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  • Page 36

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

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    for the great Eloheem will deliver you & if not before the resurrection will set you eternally free from all these things from pain sorrow & death. I have labored hard & sought evry way to try to prepare this people to comprehend the things that God is unfold- ing to me. In speaking of the resurrection I wou- ld say that God hath shown unto me a vission of the resurrection of the dead & I saw the graves open & the saints as they arose took each ...
  • Page 142

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    The sign of Peter was, to repent & be baptized for the remission of sins, with the promise of the gift of the Holy Ghost & in no other way is the gift of the Holy Ghost obtained. Their is a difference between the Holy Ghost & the gift of the Holy Ghost. Cornelius received the Holy Ghost before he was baptized which was the convincing power of God unto him of the truth of the gospel, but he could not receive the gift of the Holy Ghost untill after he ...
  • Page 143

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    labours & their works do follow them The speaker before closing called upon the vast assembly before him to humble themselves in faith before God, & in mighty Prayer & fasting to call upon his Holy name, untill the elements were purified over our heads & the earth sanctified under our feet that the inhabitants of this city may escape the power of the disease, pestilence & destroyer that rideth upon the face of the earth & that the holy spirit of God may rest upon ...
  • Page 147

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    This was truly an interesting time more Elders were ordain on this occasion than were ever ordained in the Church of Latter Day Saints in one day before while this was going on Elder Taylor was delivering a discourse from the stand to the multitude, & also their was baptizing and confirming (from or) at the font in the afternoon Elders Amiza Lyman & Wm Smith, occupied the stand in the afternoon & was followed by Joseph with ...
    Dates:
    April 9, 1842
  • Page 148

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    I can say in my heart that I have not done any thing against Ephraim Marks that I am sorry for & I would ask any of his companions if they have done any thing against him that they are sorry for or that they would not like to meet at the bar of God if so let it prove as a warning to all men to deal justly before God & with all men then we shall be clear in the day of judgment When we loose a near & ...
  • Page 149

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    April 10, 1842 ~ Sunday April 10th Sunday [FIGURE] A plesant morning A large congregation of Saints met at the grove President William Law addressed the assembly for about 1 hour Then Joseph the Seer arose in the power of God reproved & rebuked wickedness before the people in the name of the Lord God. He wished to say a few words to suit the condition of the general mass. ["]And I shall speak with authority of the priesthood in the name of ...
    Dates:
    April 10, 1842
  • Page 70

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    April 21, 1845 ~ Monday April 21st A plesent Day I spent my time at the office I wrote a letter to [FIGURE] Br Phelps of Boston one to H Clark one to John Hallady, one to Wilkinson making 4 in all, in the evening I attended a meeting at the Music Hall (whare the Saints hold their meetings) Appointied by the ministers of the Church of England for the Purpose of opposing the Maynooth Grant which ...
    Dates:
    April 21, 1845 April 22, 1845
  • Page 72

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    sat in a chair & leaned upon my breast. He said he was going to take a mission to India & pointed out the man to go with him but I cannot now calk him by name. G. A. Smith asked liberty of Joseph to become betterr acquainted with me or to spend more time with me that we might be prepared to take a mission together it was granted him. O Prat had his mission appointed I do not know ...
    Dates:
    April 24, 1845 April 25, 1845 April 26, 1845
  • Page 74

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    Church containing A Stone Pig on the side of the building with a stone tied to his neck, the church is several hundred years of age the following tradition is told about the Pig. That the materials for the church was drawn to another place quite a distance from whare the church now stands And a Pig came along & took a stone in his mouth & carryed it squeeling along & laid it down whare the church now stands. And the People taking it as an omen that they ...
    Dates:
    April 29, 1845 April 30, 1845 May 1, 1845
  • Page 45

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    Policee who were present, but dressed in disguise After Conference closed a scene followed not easily described, I never saw a time when I needed more wisdom in order to council in wrighteousness than on this occasion or during my travels among the Churches, for the Saints universally feel that the Judgments of God are near in this land & are anxious to gather with the Saints in Nauvoo as soon as possible but many are vary poor & see no door open as yet, & some are ...