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  • Page 270

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

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    followed by Elder. Z. Coltrin, And in the Afternoon by Elder G. A. Smith, followed by Elders D. Fulmer S. Bent. & C. C. Rich, all of which ably set forth the first principles of the gosepl of Christ, & delivered their testimony (attended with the spirit & power of God) unto the audiance who sat in silence manifesting great interest and attention. At the close of the meeting that warmth of friendship, & ^feeling of^ kindness of that ...
    Dates:
    June 3, 1844
  • Page 316

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

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    to those that want to go away from this place I would say wait untill the time comes. I will give you the key. North and South America is Zion and as soon as the temple is done and you get your endowment you can go and build up statkes but dont be in haste, wait untill the Lord says go. If you have the spirit of God you can discover right from wrong. when all is right with the priesthood is right ^&^ A ...
  • Page 321

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

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    23rd [FIGURE] I met with the quorum of the Twelve in council, a little time or some of them. I visited Emma Smith the widow of the prophet she let me have a peace of oak for a Staff [FIGURE] out of the [FIGURE] coffin of the Prophet Joseph who was inhumanly martered in Carthage Ill in company with his brother Hiram. Emma also let me have a Pair of gloves composed of white cotton and Mrs
  • Page 325

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

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    I settelled with Mr Hiram Kimball and I gave him my due Bill to the amount of [blank] I settled my accounts and business with several individuals. I had calls from several friend during the day and evening I spent the evening in packing up my trunk and writing August 25, 1844 ~ Sunday 25th Sunday I met with the congregation of the Saints in Nauvoo I was called upon to address them inasmuch as I was about to leave them to ...
    Dates:
    August 25, 1844
  • Page 329

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

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    my heavenly father in the name of Jesus Christ and by virtue of the Holy Priesthood and the Keys of the kingdom of God that he would spedily avenge the blood of Joseph the Prophet Seer and Revelator, and Hiram the Patriarch, which had been shed by the hands of the American gentile nation, upon all the heads of the Nation and State that have aided, abeted or perpetrated the horid deed, of sheding the blood of those righteous men even the Lords anointed. I ...
  • Page 104

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

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    get the spirit of God & then he can see & many other usful remarks he made. A Hymn was then sung. Then several questions were asked 1st Can any member officer in any branch of the church say their word is law & should be obayed (No) Is it right for an A priest to be joined to a Teacher to go & visit the houses of each member when their duty is set forth in the covenants. (Yes any members that are officers from High Priest ...
  • Page 112

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

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    E P Magin represented the Church in Gilsom N.H. containing members 42 among the No are two cousins of President Joseph Smith one the postmaster of the Place Elder Bryant represented the Georgetown Branch containing members 30 But not much of the spirit of gathering Elder E Snow remarked he did not wonder they had not the spirit of gathering when their Presiding Elder Nathaniel Holmes & his son Elder ...
  • Page 113

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

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    Elder P. P. Pratt arose and remarked that some tell us that they have taught the gathering according to the scriptures, but to teach the gathering from the scriptures alone is not sufficient for by this they would be left in doubt they would not know whether to gather to Jerrusalem to Africa or America. It is right to teach ^the gathering^ according to the scripturs but we are not left to this alone, we know & all the Saints aught to know that God ...
  • Page 114

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

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    Elder B. Young arose & said, he wished to make a few general remarks concerning the subject of our faith we hear the Elders represent the feelings of the Brethren concerning the gathering. The spirit of the Lord Jesus Christ is a gathering spirit & the its tendency is to gather the virtuous & good the honest & meek of the earth, & in fine the saints of God. The time has come when the Lord is determin to fullfill his purpose. Had we lived in the ...
  • Page 116

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

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    persons shall act upon their agency, which was the case even with the angels that fell from heaven. Now will you help us to build the Nauvoo House & Temple if so you will be blessed if not we will build it alone And if you dont harken you will not have the spirit of the Lord, for the spirit of the Lord is on the moove. The Apostles tried to gather the people together in their day. Christ said he would gather the ...