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 communic ation from Him.
After this word was received, we immediately  sent for the other brethren who came. The presi dency proceeded to to  the and him.
This was in consequence of his having adm inistered 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 prev iously 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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