Journal, 1835–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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the workers of iniquity, while the saints will be gathered out from among them and stand in holy places ready to meet the bridegroom when he comes.—
I feel disposed to speak a few words more to you my brethren concerning the , all who are prepared and are sufficiently pure to abide the presence of the Saviour will see him in the .
The brethren expressed their gratifycation for the instruction I had given them, we then closed by prayer,— I then returned home and retired to rest
13 November 1835 • Friday
Friday 13th attended during school hours, returned home after School; Mr Messenger [George Messinger Jr.] of Chenango Co.N. Y. came in to make some enquiry about ’s family he is a Universalian minister we entered into conversation upon religious subjects, we went to ’s and spent the evening in conversation, we preachd the gospel to him, and bore testimony to him of what we had seen and heard, he attempted to raise some objections but, the force of truth bore him down, and he was silent, although unbelieving; returned home and retired to rest
14 November 1835 • Saturday
Saturday morning 14th Thus came the word of the Lord unto me saying:
verily thus saith the the Lord unto my servant Joseph concerning my servant , behold [p. 35]
the workers of iniquity, while the saints will be gathered out from among them and stand in holy places ready to meet the bridegroom when he comes.—
I feel disposed to speak a few words more to you my brethren concerning the , all who are prepared and are sufficiently pure to abide the presence of the Saviour will see him in the .
The brethren expressed their gratifycation for the instruction I had given them, we then closed by prayer,— I then returned home and retired to rest
13 November 1835 • Friday
Friday 13th attended during school hours, returned home after School; Mr Messenger [George Messinger Jr.] of Chenango Co.N. Y. came in to make some enquiry about ’s family he is a Universalian minister we entered into conversation upon religious subjects, we went to ’s and spent the evening in conversation, we preachd the gospel to him, and bore testimony to him of what we had seen and heard, he attempted to raise some objections but, the force of truth bore him down, and he was silent, although unbelieving; returned home and retired to rest
14 November 1835 • Saturday
Saturday morning 14th Thus came the word of the Lord unto me saying:
verily thus saith the Lord unto my servant Joseph concerning my servant , behold [p. 35]
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