December 29, 1754

1754 December 29 (Sunday).  Read 1 Sam. 21.  Preach’d a. and p.m. on Acts 9.6 carrying on the Subject begun from Acts 16.29.30, but p.m. in Application endeavouring to stir up Conviction and Humiliation Shewing the Evil Nature of Sin.  I us’d from page 2 to page 12 of Sermon on Job 33.27.  Mr. John Chamberlin of Stockbridge din’d here.  N.B. my Son and Daughter gave Thanks for the little Token of the Divine Goodness to them.  But what a Damp it is to my Joy that they have not lain hold on God’s Covenant for themselves or their Offspring!  The Lord give me an heart Seriously to reflect upon it!