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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 115

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

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    November 26, 1836 ~ Saturday Nov 26th I visited President & Doct Cowdery at the Printing office & made a general settlement with them for the M[essenger] & Advocate for the subscribers of the South I gave 9 new subscribers to them & Paid them $41.50 for the M & Advocate which setteled all matters between us. I receieved some counsel from Presidents Smith & Rigdon to Elder Parrishe's house & spent the day in writing November 27, 1836 ~ ...
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    November 26, 1836 November 27, 1836
  • Page 119

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

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    between & Ledbury with other villages in the wes[t] with a fine beautiful cultivated vale upon evry hand, & while standing upon this eminance & beholding this grand prospect or survey to add to the solemnity of the scenery the thu- nders began to roll & lightnings flash beneath my feet while the rain desended in torrents in the vale beneath while I was in the midst or above the clouds to behold the scene May 10, 1840 ~ Sunday 10th Sunday I met a company ...
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    May 10, 1840 May 11, 1840
  • Page 78

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

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    gallant sail about 100 feet from the upper deck which was the top of the rope ladders I could go no higher without climing a single bear rope so I retu- rned to the deck I found it required some presens of mind & caution to go up & down the riging of a ship as she was waving in the air we had a calm night May 11, 1841 ~ Tuesday 11th A strong west head wind but warm we sail 9 not an hour to the North we passed ...
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    May 11, 1841 May 12, 1841 May 13, 1841 May 14, 1841 May 15, 1841 May 16, 1841
  • Page 232

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

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    are not willing to bear the scoffs of the world any longer unnessarily had we told openly & talked openly of the things of God that have & will come to pass our blood would have been shed we should not have been here this day. But we hid ourselves up in secret, there we talked wept, & prayed & the Angels Administered unto us & the spirit of God was with us & the heavens opened unto us, but we should now have been in our grave had we ...
  • Page 238

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

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    mind, not by force of Arms, but by free will because they want to do the will of God & it is accomplished by truth itself that is manifest from Heaven by intelligence that he sees in heaven and it is power in itself it is on this principle that power rests the Lord begins to teach a man what he can do and if he never would know what he was taught he never would know what he could do. No people can com- prehend it but the Church of God, then one of the main things in the ...
  • 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 144

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

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    Joseph uttered the feelings of his soul in pain while viewing the poverty & afflictions of Ephraim or the Saints in Kirtland at least that fals brethren should be whited walls & bring perrils upon the Saints. Joseph is as a father to Ephraim & to all Israel in these last days, he mourns because of unbelief & the negligence manifest with ma ny who have receieved the gospel in obeying the commands of God he fears lest ^but^ few be left to receieve an inheritance. There is ...
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    April 10, 1837
  • Page 150

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

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    Willford Woodruff & Phebe. W. Carter was joined in Marriage April 13th A.D. 1837 rather than complain thou must put thy whole trust in God. ^thou art of the blood of Ephraim^ thou shalt have a celestial crown. Thou shalt have a residence in Zion and do a great work, there Thou shalt sew the Vail of the Temple and rejoice in the work of thy hands. If thou wilt keep the comm andments thou shalt have all of thy friends they shall be members of the ...