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  • Page 51

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

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    July 14th Our daughter Sarah Emma in half an hour after she was born performed a journey in the arms of Sister Sarah Foss through the garret, chambers, & lower rooms, & principly through the whole house. Is not this an omen of her being an extensive traveller in her day let time determin. Mrs Woodruff was comfortable through the day more so than could have been expected. Happy is that people whose God is the Lord July 15, 1838 ~ Sunday 15 Sunday ...
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    July 14, 1838 July 15, 1838 July 16, 1838 July 17, 1838 July 18, 1838 July 19, 1838 July 20, 1838 July 21, 1838 July 22, 1838 July 23, 1838 July 24, 1838 July 25, 1838 July 26, 1838
  • Page 55

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

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    made shipwreck of faith and cared for none of these things. We next called upon Br. Jesse Coombs we found them strong in faith we spent the night with them distance of the day 10 miles August 11, 1838 ~ Saturday Aug 11. I took the parting hand with these saints and probably for the last time unless they flee to the land of Zion we bid them farewell & walked to the north end of the Island via Br. Crocketts & Merchants ...
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    August 11, 1838 August 12, 1838 August 13, 1838
  • Page 149

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

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    April 10, 1842 ~ Sunday April 10th Sunday [FIGURE] A plesant morning A large congregation of Saints met at the grove President William Law addressed the assembly for about 1 hour Then Joseph the Seer arose in the power of God reproved & rebuked wickedness before the people in the name of the Lord God. He wished to say a few words to suit the condition of the general mass. ["]And I shall speak with authority of the priesthood in the name of ...
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    April 10, 1842
  • Page 159

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

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    June 18, 1842 ~ Saturday June 18th Saterday The Citizens of Nauvoo both Male & female assembled near the Temple for a general meeting many thousands were assembled Joseph the seer arose & spoke upon several subjects Among other subjects he spoke his mind in great plainness concerning the iniquity & wickedness of Gen John Cook Bennet, & exposed him before the public. He also prophesied in the Name of the Lord concern- ing the merchants in ...
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    June 18, 1842 June 19, 1842
  • Page 219

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

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    Methodist says you can have grace to day, fall from it to morrow, next day have grace again & so follow it, but the doctrin of the scriptures & the spirit of Elijah would show them both fals & take a road between them both for according to the scriptures if a man has receive the good word of God & tasted of the powers of the world to come if they shall fall away it is impossible to renew them again, seeing they have crucified the son of God afresh ...
  • Page 226

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

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    knowledge & mysteries of the kingdom of God in order to sin as far as they wish that they may go to the highest pitch. How often men lay down their lives for their country & other purposes, much better then to die for the cause of God. Good and righteous men will administer justice & rebuke evil & the church should be clensed from bad men & the Lord will take his own way to clens the Church, we should lift up our voice against wickedness of all kinds, but will the rulers of our land do it no ...
  • Page 137

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

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    Reflections From Adam man decended & prospered & blessed untill he polluted the earth by sin & wickedness to that degree that God destroyed the whole world by a flood except 8 souls & they went forth & again peopled the earth & was always blessed when they kept the Commandments of God & was cursed when they broke them. God blessed Abram & made Covenants with him & his seed. Though Israel was in slavery as it were under Pharrio yet when they cryed unto God & was humble God raised up ...
  • Page 43

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

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    gains power & knowledge but when he relaxes for a season he looses much of his power & knowledge. But in all matters temporal or spiritual Preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ or in leading an army to battle victory almost entirely depends upon good order & moderation (in going to battle moove slow dress up into a line & though your enemy rush upon you with fury meet them slow but firmly let not confusion or terror seize your breast but meet them firmly & strike a heavy blow ...
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    May 15, 1843 May 15, 1843 May 20, 1843 May 21, 1843
  • Page 48

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

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    observe all things appertaining to the subject & disern the spirit by which either party was governed we should be in a situation to understand evry spirit & Judge wrighteous judgment & not be asleep we shhould keep order & not let the Council be imposed upon by unruly conduct. The Saints need not think because I am familiar with them & am playful & cheerful that I am ignorant of what is going on inipuity cannot be retained in the Church of any kind ...
    Dates:
    May 28, 1843 May 29, 1843 May 31, 1843
  • Page 52

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

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    Lord an house whereby he could reveal unto his people the ordinances of his house and glories of his kingdom & teach the peopl the ways of salvation for their are certain ordinances & principles that when they are taught and practized, must be done in a place or house built for that purpose this was purposed in the mind of God before the world was & it was for this purpose that God designed to gather together the Jews oft but they would not it is for the same ...