Salvation

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  • Page 233

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

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    us great things, dont think strange if men dont think of great things when I obtained a great & glorious principle I felt like locking it up lest the people would laugh at me. And while we were together & telling one thing we would learn another; I speak of these things to do away with the notion or feelings about our secret meetings was their any thing wrong then no, neither will their be now. No, I have no fear of it what God does is for my salvation & the ...
  • Page 237

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

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    king in heaven and quarrel about the office of constable on earth. The kingdom of God may rise up in the midst of the kingd of the world and live above all laws, and not be a law abiding man, I will live above all law I will pay my taxes & obey all requirments that the goverment has uppon me. the reason we was mob in Mo was because we would not have any thing to do with the laws we did not break any we lived above them so they sent a mob upon us ...
    Dates:
    April 7, 1844
  • 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 247

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

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    How comes the awful responsibility if in relation to our dead, if they do not be baptized they must be damned. (I wish I had 40 days to talk) what promises are made, what can be said if in the grave, God dwells in eternity, and he does not view things as we do, the greatest responsibility lade open us in this life is in relation to our dead Paul cannot be made perfect without us, for it is necessary that the seals are in our hands to seal our children & ...
  • 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 Elder
    Dates:
    April 8, 1837 April 9, 1837
  • 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 ...
    Dates:
    August 24, 1844
  • Page 192

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

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    before we get our salvation secure for thei[r] is so many fools in the world for the devil to operate upon it gives him the advantage often times. The question is freequently asked can we not be saved without going through with all thes ordinances &c I would answer no not the fulness of salvation, Jesus said their was many mansions in his fathers house & he would go & prepare a place for them. House here named should have been translated Kingdom & any person who is exhalted ...
  • Page 116

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

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    September 27, 1839 ~ Friday to September 28, 1839 ~ Saturday ^[FIGURE] 84 27th Sept 1839 My Grand Mother Anna Thompson Died this day Aged 84 years^ 27-28th I still continue at Fathers house was quite Ill. I parted with Br Webster September 29, 1839 ~ Sunday 29th Sunday I spent the day at Fathers I had an interview in the evening with Br Ozem Woodruff I was truly glad to see him, he ...
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    September 27, 1839 September 28, 1839 September 29, 1839 September 30, 1839 October 1, 1839 October 2, 1839 October 3, 1839 October 4, 1839
  • Page 150

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

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    July 13, 1840 ~ Monday July 13th I received a lengthy & interesting Letter from ^[FIGURE] Letter from Phebe W W^ Phebe W. Woodruff from which I made some extracts to be inserted in the Star which will appear in the 4th No. My wife informs me in this Letter that the Rev Mr Bogart a Methodist Preacher who was the Leader of the Missouri mob in the persecution of the Saints, has shot a man during the Election who ...
    Dates:
    July 13, 1840