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  • Page 192

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

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    face had the appearance of much meekness love & light I said Oh, he said fear not, he came & touch[ed] me with his hand then fear departed from me. I said doth the Lord love me so much, he said it is thy faith in the servents of the God of heaven. Though hast clothed the Naked & fed the hungry & the God of heaven will feed thee forever & forever. & the desire of thy heart shall be granted thee in Gods own time. No weapon shall prosper against thee ...
    Dates:
    October 16, 1840
  • Page 193

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

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    & she was healed. I visited a Mr Parrott who was sick but he had an evil spirit in him that rejected the truth & I did not lay hands upon him. I preached at night at Br Joseph Tate 24 Park st Birmingham this is the first time that I have Preached in Birmingham there is 4 Saints in Birmingham sever[al] others are rea dy for Baptism there will be a spedy work in that town through the mercy of God & the labour of Elder
    Dates:
    October 17, 1840 October 18, 1840
  • Page 200

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

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    friends let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth & my right hand forget her cunning when I will not take a Wesleanyan by the hand & call him Brother. A Church Minister sayes My Lord & Wesleyan friends, I wish you while looking at the Church of England to cover her Imperfections with the cloke of charity & while observing the church of Scotland to do the same & I would readily cover the impe[r] perfections of the Wesleyan Society but I know not whare they are, I would not ...
  • Page 119

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

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    December 7, 1841 ~ Tuesday Dec 7th I spent most of my time in the Store but in the evening I attended meeting & herd a discourse deliverd by Lyman Wight who declaired some most stirling truths concerning the building of the Temple & the Nauvoo House if the Saints did not do it they would be rejected as a Church with their dead saith the Lord we should again be driven &c he spoke in truth & ...
    Dates:
    December 7, 1841 December 8, 1841 December 9, 1841 December 11, 1841 December 12, 1841 December 13, 1841 December 14, 1841 December 15, 1841 December 16, 1841 December 17, 1841 December 18, 1841
  • Page 120

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

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    December 19, 1841 ~ Sunday Dec 19th Sunday I met with the Twelve in the morning & held a Council, & in the evening I met at Joseph's the seer & herd a discours deliverd by Elder Kimball who opened by prayer read a chapter in the Book [of] mormon & spake as he was led by the Spirit of God, he spake of the parable of Jeremiah of the clay in the hands of the potter: That when it marrdd in the ...
    Dates:
    December 19, 1841
  • Page 45

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    BEGIN TO BAPTIZE THE PEOPLE. I had much liberty in speaking, and informed the people that the Lord had raised up a prophet and organized His Church as in the days of Christ and the ancient apostles, with prophets, apostles and the gifts as anciently, and that He had brought forth the Book of Mormon. At the close of my remarks Elder Hale bore testimony. I gave liberty for anyone to speak that might wish to. As no one responded, I announced that we would hold ...
    Dates:
    September 3, 1837
  • Page 48

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. search out the blood of Ephraim, the honest and meek of the earth, and gather them from those islands, rocks, holes and caves of the earth unto Zion. We prayed, and rejoiced together. The Spirit of God rested upon us; we spoke of Christ and the ancient prophets and apostles in Jerusalem; of Nephi, Alma, Mormon and Moroni in America; Joseph, Hyrum,
    Dates:
    September 6, 1837 October 2, 1837
  • Page 51

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    ATTEMPTS MADE TO DISTURB MY MEETINGS. society of Mrs. Woodruff, my companion. I had been declar- ing the word of the Lord through the islands many days, the Spirit of God was working among the people, prejudice was giving way, and the power of God was manifest by signs fol- lowing those who believed. I spent this New Year's Day visiting the Saints and their neighbors, and met a congregation at Captain Chas. Brown’s, where I spoke to them for a while, and at the ...
    Dates:
    January 13, 1838
  • Page 57

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    A CONFERENCE HELD. been a prominent Elder in the Church, and had labored with me as a missionary, had apostatized and been cut off from the Church. Learning that I was building up branches of the Church upon the island, he and other apostates conspired to block up my way by writing lies to the people and stirring up a spirit of mobocracy upon the islands. They succeeded in exerting a strong influence with the wicked, but I knew they could not hinder the work of ...
    Dates:
    April 6, 1838 April 11, 1838 April 13, 1838 April 17, 1838
  • Page 75

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    HEALING THE SICK. passing by my door, Brother Joseph said: "Brother Wood- ruff, follow me.” These were the only words spoken by any of the company from the time they left Brother Brigham's house till we crossed the public square, and entered Brother Ford- ham's house. Brother Fordham had been dying for an hour, and we expected each minute would be his last. I felt the power of God that was overwhelming His Prophet. When we entered the house, Brother Joseph walked ...