others — fervently crying to God for His almighty Influences — O for a Blessing!