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    Now that the world may know that our faith in the work and word of the Lord is firm and unshaken, and to show all nations, kindreds, tongues and people that our object
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    Prest. Young by his persevering industry, untiring energy, and unexampled faithfulness, has been enabled to gather the Saints into the mountains, to the very place that Joseph had organized a company to explore: sent the Elders to almost every nation; translated the book of Mormon, and the revelations into many languages, and published them to the four quarters of the earth; and been enabled to defend the Saints from the unconstitutional aggressions of our chief Magistrate. The God of Israel hath done [his thus] his servant Brigham, and his faithful brethren who have stood by him
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    Now we will endeavour to show forth the effects manifested by the Holy Ghost anciently, and the bless- ings which flowed from it. Let us turn to Cor. xii. – The Apostle Paul tells us that no man can say that Jesus is the Lord, but by the Holy Ghost. Now, there are diversities of gifts, or blessings – namely, wisdom, knowledge, faith, healing, miracles, prophecy, discern- ing of spirits, diverse kind of tongues, interpretation of tongues, dreams, visions, &c., &c.; which were all manifested in the Body or Church of Christ; in which were set, apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors, teachers, &c., which were given for the perfecting of the Saints, and the work of the ministry, for the edi- fying of the Body of Christ, till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ. – Eph. iv.
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    in the house of the Lord assembled together from the the east, west, north & south many with whom I had been intimately acquainted I truly felt to thank God that his promises had been verifyed unto me by giving me a seat & a name within his house & within his walls {better} as of sons & of daughters Their was four Confirmed after the sacrament under the hands of Elder O Hide[.] President J. Smith addressed the congragation & the meeting Closed Spent the night with Elder
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    December 2, 1836 ~ Friday Dec 2nd I Wrote a Letter to Br Azmon Woodruff it being the first communication between us for two years I also Wrote a Letter to col Joseph Rowlett at Owengton Owen County KY. December 3, 1836 ~ Saturday 3rd Traded with Brother Bump in goods $12.89 December 4, 1836 ~ Sunday 4th Sunday I went up to the house of the Lord to worship Elder
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    was presented to us for an example {O God stay thy hand and judgment on Kirtland O Wilford remember this warning escape judgment lest thou fall O God save me for Christ's sake} Spent the past week in school in the Lords house December 18, 1836 ~ Sunday 18 Sunday I went up to the house of the Lord to worship Sermon delivered by Elder William Smith Elder Joseph Young administered the sacrament President Joseph Smith jr solumnized the rights of ...
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    May 17, 1841 ~ Monday 17th A strong W. head wind run 8 not an hour to the N.W. we are now gitting into great danger of the shoals & bottoms as wind is against us we can ownly about hold our own. the sea is much choped this morning appears some like Lake Erie We came in full view of Long Island at about 3 3 oclock P.M. A pilot boat hove in sight & made for us. About the same time a ...
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    Barasheet in the beginning, Analize the word in and through the head, an old Jew added the word Bath, it red the head one of the gods, broat forth the gods. I will transpose it in the english language. I want you to know & learn that the Holy Ghost knows sumthing. The grand Council set at the head and contemplated the creation of the world, some will say the script- ures say so & so, but I will show you a text out of an old book containing the four langua ges ...
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    The Saints assembled in the afternoon and was addressed by Elder H. C. Kimball & followed by President Young I did not attend myself and hence did not take notes but they had an interesting time, they warned the Loyars Lawyers and Doctors of the iniquity, and Preached righteousness to the Saints. I spent the afternoon at home writing. And in the evening in company with Mrs Woodruff I rode out to Br John Benbow and spent ...
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    M E. P. T. D. 204 6 21 6 0 Ditto Haw Cross Ditto Elder Wm Jinkins 13. 0 1 0 0 Do Cheltenham Do Thomas Browett 3 0 1 0 0 Do Bristol Do Elder H Glover 2 0 1 0 0 Do C Cranham Do Elder John Horlick 2 0 2 0 0 Do High Laden Do Elder Jinkins 3 0 0 0 0 Do Westonn Do ...
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    we traveled 7 miles & stoped for the night September 20, 1844 ~ Friday 20th We passed through the locks slowly. I spent the day in perusing an interesting work entitled "Narrative & recollections of Van Demans Land During a three years captivity of Stephen S Wright together with an account of the battle of Prescot in which he was taken prisioner; his imprisonment in Cannda; Trial, Condemnation and transportation to Australia. His terrible sufferings in the british Penal colony of Van Demands and return ...
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    our testimony & desires to be Baptized with all her heart. She conversed much about her fathers family & friends in America we spoke of our wives & children which we had been long seperated from. On our returne home we called upon Br Corner who we found unwell, with a bad cold, we also saw a female who had just been run over by an Omnibus who was badly wounded. distance of the day 8 we read in the London times an interesting ...
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    been to great expens in fiting out an army of 500,000 men to assist Mehemit Ali & for other purposes. Endeavering at the same time to fort ify Paris by surrounding it with a strong wall, but in the midst of this scenery they have been suffering under one constant torrent of Judgment, the sea has hove itself beyound its bounds the rivers Seine, Saone & Rhone overflowed their banks turned out of therr course & these created a flood unparellelled ...