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  • Page 120

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

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    together. then after rising another hundred feet I entered another Intrenchment like the one below & after this another & thus Intrenchment lay above Intrenchment untill we ^I^ reached the top of the hill which was nearly flat or level & lay in a circle or round & not being more than one or two acres on the top & thus I stood upon the top of this Bacon or hill from 10 to 1500 feet in highth & while surveighing the surrounding Country I could also behold the deep ...
    Dates:
    May 12, 1840
  • Page 239

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

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    the keys of the kingdom of God who can oppose it not war with the sword but with another power, the world has always been sheding Blood. I proclaim peace not war, & this is what he calls the kingdom. Has not the kingdom of God a right to extend in any part of the world to do good. Beat swords into plow shares & spears into pruning hooks, & it shall be a kingdom of glory, peace, ^&^ salvation. Let no man be alarmed because the Lord said that the kingdom of God should swallow up all other kingdoms ...
  • 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 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 140

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

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    takes its flight for the realities of the eternal world are resting upon him in mighty power & when evry earthly support & prop fails him, he then sensibly feels the eternal truths of the imm- ortality of the Soul. *Also the doctrin of Baptizi- ng children or sprinkling them or they must welter in Hell is a doctrin not true not supported in Holy writ & is not consistant with the character of God. The moment that children leave this world they are taken to the bosom of Abraham. The ownly ...
  • Page 40

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    one year ago this morning I left Kirtland in company with Elder Hale to go to the Islands of the sea the Lord hath prospered our way & blessed be his name. Whare will another May day find me O, LORD thou knowest. After being refreshed by the breeze I drew my pen & wrote these lines & then returned to E. Elstons house & felt refreshed by our morning's walk. We dined at Mr Elstons & walked to Westtown & appointed a meeting ...
    Dates:
    June 1, 1838 June 2, 1838 June 3, 1838 June 4, 1838 June 5, 1838 June 6, 1838
  • Page 141

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

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    The saints began to open their mouths & they were filled with language unto edification one a prayer another exortation some a doctrin & a psalm others a toungue, some an interpretation Prophecy was also poured out upon us & all things was done decently & in order & the night was spent gloriously by the saints much of the gifts of the gospel rested upon us. One Brother clothed with the gift of tongues laid his hands upon my head & prophesied great blessing upon me another brother possessing the
  • Page 15

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

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    for a season seemed to rest be with John alone. The Lord promised Zecheriah that he should have a son, which was a desendant of Aaron & the Lord promised that the priesthood should continue with Aaron & his seed throughout their generations. Let No man take this honour upon himself except he be called of God as was Aaron, & Aaron received his Call by Revelation. An angel of God Also appeared unto Zecheriah while in the Temple [and said] that he should have a son ...
  • Page 73

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

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    As this is a day that many are celebrating the mariage of the Queen, I thought it no more than just & right that I should honor the King of heaven by advocating his cause & preaching the gospel of his Son Jesus Christ so I walked out into the Market Place accompanied by Elder Alfred Corden, & Deacon Wm Bradbury, & Brother George Simpsons, & we began to sing prases unto God & call upon his name & a congreg ation flocked around ...
    Dates:
    February 11, 1840
  • Page 24

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    133 others. Ordained 2. Patriarchs 3 High Priest 149 Elders 134, Priests 62 Teachers & 14 Deacons Esstablished 75 Preaching Places Planted 55 Churches Numbering 1565 members. 28 Blessed 171 Children there were 218 cases of healing under my hand I married 14 Couple, was baptized for 36 Dead friends. Baptized for 135 Dead. Reported & recorded in my Journals 30 of President Joseph Smith sermons, & 25 of the quorum of the Twelve I wrote 563 Letters recieved 257 Letters. Procured 205 subscribers for ...
    Dates:
    February 7, 1845 February 8, 1845