Journal, 1835–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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of a temporal or spirtual nature; except our firm belief in the fulness of the gospel and I was led to marvle that God at the long suffering and condescention of our heavenly Father, in permitting, these ungodly wretches, to possess, this goodly land, which is the indeed as beautifully situated, and its soil as fertile, as any in this region of country, and its inhabitance, as wealthy even blessed, above measure, in temporal things, and fain, would God bless, them with, with spiritual blessings, even eternal life, were it not for their evil hearts of unbelief, and we are led to cry in our hearts mingle our prayers with those saints that have suffered the like treatment before us, whose souls are under the altar crying to the Lord for vengance upon those that dwell upon the earth and we rejoice that the time is at hand when, the wicked who will not repent will be swept <from the earth> with the besom of destruction and the earth become an inheritance for the poor and the meek.—
when we arived at we called at Sister , and left and family to visit her while we rode into Town to do some buisness, returned called and visited
Returned and dined with , and returned home, had a fine ride the sleighing, is fine <good> and weather pleasant— [p. 54]
of a temporal or spirtual nature; except our firm belief in the fulness of the gospel and I was led to marvle at the long suffering and condescention of our heavenly Father, in permitting, these ungodly wretches, to possess, this goodly land, which is indeed as beautifully situated, and its soil as fertile, as any in this region of country, and its inhabitance, wealthy even blessed, above measure, in temporal things, and fain, would God bless, them with, spiritual blessings, even eternal life, were it not for their evil hearts of unbelief, and we are led to mingle our prayers with those saints that have suffered the like treatment before us, whose souls are under the altar crying to the Lord for vengance upon those that dwell upon the earth and we rejoice that the time is at hand when, the wicked who will not repent will be swept from the earth with the besom of destruction and the earth become an inheritance for the poor and the meek.—
when we arived at we called at Sister , and left and family to visit her while we rode into Town to do some buisness, called and visited
Returned and dined with , and returned home, had a fine ride the sleighing, is good and weather pleasant— [p. 54]
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