History, 1838–1856, volume B-1 [1 September 1834–2 November 1838]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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I went immediately and delivered this message according as  <November 1.  Revelation read  to .  Attended Meeting.> the Lord commanded me. I called him in and read what  the Lord had said concerning him. He acknowledged that  it was verily so, and expressed much humility. I then  went to meeting. preached a fine discourse. In  the afternoon continued the services of the  day by reading the 5th Chapter of Matthew, also, the laws regula ting the High council, and made some remarks upon them,  after which Sacrament was administered. I then confirmed  a number who had been baptized, and blessed a number  of children, in the name of Jesus Christ, with the blessings  of the New and Everlasting Covenant. Notice was then given  that the elders school would commence on the morrow.
2 November 1835 • Monday
<2.  Regulating the School.> Monday 2d. I was engaged in regulating the affairs of the  school, after which I had my team prepared, and ,  , , and my , and a number of others  <Went to  ’s Lecture> went to , to hear deliver a lecture  on the theory and practice of physic. Called at ’s,  dined, attended the lecture, was treated with great respect through out, and returned home. arrived from Zion; also  < arrives.> and <returnd> from <a mission in> the East. <after an absence of five months.> The question was  agitated whether or should  go to , to make arrangements respecting a book  Bindery. They referred to me for a decision; And thus came  <Revelation to .> the word of the Lord unto me saying. It is not my will that  my servant should go to , but inasmuch  as he wishes to go and visit his relations 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 with power to overcome their  prejudices; verily thus saith the Lord: Amen.
3 November 1835 • Tuesday
<3.  Word of the Lord  to the Twelve.> Tuesday 3d. Thus came the word of the Lord unto me con cerning the Twelve, saying,
Behold they are under Condem nation, because they have not been sufficiently humble in my  sight, and in consequence of their covetous desires, in that they  have not dealt equally with each other in the division of  the moneys which came into their hands; Nevertheless some  of them dealt equally, therefore, they shall be rewarded; but  verily I say unto you they must all humble themselves  before me, before they will be accounted worthy to receive an  endowment, to go forth in my name unto all nations.  <To .> As for my servant , let the eleven humble them selves in prayer and in faith, and wait on me in patience,  and my Servant shall return, and I will yet make  him a polished shaft in my quiver, in bringing down the  wickedness and abominations of men, and there shall be  none mightier than he, in his day and generation; neither  less if he repent not speedily, he shall be brought low, and [p. 634]
I went immediately and delivered this message according as November 1. Revelation read to . Attended Meeting. the Lord commanded me. I called him in and read what the Lord had said concerning him. He acknowledged that it was verily so, and expressed much humility. I then went to meeting. preached a fine discourse. In the afternoon continued the services of the day by reading the 5th Chapter of Matthew, also, the laws regulating the High council, and made some remarks upon them, after which Sacrament was administered. I then confirmed a number who had been baptized, and blessed a number of children, in the name of Jesus Christ, with the blessings of the New and Everlasting Covenant. Notice was then given that the elders school would commence on the morrow.
2 November 1835 • Monday
2. Regulating the School. Monday 2d. I was engaged in regulating the affairs of the school, after which I had my team prepared, and , , , my , and a number of others Went to ’s Lecture went to , to hear deliver a lecture on the theory and practice of physic. Called at ’s, dined, attended the lecture, was treated with great respect throughout, and returned home. arrived from Zion; also arrives. and returnd from a mission in the East. after an absence of five months. The question was agitated whether or should go to , to make arrangements respecting a book Bindery. They referred to me for a decision; And thus came Revelation to . the word of the Lord unto me saying. It is not my will that my servant should go to , but inasmuch as he wishes to go and visit his relations 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 with power to overcome their prejudices; verily thus saith the Lord: Amen.
3 November 1835 • Tuesday
3. Word of the Lord to the Twelve. Tuesday 3d. Thus came the word of the Lord unto me concerning the Twelve, saying,
Behold they are under Condemnation, because they have not been sufficiently humble in my sight, and in consequence of their covetous desires, in that they have not dealt equally with each other in the division of the moneys which came into their hands; Nevertheless some of them dealt equally, therefore, they shall be rewarded; but verily I say unto you they must all humble themselves before me, before they will be accounted worthy to receive an endowment, to go forth in my name unto all nations. To . As for my servant , let the eleven humble themselves in prayer and in faith, and wait on me in patience, and my Servant shall return, and I will yet make him a polished shaft in my quiver, in bringing down the wickedness and abominations of men, and there shall be none mightier than he, in his day and generation; neither less if he repent not speedily, he shall be brought low, and [p. 634]
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