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  • Page 15

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

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    for a season seemed to rest be with John alone. The Lord promised Zecheriah that he should have a son, which was a desendant of Aaron & the Lord promised that the priesthood should continue with Aaron & his seed throughout their generations. Let No man take this honour upon himself except he be called of God as was Aaron, & Aaron received his Call by Revelation. An angel of God Also appeared unto Zecheriah while in the Temple [and said] that he should have a son ...
  • Page 17

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

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    prevail against it. what rock, Revelation Again he says except ye are born of the water & the spirit ye cannot inter into the kingdom of God, and though the heavens & earth should pass away my words shall not pass away If a man is born of the water & the spirit he can get into the kingdom of God it is evident the kingdom of God was on the earth & John prepared subject[s] for kingdom by preaching the gospel to them & baptising them & he prepared the way d◊◊ before ...
  • Page 19

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

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    January 13, 1845 ~ Monday 13th Monday I spent the day in writing I wrote [FIGURES] 6 Letters to send to our friends in Nauvoo by the ship that was going over un to the following persons B Young H. C. Kimball J. Taylor G. A. Smith D. Webster & John Benbow. Also Mrs Woodruff wrote one Letter to W Woodruff Jr ...
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    January 13, 1845 January 14, 1845 January 15, 1845
  • Page 73

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

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    As this is a day that many are celebrating the mariage of the Queen, I thought it no more than just & right that I should honor the King of heaven by advocating his cause & preaching the gospel of his Son Jesus Christ so I walked out into the Market Place accompanied by Elder Alfred Corden, & Deacon Wm Bradbury, & Brother George Simpsons, & we began to sing prases unto God & call upon his name & a congreg ation flocked around ...
    Dates:
    February 11, 1840
  • Page 74

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

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    & after preaching one came to be Baptized a female we called upon her Sister we ^as^ we passed along & she said she would obey the gospel also. We then called upon another woman who was believing, but she made objections to being Baptized then because she had a dead child in the house I told her to lett let the dead bury the Dead but rise & follow Christ & she did & we walked two miles & I baptized the three 3 females their husbands ...
    Dates:
    February 12, 1840 February 13, 1840
  • Page 75

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

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    I returned to Burslem & spent the night 3 miles February 14, 1840 ~ Friday 14th I had an interview with Brothers Heath & Wych I walked to Stoke & preached to Brother Humes & returned to Hanly & spent the night at Brother Benbows 5 m February 15, 1840 ~ Saturday 15 Walked to Burslem & spent the day in writing February 16, 1840 ~ ...
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    February 14, 1840 February 15, 1840 February 16, 1840 February 17, 1840
  • Page 30

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

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    came from Leeds & He came over from America with Elders Straten & Davis we were truly glad to once more meet, together though on a foreighn shore. We attended a prayr meeting in the evening. I herd the testimony of many of the saints & I occupied some time in teaching them. We spent the night at Br Child's in Wellington Street in company with Elders Sheets & Ure distance of the ...
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    February 20, 1845
  • Page 34

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

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    was deffinately No. if he Died he wished to Die a natural death. if he lived he should live unto the Lord, if he died he should die unto the Lord. He manifested a great desire to lifve if it was the will of God that he might again return to Nauvoo. He was deprived of his reason ^during^ some portion of his sickness his whole conversation at such times was about Nauvoo, how he should get there, & his friends, spoke of his
  • Page 87

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

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    over his children & his wife in wrighteousnes then he will be capable of Presiding over a branch of the Church but many Elders are contending about presiding over Churches when they are not capable of presiding over themselve or the least child I have they have. Again the first Principle of our cause & work is to understand that their is a prophet in the Church & that he is at the head of the Church on Earth. who called Joseph Smith to be a prophet? Did the ...
    Dates:
    July 30, 1843
  • Page 89

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

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    the gospel & knowing the signs do follow, then I ask does these things harm any one, No they do not. In speaking of the kingdom of God, he said the kingdom must be together the people must be together & gatherd into one place. For how would the king of france or England look undertaking to reign over a kingdom when the people were scatterd all over the world except in france or England they could not reign over a people unless a people were with those kings to ...
    Dates:
    July 31, 1843