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  • Page 132

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

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    Zion should be redeemed & be built up a Holy City, that the glory & power of God shou ld rest upon her, & be seen upon her that the watchman upon mount Ephraim might cry arise ye & let us go up unto zion the city of the Lord our God, that the gentiles might come to her light & kings to the brightness of her rising. That the Saints of God may have a place to flee to & stand in Holy places while judgment works in the earth that when ...
  • Page 61

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    BAPTIZE ALL MY FATHER'S FAMILY. The Lord heard my prayer and answered my petition, and when the hour of meeting had come I arose from my bed, and could sing and shout for joy to think I had been delivered from the power of the evil one. Filled with the power of God, I stood up in the midst of the congregation and preached the gospel of Jesus Christ unto the people in great plainness. At the close of the meeting we assembled on the banks of the ...
  • Page 79

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    INSTRUCTIONS TO THE TWELVE. the Twelve be humble and not be exalted, and beware of pride and not seek to excel one another, but act for each other's good, and honorably make mention of each other's names in prayer before the Lord and before your fellow-men. Do not backbite or devour a brother. The Elders of Israel should seek to learn by precept and example in this late age of the world and not be obliged to learn everything we know by sad experience. I trust the remainder of ...
  • Page 17

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    CAMP OF ZION STARTS. It was the 26th of April, 1834, that I was first introduced to Elders Brigham Young and H. C. Kimball. When I met Brother Brigham, he had his hands full of butcher knives; he gave me one, and told me to go and put a good handle on it, which I did. I also had a good sword, which Brother Joseph wanted, and I gave it to him. He carried it all the way in Zion's camp to
    Dates:
    April 26, 1834 May 1, 1834 May 6, 1834 May 7, 1834
  • Page 18

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. ing day we continued our journey. We pitched our tents at night and had prayers night and morning. The Prophet told us every day what we should do. We were nearly all young men, gathered from all parts of the country, and strangers to each other; but we got acquainted very soon, and had a happy time together. It was a great school for us to be led by a Prophet of God thousand miles, through cities, towns, villages, and through the wilderness. When persons stood by to count ...
    Dates:
    June 19, 1834 June 24, 1834
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 9 May 1840

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    out the church. Lest you may not get my letters I would just say that brother Ilus is married and sister Shuah expects to be soon. sister Rhoda Scammans has a young daughter 13 days older than my babe. brother Luther wants to come to the west but sister R does not. Did you know of the correspondence between brother Webster and sister Eunice I knew nothing of it untill he came here
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 17 July 1840

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    that we should spend a few months more before we return, The work of the Lord is rolling on swiftly in this land & the present signs are that the gentiles will spedily be warned. Already are there thousands rejoiceing in the New & Everlasting Covenant in England, the standard of truth as an ensign to the people is reared up in the largest cities of Scotland, & Saints rejoicing therein The warning voice is spedily to be heard in the City of Belfast Ireland, The cry is heard in ...
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 17 July 1840

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    O Lord let the fulness of thine everlasting gospel spedily go to all the gentile Nations when they count themselves unworthy of Eternal life may the law be learned & testimony sealed in their midst that they be left without excuse May Israel spedily return & seak the Lord his God & thy goodness in the Latter day let the prayer of the widow & the cry of the orphan assend into the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth let the Heavens witness their tears & record them on high untill the Allmighty shall come out of his hiding ...
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter to Walter Murray Gibson, 7 September 1860

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    G. S. L. City, Septem. 7, 1860 Brother Gibson:— Dear Sir: I received your two letters of June 15th, and Aug. 7th, respectively, both of which were highly interesting and edyfying. I read them to Prisident Young and council, your daughter, Captn. Hooper] and many other friends, who were all highly pleased to hear from you. Your daughter says she writes you very often. Your letters please me they shew plainly that the spirit of your mission is upon ...
    Dates:
    September 7, 1860
  • Page 5

    Part of Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

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    THE DESERET NEWS. TRUTH AND LIBERTY. No. 22. FILLMORE CITY, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 4, 1858. VOL. VIII. [Column 1] HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. (FROM HIS OWN PEN.) -[CONTINUED.]- CHAPTER OF ACCIDENTS. -[Written at Great Salt Lake City, February, 1858.]- VARIED and diverse are the lives and for- tunes of men; while the paths of some are strewn with flowers and ease from the cradle to the grave, with naught to disturb their peace; others are marked victims of varied misfortunes ...
    Dates:
    July 23, 1842 August 10, 1842 September 12, 1843 October 5, 1846 July 5, 1848 April 21, 1856 April 28, 1856 April 29, 1856