August 27, 1775

1775 August 27 (Sunday).  John is much as he was.  Aaron and Sophy have watched [with] him.  He sometimes bleeds [out?] the Nose.  I preached a.m. on Heb. [21].2, last Clause.  P.M. I formed an Exercise out of what was delivered May 11, 1760 from 2 Sam. 23.5, concerning the Covenant of Grace (See Sermon on Isa. 55.3), with alterations and Additions which were accompanyed with much Fervency and Solemnity.  May the Lord add His special Blessing!  N.B. Cousen Maynard dined with us.  John is very faint and At Eve Seems as if he could not continue.  Says he longs to die.  I told him he had need have Assurance that it will go well with him.  He answers that he had.  I added, that he must know, [illegible] grand Conditions of the Covenant of Grace, Faith and Repentance.  He replyed, that he had.  [St.?] Maynard kindly watches [again] [torn] Parker with him.  We look for the awful Time of J[torn]