1766 November 23 (Sunday). Read Isa. 44 and made the Exposition of the fore part, especially the first 4 verses, the Exercise for the forenoon; improving the sermon on v. 5 to p. 7 with alterations. Took Opportunity to admonish the people for their Negligence in attending the public Exercises; and particularly the late Lecture to young Persons. Mrs. Maynard at Meeting and dines with us. P.M. read Joh. 11 from v. 29 to the End. Preach’d on Prov. 17.25. Which may God Himself who alone can, be pleased to Succeed! At Eve Read Mr. Bolton.