spirit of God

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  • Page 146

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    and unto they servants the Presidency of thy church & we dedicate this House unto the[e] from the Foundation to the top thereof And we pray that the spirit & power of the Devil may never have Dominion over any man or power or place in the mind of any man who labours in this room we pray that thou wilt bless us O Lord with thy holy spirit that we may never profane they name in this house or dishonour the Holy priesthood or bring reproach upon thy cause or ...
    Dates:
    September 16, 1856 September 17, 1856 September 18, 1856 September 20, 1856 September 21, 1856
  • Page 150

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    September 29, 1856 ~ Monday 29th I Entered many articles for the state Fair I met with the Nauvoo Legion on Parade Lieut General Wells Addressed the Legion & reproved them sharply for not being more interested in the interest of the Legion He was followed by col Little A Rockwood & W Woodruff & E D Woolley September 30, 1856 ~ Tuesday 30th [FIGURES] The Calafornia Mail came in & brought me 1 Letter ...
    Dates:
    September 29, 1856 September 30, 1856 October 1, 1856 October 2, 1856
  • Page 153

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    President Young then baptized the following persons Joseph Young D. H. Wells A. Carrington L. W. Hardy J. C. Little & Gilbert Clements & was mouth in confirming them all except D. H. Wells. H.C. Kimball spoke upon his head, this made 10 persons which President Young Baptized & confirmed. * Heber C Kimball then baptized President Brigham Young & confirmed him & said (J. M. Grant also laid on ...
    Dates:
    October 3, 1856 October 4, 1856
  • Page 155

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    2 weeks ago I then told the people or the females that I would release them at conference I will do so on certain conditions & that is that you will appear forthwith at my office & give good & sufficient reasons & then marry men that will not have but one wife In the Afternoon the following Elders addressed the Assembly Elder C. H. Wheelock, James Ferguson, Wm C. Dunbar Elder Bunkerd & C. G. Webb all spoke in ...
    Dates:
    October 7, 1856
  • Page 158

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    sins for the day has come when it will not do to trifle with the Things of God nor with his servants who hold the keys of the kingdom & are called to lead us I called upon the Presidents of the seventies & all the seventies to begin this hour to call upon God for the Holy spirit & advised them to stop work & give themselves to prayer untill they could get the spirit of God I had the spirit of God in speaking unto the people I told them I had recorded what Elder
    Dates:
    October 8, 1856 October 9, 1856
  • Page 159

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    Bishop Hoagland spoke a short time & closed the meeting The Bishops of this City were baptized to day & confirmed October 10, 1856 ~ Friday 10th I called upon A Carrington found him unwell I called upon President Young & asked him to hear History read. It was a Cold day I spent the day in the office. ElderPresidents Kimball & Grant were about home attending to their duties. I attended ...
    Dates:
    October 10, 1856 October 11, 1856 October 12, 1856
  • Page 108

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    life & salvation & we prove that we bear this principle through evry difficulty (which we are called to pass through) it is our duty to make evry sacrafice that is required of us so that our Father in heaven, the Holy Angels, & all Just men who sit enthroned in glory power, & dominion may look upon us in this capacity ie that is that they may see in their Kingdoms that we do prove to them that we are willing to make evry sacrafize ^if i may call it a sacrifize^ on Earth endearing ...
  • Page 109

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    for if we say or do things which are wrong we are under obligation to confess our faults, it would be a hard matter for me to confess that I had done wrong knowingly. You should be governed by righteousness. Let every Elder in Israel look upon his brethren & sisters like little children. when a person does a wrong in his foolish weekness look upon it as such. (we see the child[re]n of man laboring hard to obtain wealth they labour night & day to obtain this object) but wealth will not give you wisdom ...
  • Page 117

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    February 11, 1856 ~ Monday 11th I spent the day in the Presidents upper room with the committee to work on the reader. President Young kindly offered the committee his upper room to work in while getting out the Books. [FIGURE] we met with the regency this evening at the Presidents upper room the work of the committee was red & excepted the rema- inder of the evening was occupied by exercises upon the black board Another committee of revision or examination was appointed to assist us who were ...
    Dates:
    February 11, 1856 February 12, 1856 February 16, 1856 February 17, 1856
  • Page 118

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    gospel was offered unto them but when they put to death their king & savior the gospel was taken from them & given to the gentiles it was also given to the Lamanites & ten tribes of Israel. the first were to be last & the last first it will now come to the gentiles first then to the ten tribes of Israel & to the Lamanite before it will go to the Jews they will be the last to received it who has ever herd of the Jews having the spirit of God ...
    Dates:
    February 18, 1856 February 19, 1856 February 20, 1856 February 21, 1856 February 22, 1856 February 23, 1856 February 24, 1856