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  • Page 124

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    in the name of JESUS CHRIST & that the Lord Would give me great Power, Knowledg, & wisdom & faith so that I should heal the sick caus the Blind the lame to leap as an heart. the Deaf to hear stop the mouths of Lions & rase the dead to life & waft myself (as did Philip) from River to river from sea to sea & from con tinant to continant for the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Page 53

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

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    make or translators make it out to say Paradise but what is Paradise it is a modern word it does not answer at all to the original that Jesus made use of, their is nothing in the original in any language that signif- ies Paradise. But it was this day I will be with thee in the world of spirits & will teach thee or answer thy inquiries. The thief on the cross was to be with Jesus Christ in the world of spirits he did not say Paradise or ...
  • Page 203

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

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    There was no bell here to toll But many a briny tear did fall With look our own hearts did tell Little Sarah Dear farewell Yes little Sarah lovly one Sleep on Sleep on, till Christ shall come Then thou wilt rise shake of[f] thy dust BAnd be numbered with the just Brother Woodruff except of this piece of compo- sition from one who had evry feeling but that of a parent for your departed Sarah M. T. Smoot Phebe's letter was Dated July 18th 1840 ...
  • Page 78

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    Soon after the meeting was dissmissed Miss Elizabeth Wilson was attacked with violent sickness {Elder Wells and myself assisted her throughout the night} we thought she would soon depart but the Lord was merciful unto her {Elizabeth was a lady possessing a generous heart a refined mind and adoring and expanded} thought {celebrated for her accomplishment and the knowledge and right she possesses and [uses] her} qualifications {to the best advantage} Elizabeth had much influence in the society of her acquaintance esspecially her sect March 29, 1836 ~ Tuesday March 29
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    March 29, 1836 March 30, 1836 March 31, 1836 April 1, 1836 April 2, 1836 April 3, 1836 April 4, 1836 April 5, 1836 April 6, 1836
  • Page 67

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    MY WIFE'S SPIRIT RETURNS TO HER BODY. same to depart from her, and the spirit of life to enter her body. Her spirit returned to her body, and from that hour she was made whole; and we all felt to praise the name of God, and to trust in Him and to keep His commandments. While this operation was going on with me (as my wife re- lated afterwards) her spirit left her body, and she saw it lying upon the bed, and the sisters weeping. She looked ...
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    December 6, 1838 December 11, 1838
  • Page 76

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. and milk, and ate it; then put on his hat and followed us into the street, to visit others who were sick. The unbeliever may ask: “Was there not deception in this?” If there is any deception in the mind of the unbeliever, there was certainly none with Elijah Fordham, the dying man, nor with those who were present with him, for in a few min- utes more he would have been in the spirit world, had he not been rescued. Through the ...
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 24 April 1840

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    will be several hundred Baptzed soon in this part of the vineyard there is now nearly 200 sants here & the work if but just begun to human appearance Elders Young, & Richards, & myself will continued in this part of the vineyard untill we have secured the grain which is ripe for the harvest the work is rooling [rolling] on in every part of England where the word is faithfully proclamd we have sent the Minutes of our Conferene to the Editors of the Times & Seasons ...
  • 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 ...
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    September 16, 1856 September 17, 1856 September 18, 1856 September 20, 1856 September 21, 1856
  • Page 78

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

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    A Saviour which is Christ the Lord" This is the Saviour born in Bethlehem of Judea. He said one cause of his ^why I^ taking this tex[t] was ^is^ that a school teacher in Great Salt Lake City asked her whole school if they would tell her whare Jesus was born born & not one of them could tell her it is true they were mostly small schollars but there was one almost a man grown & he could not tell. I think there is a neglect among ...