History, 1834–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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house and offered our thanks to the Most High. While in prayer  he obtained an evidence that his brother . would return to  the church and confess the wrong he had done.

1 November 1835 • Sunday

Sabbath Nov. 1st Verily, thus saith the Lord unto his servant  Joseph Smith Junr. mine anger is kindled against my servant  , because of his iniquities, his covetous and dis honest principles, in himself and family; and <if> he doth not purge  them away and set his house in order, <chastizement awaiteth him> therefore, if he repent not  chastizement awaiteth him, even as it seemeth good in my  sight. Therefore go and declare unto him this word. He (the subject  of this narrative) went immediately and delivered this message  according as the Lord had commanded him. He even, called him  in, and read what the Lord had said concerning him. He ackn owledged that it was verily so, and expressed much humility.  He then went to meeting. preached a fine discourse[.]  In the P. M. President continued the services of the  day by reading the 5th. chapter of Matthew, also the law reg ulating the High Council and made some remarks upon them.  The eucharist was administred, he (Joseph) then confirmed a  number who had been baptized, and blessed a number of children  in the name of Jesus Christ, with the new and everlasting Covenant  Notice was then given that the Elder’s school would commence the  next day. He then dismissed the meeting.

2 November 1835 • Monday

Monday morning Nov. 2d He was engaged in regulating the affairs  of the school. He then had his team harnessed, and he,  , , his Scribe, and a number of others, went  to to hear deliver a lecture on the theory  and practice of Physic. They called at ’s had their  horses put in the stable, took dinner, attended the lecture  and was treated with marked respect, throughout. They then returned  home. came in to the place to day from Zion &   & from the East. They The question was  then agitated, Which should go to to make arrangements  respecting a book-bindery. The question was at length referred to  him for a decision. The word of the Lord came thus unto him,  saying, It is not my will that my servant, should go to  , but inasmuch as he wishes to go and visit his rel atives, that he may warn them to flee the wrath to come  let him go and see them, for that purpose, and let that  be his only business. And behold in this thing he shall be blessed [p. 116]
house and offered our thanks to the Most High. While in prayer he obtained an evidence that his brother . would return to the church and confess the wrong he had done.

1 November 1835 • Sunday

Sabbath Nov. 1st Verily, thus saith the Lord unto his servant Joseph Smith Junr. mine anger is kindled against my servant , because of his iniquities, his covetous and dishonest principles, in himself and family; and if he doth not purge them away and set his house in order, therefore, if he repent not chastizement awaiteth him, even as it seemeth good in my sight. Therefore go and declare unto him this word. He (the subject of this narrative) went immediately and delivered this message according as the Lord had commanded him. He even, called him in, and read what the Lord had said concerning him. He acknowledged that it was verily so, and expressed much humility. He then went to meeting. preached a fine discourse. In the P. M. President continued the services of the day by reading the 5th. chapter of Matthew, also the law regulating the High Council and made some remarks upon them. The eucharist was administred, he (Joseph) then confirmed a number who had been baptized, and blessed a number of children in the name of Jesus Christ, with the new and everlasting Covenant Notice was then given that the Elder’s school would commence the next day. He then dismissed the meeting.

2 November 1835 • Monday

Monday morning Nov. 2d He was engaged in regulating the affairs of the school. He then had his team harnessed, and he, , , his Scribe, and a number of others, went to to hear deliver a lecture on the theory and practice of Physic. They called at ’s had their horses put in the stable, took dinner, attended the lecture and was treated with marked respect, throughout. They then returned home. came in to the place to day from Zion & & from the East. The question was then agitated, Which should go to to make arrangements respecting a book-bindery. The question was at length referred to him for a decision. The word of the Lord came thus unto him, saying, It is not my will that my servant, should go to , but inasmuch as he wishes to go and visit his relatives, that he may warn them to flee the wrath to come let him go and see them, for that purpose, and let that be his only business. And behold in this thing he shall be blessed [p. 116]
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