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  • Page 248

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    Blessed 120 Children Administered unto 120 sick persons by Prayer laying on of hands and anointing in many instances the sick were healed, the lame walked & Devils were cast out Assisted in Procuring £1,000 Pounds sterling, for Printing the Millennia Star 3,000 copies of the Latter Day Saints Hymns, 5,000 copies of the Book of Mormon, & to Assist 200 Saints to Emegrate to America & gather with their Brethren At Nauvoo & Iowa Wrote 200 Letters Received 112 Letters I ...
  • Page 122

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    The third Book of Willford for 1837 O Lord I ask thee in the name of Jesus Christ thy Son, to look upon thy servant Willford, who now occupies a place in Kirtland, this first stake of zion, which thou hast appointed in this last dispensation, & fulness of times for the gather- ing of thy Saints. O God of Israel, inspire the heart & pen of thy servant at this time, & hear & answer the Petition which he will ...
  • Page 132

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    March 26, 1837 ~ Sunday March 26th Sunday communed with the saints in the fore part of the day. In the latter part, Elder W. Parrish Preached the funeral sermon of Sister Pratt the wife of Elder P. P. Pratt one of the twelve who died March 25th 1837 March 27, 1837 ~ Monday March 27th I signed $50 fifty Dollars for the building of the house of the Lord in Zion the subscription ...
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    March 26, 1837 March 27, 1837 April 2, 1837
  • Page 133

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    April 3, 1837 ~ Monday April 3rd The day had now arived for preperations for the solumn assembly the annointing & the endowment of the Elders of Israel or at least for those that were not endowed in Kirtland the strong hold of the daughter of Zion in the spring of 1836 & as I was absent at that time my day is now come & my time at hand for those blessings & I shall record the events of each day of the ...
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    April 3, 1837 April 4, 1837
  • Page 134

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    the hands of President Joseph Young we then assisted President Young in washing our Brethren the Elders much of the spirit of God rested upon us I washed & perfumed the bodies of a number of my Brethren & the interview closed after after expressing our feelings to each other. We again met together in the quorum of the sev enties at the upper part of the Lords house at early candle light to receieve our anointing. The quorums of the Deacons, Teachers, & Priest occupied one apartment the Elders ...
  • Page 135

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    & power to fly through the midst under heaven as Philip travled by the spirit, that I should have power over my enemies & have long life to bring many into the kingdom of God Also that I should have the riches of the earth & that I should have sons & consecrate them priests unto God in zion & that I should tread upon the ashes of my enemies in Jackson County they that had sought to take my life & the life of my breth ren that went to ...
  • Page 136

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    God while nature was hushed in silenced by the sable shades of night. After spending the night in prayer we returned to our homes in the morning intending to spend the day in prayer & fasting for still greater blessings this being upon April 5, 1837 ~ Wednesday April 5th I spent a part of the day in attending the high council the remainder in writing, prayer & fasting I again repaired to the upper ^lower^ part of the house of the Lord at 5 oclock PM. with ...
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    April 5, 1837 April 6, 1837
  • Page 137

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    called the quorums of the seventies into the upper part of the house that they might be by themselves for awhile as there was some business to be attended to in these quorums before they could procede to the business of the day below. In the first place six of the presidents of the seventies were to leave the seventies & take a station in the quorum of the travling high priest hood and six other Presidents chosen in their stead I shall not here give the particulars of this change of councillers Suffice ...
  • Page 12

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    Elder Zerah Pulsipher I was ordained a Teacher under his hands on the 2nd of Jan 1834, in Richland Oswego Co NY. On the 5th of Nov 1834, I was ordained a Priest under the hands of Elder Simeon Carter by the direction of the High Council in Clay County Missouri. On the 28th of June 1835 I was ordained an Elder in the church of Latter Day Saints under the hands of Elder Warren Parrish at ...
  • Page 191

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    the saints of God gatherd, Zion built up, & the saints to come up as saviors on mount Zion but how are they to become Saviors on Mount Zion by building their temples erecting their Baptismal fonts & going forth & receiving all the ordinances, baptisms, confirmations, washings anointings ordinations, & sealing powers upon our heads in behalf of all our Progenitors who are dead & redeem them that they may come forth in the first resurrection & be exhalted to thrones of glory with us, & herein is the ...