Journal, 1835–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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turn was by him— after which   washed presdt .  and <prsdt> J. Smith jun washed presdt  , and then pres. washed  president ’s feet and president  ’s, then pres washed  pres. feet and in turn  washed pres s feet.
The were then  washed: After which we partook of the . The Holy S[p]irit rested down  upon us and we continued in the  all night prophesying and giving glory to God

30 March 1836 • Wednesday

Wedensday morning 8 o clock March 30th 1836  According to appointment the , the , the  , the , the and their entire  , the , and all the in amounting to about 300 met in the to attend to the ,  I ascended the pulpit and remarked to the congregation  that we had passed through many trials and afflictions  since the organization of this church and that this is a year  of Jubilee to us and a time of rejoicing, and that it was  expedient for us to prepare sufficient  to make our hearts glad, as we should not probably leave  this until morning; to this end we should call on the  brethren to make a contrubution, the stewards passed round  and took up a liberal contribution and messengers were  dispatched for bread and wine; tubs water and towels  were prepared <and> I called the house to order, and the  presidency proceeded to wash the feet of the 12 pronoun cing many prophecy’s and blessings upon them in the  name of the Lord Jesus, the brethren began to prophesy [p. 187]
turn was by him— after which washed presdt . and prsdt J. Smith jun washed presdt , and then pres. washed president ’s feet and president ’s, then pres washed pres. feet and in turn washed pres s feet.
The were then washed: After which we partook of the . The Holy Spirit rested down upon us and we continued in the all night prophesying and giving glory to God

30 March 1836 • Wednesday

Wedensday morning 8 o clock March 30th 1836 According to appointment the , the , the , the , the and their entire , the , and all the in amounting to about 300 met in the to attend to the , I ascended the pulpit and remarked to the congregation that we had passed through many trials and afflictions since the organization of this church and that this is a year of Jubilee to us and a time of rejoicing, and that it was expedient for us to prepare sufficient to make our hearts glad, as we should not probably leave this until morning; to this end we should call on the brethren to make a contrubution, the stewards passed round and took up a liberal contribution and messengers were dispatched for bread and wine; tubs water and towels were prepared and I called the house to order, and the presidency proceeded to wash the feet of the 12 pronouncing many prophecy’s and blessings upon them in the name of the Lord Jesus, the brethren began to prophesy [p. 187]
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