May 1, 1777

1777 May 1 (Thursday).  Publick Fast.  Preached a.m. on Hos. 6.6.  P.M. on Isa. 5.7.  N.B. used some parts of my Exposition on the 8th Commandment.  The Lord accept our Penitence and our Prayers — and give His Blessing to the Word delivered!  I committed Mr. Goodenow’s Certificat to the Deacons; who advised to the Reading it to the Congregation.  Appointed the Communion.