Church History Library of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
People & Places
Excerpt:President Wilford Woodruff said we had met to partake of the emblems of the body and blood of Christ. No Latter Day Saint ought to be ashamed of being a follow- er of our Savior altho he came on this earth in a very humble condition. See how he suffered bled and died, while at the same time he had power to destroy those who were persecuting him. The prophet ^39 years^ Joseph Smith while in prison showed his devotion to God and his Christ, as witness his prayer ...
Excerpt:a time in organizing the church, performing miracles, etc. He was a very poor man. Did not have wherewith to pay his taxes until he sent Peter to catch a fish with money in its belly for that purpose. As Christ gave his life for others, so it was to be the same with others, Joseph Smith gave his life. It was necessary for the Testator to seal his testimony with their blood. It seems as though this was to be the case from before the ...
Excerpt:"I have resserved judgements for all my enemies" has been verified all through the states of Mo. That State suffered in kind, only in greater abundance, the punishment inflicted by them on the Saints while in their midst. It was far better to leave justice to God rather than take it in our own hands. This Kingdom is set up for ever. The Celestial Law of Marriage the highest law he ever gave to the children of men. He will hold every man responsible for his own deeds ...
Excerpt:religions, all having different ways to heaven. Tim said when they got there there would be a "Hell of a heaven," the speaker thought so too. Exhorted all the priesthood to be alive to their duties and callings. A priest or teacher or deacon had power with the heavens just as well as an Apostle had. Prayed God to bless all present and all Gods people. ...