History, circa 1841, fair copy

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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2 Behold I speak unto you a few words  for thou also art under no condemnation and thy heart  is opened and thy tongue loosed and thy calling is  to exhortation and to strengthen the church contin ually Wherefore thy duty is unto the church  forever and this because of thy family Amen
3 Behold I speak a few words unto you   for thou also art under no condemnation  and thy calling is to exhortation and to strengthen  the church. And thou art not as yet called to prea ch before the world Amen
4 Behold I speak a few words unto you   for thou also art under no condemnation and  thy calling also is to exhortation and to strengthen  the church. And this is thy duty from hence forth and forever Amen
5 Behold I manifest unto you  by these words that you must take up your cross  in the which you most [must] pray vocally before the  world as well as in secret and in your family  and among your friends and in all places—
And behold it is your duty to unite with the  true church and give your language to exhortation  continually that you may receive the reward of the  laborer Amen
On sunday April 11th. 1830 we held a mee ting at the house of when  delivered the first sermon ever preached by any of  us. Many people were present and the following  persons were baptized, viz. [,] Katharine [Catherine Whitmer]  Page[,] , Anne [Schott] Whitmer[,] [,]  Elizabeth [Schott] Whitmer, and on sunday following [,] and Elizabeth, Ann  Whitmer were also baptized— During this month  I paid a visit to Mr. of [p. 69]
2 Behold I speak unto you a few words for thou also art under no condemnation and thy heart is opened and thy tongue loosed and thy calling is to exhortation and to strengthen the church continually Wherefore thy duty is unto the church forever and this because of thy family Amen
3 Behold I speak a few words unto you for thou also art under no condemnation and thy calling is to exhortation and to strengthen the church. And thou art not as yet called to preach before the world Amen
4 Behold I speak a few words unto you for thou also art under no condemnation and thy calling also is to exhortation and to strengthen the church. And this is thy duty from henceforth and forever Amen
5 Behold I manifest unto you by these words that you must take up your cross in the which you most [must] pray vocally before the world as well as in secret and in your family and among your friends and in all places—
And behold it is your duty to unite with the true church and give your language to exhortation continually that you may receive the reward of the laborer Amen
On sunday April 11th. 1830 we held a meeting at the house of when delivered the first sermon ever preached by any of us. Many people were present and the following persons were baptized, viz. , Katharine [Catherine Whitmer] Page, , Anne Schott Whitmer, , Elizabeth [Schott] Whitmer, and on sunday following , and Elizabeth, Ann Whitmer were also baptized— During this month I paid a visit to Mr. of [p. 69]
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