History, 1834–1836

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against him; and in part acknowledged his fault, but not satisfactory to the council, and after parleying with him a long time, and granting him every indulgence that could be required in righteousness, the council adjourned without obtaining a full confession from him.
On this day the quorum of the seventy met, to render an account of their travels and ministry, since they were ordained to the apostleship. The meeting was interesting indeed, and his heart was made glad while he listened to the relations of those, who had been labouring in the vinyard of the Lord with such marvelous success, and he prayed God to bless them with an increas of faith, and power, and keep them all with the indurance of faith, in the name of Jesus christ to the end
29 December 1835 • Tuesday
Tuesday 29th. At about 10. oclock A.M. in company with his , & & , (who had come to live with him,) also his accompanied them. A large he went to br. s, to attend a blessing meeting; his also accompanied them. After the company had assembled and were seated, his father (who is ordained to the office of a patriarch in the church of Latterday Saints, to confer blessings by the spirit of prophecy.) arose and made some preliminary remarks which were very applicable to the occasion; a hymn was then sung, after which he opened the meeting, by an able address, to the throne of grace. Fifteen persons came forward and received, each, a patriarchal blessing under his hands, as the spirit gave utterance
The servises then were closed, as they commenced viz. by singing & prayer. A table was then spread and crowned with the bounties of the earth; and after invoking the benediction of heaven upon the rich repast, we fed sumptuously upon the same, and suffice it to say, that we had a glorious meeting, throughout, and he was highly pleased with the harmony and decorum that existed among the brethren and sisters. We returned home at evening. He then repaired to the where [p. 165]
against him; and in part acknowledged his fault, but not satisfactory to the council, and after parleying with him a long time, and granting him every indulgence that could be required in righteousness, the council adjourned without obtaining a full confession from him.
On this day the quorum of the seventy met, to render an account of their travels and ministry, since they were ordained to the apostleship. The meeting was interesting indeed, and his heart was made glad while he listened to the relations of those, who had been labouring in the vinyard of the Lord with such marvelous success, and he prayed God to bless them with an increas of faith, and power, and keep them all with the indurance of faith, in the name of Jesus christ to the end
29 December 1835 • Tuesday
Tuesday 29th. At about 10. oclock A.M. in company with his , & , (who had come to live with him,)
The servises then were closed, as they commenced viz. by singing & prayer. A table was then spread and crowned with the bounties of the earth; and after invoking the benediction of heaven upon the rich repast, we fed sumptuously upon the same, and suffice it to say, that we had a glorious meeting, throughout, and he was highly pleased with the harmony and decorum that existed among the brethren and sisters. We returned home at evening. He then repaired to the where [p. 165]
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