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Feb 19, 1870

Journal Entry

February 19, 1870 ~ Saturday

19 Saturday I attended the School of the prophets W Woodruff prayed
G. A. Smith spoke 52 Minutes G Q Cannon 25 W Woodruff 15 and
Presidt Young 35. I attended the Theater in the Evening


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Young, Brigham
1 Jun 1801 - 26 Aug 1877
3304 mentions
Apostle, Family
Smith, George Albert
26 Jun 1817 - 1 Sep 1875
1376 mentions
Apostle, Missionary
Cannon, George Quayle
11 Jan 1827 - 12 Apr 1901
1969 mentions


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Discourse 1870-02-19
Elder W. Woodruff said we were approaching a very interesting time, and as the Lord will have a tried people—we shall ^have^ a severe test to prove and try the saints—something that make us look around us, and ascertain where we shal stand—the nation on this Continent is nearly ripe in iniquity, and will certainly be destroyed, according to the revelations given to Joseph—Men that are not ground in their faith by revelation, must past away in the trying hour—every weapon that is formed against us, will not prosper— Let the Elders read the revelations and become acquainted with them—that we may see what is coming—The Lord does not require us to make war upon our enemies until he reveals it from heaven— He could afford to lay down his temporal life, rather than forfeit his eternal salvation— If it was necessary let Prest Young and others be hid up in these mountains—but he did not think the Lord was going to destroy the faithful saints of God—but let every faithful Man of God be willing to assume his share of responsibility, instead of throwing everything on the


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Church membership 90,130; population of Utah Territory 86,336; population of 38 United States 39,820,000.
Utah women given the right to vote; Liberal (non-Mormon) Party formed opposing People's (Mormon) Party.

Feb 19, 1870