Journal, 1835–1836

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or not, after taking it into concider ation the council advised him to tarry  we dismissed by singing and prayer  and retired
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17 January 1836 • Sunday

Sunday morning the 17th  Attended meeting at the at the usual hour  a large congregation assembled; I proceeded to organi ize the several present; first, the ;  then the , and the all who were present  also the of and .
then arose and observed that  instead of preaching the time would be  occupied, by the presidency and twelve in  speaking each in their turn untill they  had all spoken, the Lord poured out  his spirit upon us, and the brethren  began to confess their faults one to the other  and the congregation were soon overwhelmed  in tears and some of our hearts were too  big for utterance, the gift of toungs, come  upon us also like the rushing of a m ighty wind, and my soul was filled  with the glory of God,
In the after noon I joined three  couple in matrimony, in the publick  congregation, whose names are as  follows— and  Larona and — also and  ,— We then administered  the and dismissed; the  congregation; <which> was so dense that it was [p. 126]
or not, after taking it into concideration the council advised him to tarry we dismissed by singing and prayer and retired
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17 January 1836 • Sunday

Sunday morning the 17th Attended meeting at the at the usual hour a large congregation assembled; I proceeded to organiize the several present; first, the ; then the , and the all who were present also the of and .
then arose and observed that instead of preaching the time would be occupied, by the presidency and twelve in speaking each in their turn untill they had all spoken, the Lord poured out his spirit upon us, and the brethren began to confess their faults one to the other and the congregation were soon overwhelmed in tears and some of our hearts were too big for utterance, the gift of toungs, come upon us also like the rushing of a mighty wind, and my soul was filled with the glory of God,
In the after noon I joined three couple in matrimony, in the publick congregation, whose names are as follows— and and — also and ,— We then administered the and dismissed; the congregation; which was so dense that it was [p. 126]
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