History, 1838–1856, volume A-1 [23 December 1805–30 August 1834]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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mouths of all the holy prophets since the world  began.
4. Blessed Therefore, blessed are ye if ye continue  in my goodness, a light unto the , and  through this priesthood, a savor unto my  people Israel; The Lord hath Said it: Amen
December 1832
Appearances of troubles among the nations,  became more visible, this season, than they had previ ously done, since the began her journey out  of the wilderness. The ravages of the cholera were  frightful, in almost all the large cities on the globe;  and the plague broke out in India; while the  , amid all her pomp and greatness, was  threatened with immediate dissolution. The people  of North <South> Carolina, in convention assembled, (in  November,) passed ordinances, declaring their state,  a free and Independent Nation; and appointed  thursday the 31st. day of January 1833, as a day  of humiliation and prayer, to implore Almighty God  to vouchsafe his blessings, and restore liberty and  happiness within their borders.
President [Andrew] Jackson issued his proclamation  against this rebellion; called out a force sufficient  to quell it, and implored the blessings of God to  assist the to extricate itself from the horrors  of the approaching and Solemn Crisis.
25 December 1832 • Tuesday
On Christmas day I received the following;
Prophecy, Given December 25th. 1832.
<Omitted in the Star Vol 14>
Verily thus saith the Lord, concerning the wars  that will shortly come to pass; beginning at the rebell ion of South Carolina, which will eventually termin ate in the death and misery of many souls.  And the time will come that war will be poured  out upon all Nations, beginning at this place:  for, behold, the southern states shall be divided against  the Northern States; and the southern states will call  on other Nations, of even the Nation of Great Britain,  as it is called: and they shall also call upon other  nations, in order to defend themselves against other Nations, [p. 244]
mouths of all the holy prophets since the world began.
4. Therefore, blessed are ye if ye continue in my goodness, a light unto the , and through this priesthood, a savor unto my people Israel; The Lord hath Said it: Amen
December 1832
Appearances of troubles among the nations, became more visible, this season, than they had previously done, since the began her journey out of the wilderness. The ravages of the cholera were frightful, in almost all the large cities on the globe; and the plague broke out in India; while the , amid all her pomp and greatness, was threatened with immediate dissolution. The people of South Carolina, in convention assembled, (in November,) passed ordinances, declaring their state, a free and Independent Nation; and appointed thursday the 31st. day of January 1833, as a day of humiliation and prayer, to implore Almighty God to vouchsafe his blessings, and restore liberty and happiness within their borders.
President [Andrew] Jackson issued his proclamation against this rebellion; called out a force sufficient to quell it, and implored the blessings of God to assist the to extricate itself from the horrors of the approaching and Solemn Crisis.
25 December 1832 • Tuesday
On Christmas day I received the following;
Prophecy, Given December 25th. 1832.
Omitted in the Star Vol 14
Verily thus saith the Lord, concerning the wars that will shortly come to pass; beginning at the rebellion of South Carolina, which will eventually terminate in the death and misery of many souls. And the time will come that war will be poured out upon all Nations, beginning at this place: for, behold, the southern states shall be divided against the Northern States; and the southern states will call on other Nations, even the Nation of Great Britain, as it is called: and they shall also call upon other nations, in order to defend themselves against other Nations, [p. 244]
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