Journal, 1835–1836

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  • Historical Introduction
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we called at s, had our horses put  in the Stable took dinner, attended the lecture  was treated with great respect, throughout; returned  home, came to from to day;—   & also from the East  the question was agitated whether or Should go to  to make arangements respecting a book bindery  they refered to me for a decision, and thus  came 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 relatives 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  while to overcome their prejudices, Verily thus saith  the Lord Amen.

3 November 1835 • Tuesday

Thus came Tuesday 3d. Thus came the word of  the Lord unto me saying concerning the, <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  to go forth in my name unto all nations,  as for my Servant let the Eleven  humble themselves in prayer and in faith [p. 17]
we called at s, had our horses put in the Stable took dinner, attended the lecture was treated with great respect, throughout; returned home, came from to day;— & also from the East the question was agitated whether or Should go to to make arangements respecting a book bindery they refered to me for a decision, and thus came 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 relatives 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

Tuesday 3d. Thus came the word of the Lord unto me concerning the, 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 to go forth in my name unto all nations, as for my Servant let the Eleven humble themselves in prayer and in faith [p. 17]
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