Journal, 1835–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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and if one shall say, I wish to go to such a place  let all the rest say Amen.
The are at liberty to go to if they please  or go wheresoever they will and preach the gospel and let the  redemtion of Zion be our object, and strive to affect it  by sending up all the strength of the where ever we find them, and I want to enter into the following  covenant, that if any more of our brethren are slain or driven  from their lands in by the mob that we will  give ourselves no rest until we are avenged of our enimies  to the uttermost, this covenant was unaminou sly by a and Amen.— I then observed to the  quorums— <s> that I had now completed their organization  of the church and we had passed through all the  necessary ceremonies, that I had given them all the  instruction they needed and that they now were at  liberty after obtaining their to go forth and bui ld up the kingdom of God, and that it was expedient  for me and the to retire, having spent  the night previous in waiting upon the Lord in his  , and having to on  the morrow, or conclude the one commenced on the last  sabbath for the benifit of those of my brethren and  sisters who could not get into the on the former  occasion but that it was expedient for the brethren  to tarry all night and worship before the Lord in  his I left the meeting in the charge of the   and retired at about 9 o clock in the evening; the  brethren continued exhorting, prophesying and speak ing in tongues until 5 o clock in the morning— the  Saviour made his appearance to some, while angels  minestered unto others, and it was a penticost and   indeed, long to be remembered for the  sound shall go forth from this place into all the [p. 189]
and if one shall say, I wish to go to such a place let all the rest say Amen.
The are at liberty to go to if they please or go wheresoever they will and preach the gospel and let the redemtion of Zion be our object, and strive to affect it by sending up all the strength of the whereever we find them, and I want to enter into the following covenant, that if any more of our brethren are slain or driven from their lands in by the mob that we will give ourselves no rest until we are avenged of our enimies to the uttermost, this covenant was unaminously by a and Amen.— I then observed to the s that I had now completed the organization of the church and we had passed through all the necessary ceremonies, that I had given them all the instruction they needed and that they now were at liberty after obtaining their to go forth and build up the kingdom of God, and that it was expedient for me and the to retire, having spent the night previous in waiting upon the Lord in his , and having to on the morrow, or conclude the one commenced on the last sabbath for the benifit of those of my brethren and sisters who could not get into the on the former occasion but that it was expedient for the brethren to tarry all night and worship before the Lord in his I left the meeting in the charge of the and retired at about 9 o clock in the evening; the brethren continued exhorting, prophesying and speaking in tongues until 5 o clock in the morning— the Saviour made his appearance to some, while angels minestered unto others, and it was a penticost and indeed, long to be remembered for the sound shall go forth from this place into all the [p. 189]
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