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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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forgive him; and if he trespass against them thee the sec ond time, and repent not, nevertheless thou shalt  forgive him: and if he trespass against thee the  third time and repent not thou shalt also forgive  him; but if he trespass against thee the fourth time  thou shalt not forgive him but shall bring these  testimonies before the Lord, and they shall not  be blotted out until he repent and reward thee  four fold in all things wherewith he hath trespass ed against you; and if he do this thou shalt  forgive him with all thy <thine> heart, and if he do not  this, I the Lord will avenge thee of thine enemy an  hundred fold; and upon his children, and upon  his children’s children, of all them that hate  me, unto the third and fourth generation; but  if the children shall repent, or the children’s  children and turn unto the Lord their God with  all their hearts, and with all their might, mind,  and strength, and restore four fold for all their  trespasses, wherewith they have trespassed, or  wherewith their fathers have trespassed, or their  father’s fathers then thine indignation shall  be turned away and vengeance shall no more  come upon them, saith the Lord your God, and  their trespasses shall never be brought any more  as a testimony before the Lord against them. Amen.

21 August 1833 • Wednesday

August 21st at a of in  Zion, was to  the : and on the 28th., The Council  Resolved, that no High Priest, Elder or , shall  ordain any priest, elder, or High Priest in the  land of Zion, without the consent of a  of High Priests.
Soon after the arrival of at   arrangements were made to dispatch  Elders and to , Missouri, with advice to the Saints in  their unfortunate situation, through the late out rage of the Mob. <see Note A. Page 1 Addenda> [p. 344]
forgive him; and if he trespass against thee the second time, and repent not, nevertheless thou shalt forgive him: and if he trespass against thee the third time and repent not thou shalt also forgive him; but if he trespass against thee the fourth time thou shalt not forgive him but shall bring these testimonies before the Lord, and they shall not be blotted out until he repent and reward thee four fold in all things wherewith he hath trespassed against you; and if he do this thou shalt forgive him with all thine heart, and if he do not this, I the Lord will avenge thee of thine enemy an hundred fold; and upon his children, and upon his children’s children, of all them that hate me, unto the third and fourth generation; but if the children shall repent, or the children’s children and turn unto the Lord their God with all their hearts, and with all their might, mind, and strength, and restore four fold for all their trespasses, wherewith they have trespassed, or wherewith their fathers have trespassed, or their father’s fathers then thine indignation shall be turned away and vengeance shall no more come upon them, saith the Lord your God, and their trespasses shall never be brought any more as a testimony before the Lord against them. Amen.

21 August 1833 • Wednesday

August 21st at a of in Zion, was to the : and on the 28th., The Council Resolved, that no High Priest, Elder or , shall ordain any priest, elder, or High Priest in the land of Zion, without the consent of a of High Priests.
Soon after the arrival of at arrangements were made to dispatch Elders and to , Missouri, with advice to the Saints in their unfortunate situation, through the late outrage of the Mob. see Note A. Page 1 Addenda [p. 344]
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