“Lord’s day, August 25. –Preached in the forenoon from Luke xv. 3-7. There being a multitude of white people present, I made an address to them at the close of my discourse to the Indians; but could not so much as keep the [whites] orderly. Scores of them kept walking and gazing about, and behaved more indecently than any Indians I ever addressed. A view of their abusive conduct so sank my spirits, that I could scarcely go on in my work.
In the afternoon discoursed from Revelation iii.20. The Indians behaved seriously, though many others were vain. Afterwards baptized twenty-five of the Indians, fifteen adults and ten children. Most of the adults I hope are really renewed; and there was not one of them but what I entertained some hopes of in that respect… Continue reading