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  • Page 114

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

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    hand & not ownly the hieroglyphicks but also many figures of the that this precious treasure contains are calculated to make a lasting impression upon the mind which is not to be erased many other important views I was Privileged with in the upper story the school rooms, belfry &C. all indicating great architecture & wisdom we then spent some time in visiting the Bank & Printing office But wonder on wonder strikes my sense to look into the casket of the great work of Israels God in these last Days as ...
  • Page 117

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

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    December 2, 1836 ~ Friday Dec 2nd I Wrote a Letter to Br Azmon Woodruff it being the first communication between us for two years I also Wrote a Letter to col Joseph Rowlett at Owengton Owen County KY. December 3, 1836 ~ Saturday 3rd Traded with Brother Bump in goods $12.89 December 4, 1836 ~ Sunday 4th Sunday I went up to the house of the Lord to worship[ ...
    Dates:
    December 2, 1836 December 3, 1836 December 4, 1836 December 5, 1836 December 6, 1836 December 10, 1836 December 11, 1836
  • Page 118

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

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    was presented to us for an example {O God stay thy hand and judgment on Kirtland O Wilford remember this warning escape judgment lest thou fall O God save me for Christ's sake} Spent the past week in school in the Lords house December 18, 1836 ~ Sunday 18 Sunday I went up to the house of the Lord to worship Sermon delivered by Elder William Smith Elder Joseph Young administered the sacrament President Joseph Smith jr solumnized ...
    Dates:
    December 18, 1836 December 19, 1836 December 20, 1836 December 20, 1836 December 22, 1836 December 24, 1836 December 25, 1836
  • Page 12

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

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    December 31st 1833 Continued labouring with us for several days and on the 31st of Dec I with my Brother Azmon Woodruff with two yong females which had been hea led by the laying on of hands went forw ard in baptism. the day following there was several others followed our example among the rest was Noah Hatton a preacher in the freewill Baptist Church and several of the members of his Church followed him in the ordi nance of baptism. And on the 2nd of Jan ...
    Dates:
    December 31, 1833
  • 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 ...
    Dates:
    April 5, 1837 April 6, 1837
  • Page 138

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

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    Amen. & Amen. & Hosanna. Hosanna. Hosanna. to GOD & the LAMB. Amen. Amen. & Amen. This was repeated as it is written & if ever a shout entered the cabinet of heaven that did & was repeated by angels on high & caused the power of God to rest upon us. (O, ye Priest of Baal. O, ye Gentile religionest O. ye inha bitants of Babylon possessing the mark of the beast what knowledge have ye of the ordinances or blessings or virtues of the
  • Page 141

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

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    The saints began to open their mouths & they were filled with language unto edification one a prayer another exortation some a doctrin & a psalm others a toungue, some an interpretation Prophecy was also poured out upon us & all things was done decently & in order & the night was spent gloriously by the saints much of the gifts of the gospel rested upon us. One Brother clothed with the gift of tongues laid his hands upon my head & prophesied great blessing upon me another brother possessing the
  • Page 261

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    June 22d 1870 B Young Jr Prayed President Young spoke 38 M He said If I was to ask how many there are here today who was in Jackson Co I think there would be but few, or in Kirtland or far west but few I contrast the groth of this people with these days In the days of Joseph it was a hard Matter to get the people to believe in Revelation. But I told the people the day would come ...
  • Page 327

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    Jan 20, 1872 along in our pilgrimage. I have had this spirit upon me since I first Entered this Chirch I was Baptized the first sermon I herd & from that day untill now I have kept a daily Journal whenever I have herd Joseph Smith preach, teach, or prophesy, I have always felt it my duty to write it. I have always felt uneasy I could not Eat drink or sleep in peace untill I did write it & my mind has been so Exercised upon this subjects that when I herd Joseph ...
  • Page 6

    Part of History – An Explanation of Five Orders of Masonry copied May 9, 1845

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    they were of stone so thick as three men could scarscely fathom them; none less than fifteen cubits & of the Corinthian order, beautiful to a wonder; the windows bends those in the pavement to let light into the appartments under ground were 2,246 & the length of the wall which inclosed the Temple was 3,081 cubits, and six cubits & a hands breadth thick, and betwixt this wall & the porch of the gentiles, was 37 1/2 cubits broad, & 768 cubits long. In the middle of the Temple there stood the