St. George Temple, St. George, Washington County, Utah Territory

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. possession a large amount of money to make payment on their land purchase. This was known to some road agents in the vicinity, who gathered a company of robbers and went on ahead of Brother Rich and lay in ambush, intending to kill the "Mormons" and rob them of their money. Before reaching the company of robbers Brother Rich came to a by-path or trail. The Spirit then told him to take that path. The brethren with him marveled at his course, not knowing ...
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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. In that case it dictated me quite contrary to my expecta- tions, for I had appointments out for a week ahead. But I obeyed the voice of the Spirit, went south as I was directed to, and my readers know the result. I will refer to one more instance in my experience upon the subject of revelation: All the Latter-day Saints understand that we build temples for the purpose of administering ordinances for the dead as well as for the living. The Lord has opened the way in ...
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    March 1, 1877
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    PATRIARCHAL BLESSINGS. temple of the Lord; and thousands of others have received the same blessings in the same way. President Young received revelations in that temple, and there are yet many revelations to be received in the last days, concerning the redemption of the dead and many other sub- jects, but they will all be manifest in due time through the proper authority unto the Church and Kingdom of God. There are many other manifestations of the power of God and the revelations of Jesus Christ ...
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    CONTENTS. CHAPTER XXII. Continue my Journey—Leave Elder Taylor in Germantown— Arrival in Cleveland—Take Steamer from There to Buffalo— Delayed by a Storm—Go to Farmington, my Father's Home —Death of my Grandmother—My Uncle Dies—I preach his Funeral Sermon—Arrive in New York—Sail for Liverpool—Encounter Storms and Rough Weather—Arrive in Liver- pool. Page 72. CHAPTER XXIII. Our Visit to Preston—Our First Council in
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    Part of Autobiography 1882 Leaves from My Journal Notes Testimony

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    I will refer to one more instance in my experience upon the subject of revelation all the Latter Day Saints understand that we build Temples for the purpose of administering ordinances for our dead as well as for the living, and the Lord has opened the way in a remarkable manner for many of the members of the Church to obtain records of the names of their dead for several generation I had also obtained a record of some over 3000 of my Father & Mother family, after the Dedication of the
    Dates:
    March 1, 1877
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    Part of Autobiography 1882 Leaves from My Journal Notes Testimony

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    and thousands of others have received the same blessings in the same way President Young received revelation in that Temple & there are yet many revelations to be received in the last days concerning the redemption of the dead many other subjects but they will all be manifest in due time through the proper to authority unto the Church & kingdom of God. There are many other manifestations of the power of God and the revelations of Jesus Christ to us in our lives but I have said suffient upon this ...