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  • Page 240

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

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    today then the Lord begins to teach him the the things of God & heaven & I will make you like myself. I will give you my spirit & make you feel like my family, & this is the pivot to a God then decide & go & be Baptized then you will be in the way of salvation, if he decide otherwise he will not be any better. A word upon the spirit, this noble decision of the mind causes angels to rejoice in the Heavens for their is more joy over one sinner that repenteth than ...
  • Page 245

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

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    Barasheet in the beginning, Analize the word in and through the head, an old Jew added the word Bath, it red the head one of the gods, broat forth the gods. I will transpose it in the english language. I want you to know & learn that the Holy Ghost knows sumthing. The grand Council set at the head and contemplated the creation of the world, some will say the script- ures say so & so, but I will show you a text out of an old book containing the four ...
  • Page 246

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

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    The soul the mind of man, whare did it come from. The learned says God made it in the beginning, but it is not so, I know better God has told me so. If you dont believe it, it wont make the truth without effect God was a self exhisting being, man exhist upon the same prin- ciple. God made a tabernacle & put a spirit in it and it became a Human soul, man exhisted in spirit & mind coequal with God himself, you who mourn the loss of friends are ...
  • Page 247

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

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    How comes the awful responsibility if in relation to our dead, if they do not be baptized they must be damned. (I wish I had 40 days to talk) what promises are made, what can be said if in the grave, God dwells in eternity, and he does not view things as we do, the greatest responsibility lade open us in this life is in relation to our dead Paul cannot be made perfect without us, for it is necessary that the seals are in our hands to seal our children & ...
  • Page 143

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

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    April 8, 1837 ~ Saturday April 8th Spent the day in writing my Journal Spent the evening at Elder Milicans in Good Company April 9, 1837 ~ Sunday 9th Sunday morning I repaired to the house of the Lord to worship with the Saints Father John Smith opened the meeting by prayer then read the twelvth chapter of the second Book of Nephi & preached from it unto the people. In the latter part of the Day Elder
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    April 8, 1837 April 9, 1837
  • Page 149

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

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    PHEBE W. CARTER's PATRIARCHAL Blessing Receieved 10th NOV. AD 1836 At a blessing meeting held in the Lords house in Kirtland Ohio on the 10th day of NOV AD 1836 Joseph Smith sen the Patriarch of the Church of Latter Day Saints confered a blessing upon the head of Phebe W Carter born in Scarborough, Cumberland County, state of Main the 8th of March 1807. Sister in the ...
  • Page 152

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

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    May 14, 1837 ~ Sunday May 14th we wrote two Letters to our friends in the state of Maine May 23, 1837 ~ Tuesday 23rd Spent several of the Last weeks in labour- ing with my hands for Elder Joseph Young. Spent the fore part of this day in attending a Patriarch- al meeting I wrote a Patriarchal Blessing for Brother Henry Harmon May 25, 1837 ~ Thursday ^25th I comenced boarding ...
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    May 14, 1837 May 23, 1837 May 25, 1837 May 27, 1837 May 28, 1837
  • Page 261

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

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    All of which persons were then ordained unto the offices assigned them under the Hands of Elders W. Woodruff G. A. Smith & Ezra Thayer Appropriate remarks were then made by Elders Woodruff & Smith by way of council & instruction to those who had been ordained, & was followed by Elder David Savage. Adjourned to Sunday 10 oclok May 19, 1844 ~ Sunday 19th Met persuant to adjournment, opened by singing, & prayer by Elder A. M. Wilsey A ...
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    May 19, 1844
  • Page 116

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

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    persons shall act upon their agency, which was the case even with the angels that fell from heaven. Now will you help us to build the Nauvoo House & Temple if so you will be blessed if not we will build it alone And if you dont harken you will not have the spirit of the Lord, for the spirit of the Lord is on the moove. The Apostles tried to gather the people together in their day. Christ said he would gather the ...
  • Page 118

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

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    Children, & all you have. I dont know that I can give you a better pattern of what we want than the case of Joseph in Egypt. An Israel- ite will get all he can, they are vary great to go ahead. The Egyptians believed in dreams & by this peculiar gift Joseph entered into a great scheme of speculation, he used the gift of dreams to become great in the eyes of the Egyptians, had great political influence came out on the kings horse in great splendor, & ...