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  • Page 397

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    receiving their Endowments they cannot be forgiven but must be destroyed in the flesh & his spirit given to the buffiting of Satan untill the first Resurrection How long it will be from the morning till evening I am not able to say but after the day of redemption He will come forth and inherit all the blessings that were sealed upon his head no power can take them from him If he has been sealed to any woman thrones powers Dominions or Kingdoms or any other blessing He will ...
  • Page 427

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    been tryed by leaving their homes but how is it you was on other mens lands & servants & now you have houses & lands of your own so this was no great trial but a blessing but you have to be tried. we are going to build up a Temple I expect the devil will kick up a fuss by & by to try you well Let it come I hope the chaff will be blown away but when Brother Brigham says build this Temple let us ...
    Dates:
    February 14, 1853
  • Page 96

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    [gr]ace [page torn] for grace. when Brother Joseph received the Priesthood he did not recived all at once, but he was a prophet Seer & Revela[tor] [page torn] before he recieved the fulness of the Priesthood & keys of the kingd[om] [page torn] he first recieved the Aronick Priesthood & Keys from under the hand of John the Baptisk. He then had not power to lay on hands to confirm the Church but afterwards he recieved the Patriarchal or Melchisidick Priesthood from under the hands of Peter James & John who were of ...
  • Page 98

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    [page torn] [c]laim his child in the morning of the resurrection & the Lord will give it up to him. I had my children sealed to me in the [page torn] [t]emple except one that died & that I shall leave in the hands of [page torn] [t]he Lord, untill I have another opportunity. As soon as we get up some doby houses for our families we shall go to work to build another Temple & as soon as a place is prepared we shal[l] commence the Endowments ...
  • Page 126

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    January 12, 1848 ~ Wednesday 12th I took my family out to a ride in the carriage I rode through through the great corn field 2 1/2 miles through it saw large flocks of prairie chickens I shot one and brought it home 10 th January 13, 1848 ~ Thursday 13th Luther Scammans address is Lamoille, Bagurau ^Bureau^ Co Ill He is situated 14 miles from Peru the termination of the canal 100 from Chicago ...
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    January 12, 1848 January 13, 1848 January 14, 1848 January 15, 1848 January 16, 1848 January 17, 1848
  • Page 136

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    or blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from hence forth saith the spirit for they rest from their labours (& if their friends are faithful) their works will follow them, but what is the time of our suffering in this life in comparison with Eternity After we have spent millions of ages in Eternity & we look back upon our time here & it will ownly look like the twinkling of an eye in comparison and so it will be in the waiting for the resurrection of our bodies it will be for a moment as ...
  • Page 4

    Part of Autobiography 1882 Leaves from My Journal Notes Testimony

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    from there evils, and the Lord has given his angels charge concering us, and they do all they can for our salvation but yet we have all have our agency to chuse the good & refuse the evil, or chuse the evil & refuse the good. The Lord forces no man to heaven, neither does the Lord tempt any man to do evil, when a man is tempted to do evil it is by the power of the Devil, who is an enemy to all rightousness I feel very annxious to lure our boys & girls our young men ...
  • Page 13

    Part of Autobiography 1882 Leaves from My Journal Notes Testimony

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    I will refer to one more instance in my experience upon the subject of revelation all the Latter Day Saints understand that we build Temples for the purpose of administering ordinances for our dead as well as for the living, and the Lord has opened the way in a remarkable manner for many of the members of the Church to obtain records of the names of their dead for several generation I had also obtained a record of some over 3000 of my Father & Mother family, after the Dedication of the
    Dates:
    March 1, 1877
  • Page 17

    Part of Autobiography Leaves from my Journal 1836–1837 Notes

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    To the South Island and preached the Gospel to and baptized nearly all the members of his Church. The excitement became great upon both Islands, and on Sunday the 17 of Sept, I met a large assembly from both Islands in the Baptist Meeting house and took up the same subject that Mr Douglass had dwelt upon against the Book of mormon and our principles I spoke 2 1/2 hours and answered ery every objection against the Book of Mormon or Joseph Smith ...
    Dates:
    September 17, 1837
  • Page 6

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    see paper apart* & after one days rest was enabled to attend to my labors again (see paper apart) Thes I have occupied considerable space in refering to those peculiar circumstances which have attended me during life. And to sum the matter up it stands about those I have broaken both legs (one twice in two) both arms, & both ancles ^my breast bone & 3 ribs^ ^my breast bone & 3 ribs^ have been drowned froze & scalded, & bit with a mad dog, have been in two water wheels under a full head of water * ^have ...