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  • Page 244

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

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    made in his image and talked with him, walked with him. In order to understand the dead for the consolation of those that mourn, I want you to understand God and how he comes to be God. We suppose that God was God from eternity, I will refute that Idea, or I will do away or take away the veil so you may see. It is the first principle to know that we may convers with him and that he once was man like us, and the Father was once on ...
  • Page 245

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

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    Barasheet in the beginning, Analize the word in and through the head, an old Jew added the word Bath, it red the head one of the gods, broat forth the gods. I will transpose it in the english language. I want you to know & learn that the Holy Ghost knows sumthing. The grand Council set at the head and contemplated the creation of the world, some will say the script- ures say so & so, but I will show you a text out of an old book containing the four ...
  • Page 248

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

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    apostates in this Church they never scease to try to hurt me, they have got the same spirit the devil had, you cannot save them, they make open war like the devil, stay all that hear, dont make any hasty mooves you may be saved, if a spirit of Bitterness is in you, dont be in haste, Say you that man is a sinner, well if he repents he shall be forgiven. I could go back and trace evry subject of interest concerning the relationship of man to God if i had time, their is many mansions in my ...
  • Page 323

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

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    untill God has given ^thee^ the desires of thy heart in seeing the Keys of the Kingdom of God held in the hands of thy Posterity so planted in the earth that they shall never be taken from it untill he reigns whose right it is to reign. Let thy heart be comforted in the midst of thy sorrow, for thou shalt be had in honorable remem berance forever in the congregations of the righteous thou shalt be remembered in thy wants during the remainder of thy day, and when thou art ...
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    August 24, 1844
  • Page 139

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

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    March 20, 1842 ~ Sunday March 20th Sunday. Sermon of Joseph the Seer A large assembly of Saints gather together at an early hour to hear a discours deliverd upon the subject of Baptism by Joseph the Seer, but as a young child was dead & his corpes presented in the assembly it called forth many remarks from The speaker upon death & the resurrection which were in the highest degree interesting [ink color change] & his remarks upon Baptism was truly glorious to the believer in ...
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    March 20, 1842
  • Page 191

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

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    the saints of God gatherd, Zion built up, & the saints to come up as saviors on mount Zion but how are they to become Saviors on Mount Zion by building their temples erecting their Baptismal fonts & going forth & receiving all the ordinances, baptisms, confirmations, washings anointings ordinations, & sealing powers upon our heads in behalf of all our Progenitors who are dead & redeem them that they may come forth in the first resurrection & be exhalted to thrones of glory with us, & herein is the ...
  • Page 292

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

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    Blood of Prophets and Saints. Their was to be two Prophets in Jerrusalem slain, for they tormented them. Prophets are always a torment to the People for they tell them the truth, reprove their transgressions speak of the Judgments that are to come, when those prophets were to be slain the people all would rejoice & send Presents to one another because the prophets who had tormented them were slain, but in three days they stood upon their feet & the Joy of their enemies was of short duration. It is so now ...
  • Page 271

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

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    June 4, 1844 ~ Tuesday 4th We Passed through sandstone & Jacksonburgh a large town; the state prision is there. we spent the night at Br Noah W. Bartholomew near Jacksonburg here we found Elder Hiram J. Brown who had been cut of[f] from the church in Nauvoo by an accusation presented by Elder Elsworth he was still preaching we talked with him he said he would harken to council & do what we told him to, manifested a good spirit & wished ...
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    June 4, 1844
  • Page 34

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

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    April 16, 1843 ~ Sunday April 16th President J. Smith Addressed the assem- bly of the saints at the temple of the Lord upon the subject of the saints death burial & resurrection of the saints. He had been requested to preach a funeral sermon by several persons who had died lost friends & he had Just Received information that Elder Lorenzo Barnes had died in England we received this information by a letter from Elder ...
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    April 16, 1843
  • Page 35

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

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    his bones to the land of Canann & they did so they embalmed his body took it to the land of Canaan & buryed it with his fathers their is a glory in this that many do not comprehend. It is true that in the resurrrection that the bodies will be caught up to meet the Lord & the saints will all be brought together though they were scattered upon the face of the whole earth yet they would not as readily salute each other as though they lay ...