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  • Page 142

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

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    April 7, 1837 ~ Friday April 7th [FIGURE] I spent the day in writing my Journal. & when the shades of evening began to appear I repaired to the house of the LORD in company with Elders Milton Holmes, & Joseph B Nobles for the purpose of worshiping God we entered one of the stands within the veils & fell upon our knees & satan appeared also but not to worship God but to deprive us of the privilege Satan strove against ...
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    April 7, 1837
  • 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 ...
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    April 8, 1837 April 9, 1837
  • Page 148

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

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    thee and reveal unto thee thy duty yea and give unto the[e] many instructions. Thou shalt have the spirit of God to instruct thee in thy mission and lead thee into all truth thou shalt be filled with the spirit of God. Thine eyes shall be opened to look within the veil and behold the things of eternity. ^Yea the Lord of glory shall appear unto thee thou shalt put thy hands upon his feet and feel his wounds with thy hands that thou mayest be a special witness of his name^ Thou ...
  • Page 124

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

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    in the name of JESUS CHRIST & that the Lord Would give me great Power, Knowledg, & wisdom & faith so that I should heal the sick caus the Blind the lame to leap as an heart. the deaf to hear stop the mouths of Lions & rase the dead to life & waft myself (as did Philip) from River to river from sea to sea & from con tinant to continant for the ...
  • Page 130

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

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    February 19, 1837 ~ Sunday Feb. 19th I repaired to the house of the Lord & stood in the midst of the congregation of the saints whare I beheld President JOSEPH SMITH Jr arise in the stand & for several hours addressed the saints in the power of God. Joseph had been absent from Kirtland on bus iness for the church, though not half as long as Moses was in the mount, & many were stir'd up in their hearts & ...
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    February 19, 1837 February 26, 1837 March 1, 1837 March 4, 1837 March 5, 1837 March 22, 1837 March 24, 1837
  • Page 131

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

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    March 23, 1837 ~ Thursday March 23rd I repaired to the house of the Lord at an early hour in the morning to spend the day in prayer and fasting with the saints in Kirtland, as this was a day set apart for that purpose. Immediately after entering the house in com pany with several other Elders, I went within the veil and we bowed down before the Lord in the aronic stand & offer'd a morning sacrifice ...
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    March 23, 1837
  • Page 133

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

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    April 3, 1837 ~ Monday April 3rd The day had now arived for preperations for the solumn assembly the annointing & the endowment of the Elders of Israel or at least for those that were not endowed in Kirtland the strong hold of the daughter of Zion in the spring of 1836 & as I was absent at that time my day is now come & my time at hand for those blessings & I shall record the events of each day of the ...
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    April 3, 1837 April 4, 1837
  • Page 134

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

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    the hands of President Joseph Young we then assisted President Young in washing our Brethren the Elders much of the spirit of God rested upon us I washed & perfumed the bodies of a number of my Brethren & the interview closed after after expressing our feelings to each other. We again met together in the quorum of the sev enties at the upper part of the Lords house at early candle light to receieve our anointing. The quorums of the Deacons, Teachers, & Priest occupied one apartment the Elders ...
  • Page 135

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

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    & power to fly through the midst under heaven as Philip travled by the spirit, that I should have power over my enemies & have long life to bring many into the kingdom of God Also that I should have the riches of the earth & that I should have sons & consecrate them priests unto God in zion & that I should tread upon the ashes of my enemies in Jackson County they that had sought to take my life & the life of my breth ren that went to ...
  • 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