Journal, 1835–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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portant matter after uniting in prayer, the voice of the Spirit was that we should come into this place three times, and also call the other , the (each to stand in his place) and fast through the day and also the night and that during this, if we would humble ourselves, we should receive further communication from Him.
After this word was received, we immediately sent for the other brethren who came. The presidency proceeded to to the and him.
This was in consequence of his having administered unto us in temporal things in our distress. And also because he left the place just previous to the dedication of the to bring us the temporal means previously named.
Soon after this, the word of the Lord came to us through Presdt. J. Smith jun that those who had entered the holy place must not leave the untill morning but send for such things as were necessary, and also, that during our stay we must and partake of the that we might be made holy before Him, and thereby be qualified to officiate in our calling upon the morrow in washing the feet of the .
Accordingly we proceeded and and our feet, and then proceeded to .— president first washed presdt J. Smith jun and then in [p. 186]
portant matter after uniting in prayer, the voice of the Spirit was that we should come into this place three times, and also call the other , the (each to stand in his place) and fast through the day and also the night and that during this, if we would humble ourselves, we should receive further communication from Him.
After this word was received, we immediately sent for the other brethren who came. The presidency proceeded to to the and him.
This was in consequence of his having administered unto us in temporal things in our distress. And also because he left the place just previous to the dedication of the to bring us the temporal means previously named.
Soon after this, the word of the Lord came to us through Presdt. J. Smith jun that those who had entered the holy place must not leave the untill morning but send for such things as were necessary, and also, that during our stay we must and partake of the that we might be made holy before Him, and thereby be qualified to officiate in our calling upon the morrow in washing the feet of the .
Accordingly we proceeded and and our feet, and then proceeded to .— president first washed presdt J. Smith jun and then in [p. 186]
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