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  • 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 252

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

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    the day of their visitation. This was evident ly the case in the Days of Noah, of Lot, of Cyrus of the Days of Jesus Christ before the overthrow of Jerrusalem & the dispersion of the Jews, among all the gentile nations whare they have remained Deprived of the privileges of the land of their fathers untill the present day. We are informed it will be in like manner at the Coming of the Son of Man. What are the signs of the times in this present generation even in ...
  • Page 253

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

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    some means whareby they can devise some means secure unto themselves, dollars & cents, Pounds shillings & pence, & eartly dominion & power, but in the midst of this mighty struggle, there is a small portion of the community among the nations of the earth, who are looking upon other singns of this present generation as indicating a day big with events, even the restoration of pri- mitive Christianity, the proclamation of the ful- ness of the Everlasting gospel among all natio- ns both Gentile & Jew, the restoration of the ...
  • Page 256

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

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    for more than 1,000 miles was inundated by water which has prooved vary destruct- ive to all that country, & many parts that the water could not reach Insects have help destroy there has also been great losses sustained in oth[e]r parts of that land by storm, hail & fire, & in additions to many other events in America 1840 has brought a change of Politicks through out that nation which will of course make a revolution in Government Affairs in many respe[c]ts. Wars & rumours of wars are among the signs ...
  • Page 257

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

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    been to great expens in fiting out an army of 500,000 men to assist Mehemit Ali & for other purposes. Endeavering at the same time to fort ify Paris by surrounding it with a strong wall, but in the midst of this scenery they have been suffering under one constant torrent of Judgment, the sea has hove itself beyound its bounds the rivers Seine, Saone & Rhone overflowed their banks turned out of therr course & these created a flood unparellelled in that ...
  • Page 260

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

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    On the 1st of Dec a dreadful storm raged on the black sea which caused great destruction of shiping & life, 18 Greek vessels 3 English & a much greater number, of Austrian Sardinians, & Napolitans, were utterly lost even in the channel 7 were cast away. Thus the Lord is beginning to vex all nations with whirlwind, flood, war Earthquakes, Fire, & many Judgments, ass well as signs in the Heavens & Earth of the coming of the Son of Man still the Nations will not learn wisdom neither practice righteousness ...
  • Page 24

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

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    March 26, 1838 ~ Monday March 26 Walked to Mr John Smith from thence to Br Ames & spent the night I was quite Ill the destroyer made a severe attact upon me & I had a sick night distance of the day 3 March 27, 1838 ~ Tuesday 27 I arose quite Ill & spent the day at Br Ames I walked at night to Mr John Kents & Preached at his house 3 March 28, 1838 ~ Wednesday ...
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    March 26, 1838 March 27, 1838 March 28, 1838 March 29, 1838
  • Page 20

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

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    February 19, 1838 ~ Monday Feb 19th An uncommon blustering day the air is full of snow and roads blocked up we spent the day in visiting the people they appeared believing. We started to go to our appointment at the school house and we had to wallow about a mile through the snow drifts without a road I froze one of my ears during the time. After Preaching to the people we returned to Mr Robert Baily's and spent the night {distance} 4 m February 20, 1838 ~ Tuesday ...
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    February 19, 1838 February 20, 1838 February 21, 1838 February 22, 1838 February 23, 1838
  • Page 94

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

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    May 21, 1839 ~ Tuesday May 21st I spent this day vary pleasently I rode out on a land excursion in viewing the territory for several miles in the the regions around Montrose our company consisted of seven persons viz the first Presidency Joseph, Sidney, & Hiram three of the Twelve Brigham George & Willford one of the seventy Br Bates Nobles & also Brother Elias Higby making the eight person Brother Nobles ...
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    May 21, 1839 May 22, 1839 May 23, 1839 May 24, 1839 May 25, 1839
  • Page 6

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

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    JANuary 1st 1841 I find myself this New Years morning in com- pany with Elder H. C. Kimball. at No 40 Ironmonger Row Saint Lukes LONDON The Metropolis of England, the largest commercial city in the world Population 1,600,000. We are enjoying good health & spirits [FIGURE] I received a letter from Elder H. Glover I celebrated this new years Day by Baptizing two persons in a bath at Tabernacle Square. We dined at Doctor Copeland'ss, we read a letter sent ...