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  • Page 241

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

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    Peter had defined the spirit of God of the fruits of it be Prophecy, dreams, visions, revelations &c yes this is the spirit of God the spirit of Prophecy, dreams, visions, heal the sick, & all the great things, & I will in the last days pour out my spirit upon all flesh. this is the definition of the Spirit. All were called to be baptized without any exceptions, villians Harlots Scoundrel and all. A question, how long would it take the sectarian religion before they would prophe[s]y & have the gifts of the spirits of God, it would take ...
  • Page 154

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

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    M. Holmes at 12 oclock we reached Buffaloo at 6 oclock in the morning the 1st day of June the Ice was still in lake Erie distance of the day 184 miles fare to Buffaloo $2.50 cts. June 1, 1837 ~ Thursday JUNE 1st We went aboard the Indiana the U.S.A. line Capt foot on the Erie canal, travled as follows from Buffaloo to Black Rock 4 miles Black Rock to ...
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    June 1, 1837 June 2, 1837 June 3, 1837 June 4, 1837
  • Page 115

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

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    By receiving the gospel which we have brought unto you, yes & thousands have & it stands as a testimony that God has got a Prophet on the earth, you might have been baptized seventy times seven in any way except the way God had ordained and pointed out & you would not have received the Holy Ghost, this also is a testimony to you. Are ye ingaged in the great work with us ye will say yes, can ye do any good? yes ye can. The sectarian ...
  • Page 120

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

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    And I Prophecy in the name of the Lord that whether Boston Saints or who may stand for it or rise against it that almost numberless milions will selebrate that day when the founda- tion of this work was laid. G A Smith arose and said that he was pleased with the many remarks that had been made this day you can see a similarity between the two Josephs & the Laws that were given. Says one who believes ...
  • Page 162

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

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    August 22, 1840 ~ Saturday 22nd [FIGURE] P I received a letter from Mrs Woodruff under date of July 2nd which I was truly rejoice to receive, [FIGURE] I wrote her one in return a double letter one yesterday & on[e] to day {and enclosed} 1/2 {sovereign for Sarah and Wilford} we also received a letter from B. Young & a copy of the 4th Star. I spent the day in writing. I walked out in the ...
    Dates:
    August 22, 1840 August 23, 1840 August 24, 1840
  • Page 9

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

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    March 1st 1801 My parents both father and mother were born and bred in the town of Farmington Connecticut. My father Aphek Woodruff was the Son of Eldad Woodruff. My mother Bulah Thompson was the daughter of Lot Thompson all of the town of Farmington C.t. I was born in the north part of the town of Farmington which is now called Avon March 1st 1807. From the age of 14 to 23 my ...
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    March 1, 1801 March 1, 1807
  • Page 10

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

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    December 29th 1833 were neither contending nor receievi ng the faith once delivered to the Sain ts I could not discover the Church or body of Christ visible among men. I believed the Church of Christ was in the wilderness and that there had been a falling away from the pure and undefiled religion before God And I was a looking for the Church to arise and again to be esstablished upon the foundation of the ancient Apostles and Prophets Christ Jesus the Chief Corner Stone. After ...
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    December 29, 1833
  • Page 18

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

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    May 1st 1834 respecting the gospel and Kingdom of God than I had ever receieved from the whole Sectarian world. According to appointment on the first day of May 1834 we left Kirtland for Missouri there was not but a small part of the company left Kirtland untill the Monday following on account of their not being in readi ness going five days later. There was four baggage waggons and rising of 20 men in the ...
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    May 1, 1834 May 6, 1834 May 8, 1834
  • Page 271

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

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    the acceptable year of the Lord, when he is about to deluge the world in fire! This tremen- dious event is passed over by the pulpit as a doomsday work of Almighty God, when it is to be pre millennial and probably consummated on the present generation. A deluge of water once depopulated the world for crime; a similar scourge, by a different elem- ent, has a similar mission to perform & for a like cause. The measure of human crime is coming to the full, and the arm of Omnipotence ...
  • Page 240

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

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    December 23, 1840 ~ Wednesday Dec Wednesday 23rd I called upon Mr Phil Filippo Pistrucci 46 Charloette Street Fitzroy square & I took my first sitting of two hours & a half for him to take my Portrait [FIGURE] I conversed with Him upon the subject of religion, he had formerly belonged to the Catholic faith but seeing so much iniquity in the Priest while in Itily He denyed & rejected the Roman religion & wrote against all ...
    Dates:
    December 23, 1840 December 24, 1840