Journal, 1835–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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showing that the victims of priestcraft  and superstition, would not believe though  one should rise from the dead.
At evening attended a debate, at Br. s, the question proposed to debate  upon was, as follows.— was it necessary for  God to reveal himself to man, in order for  their happiness,— I was on the affirmative  and the last One to speak on that side of  the question,— but while listning, with interest  to the, ingenuity displayed, on both sides of  the qu[e]stion, I was called, away to visit, Sister  , who was suposed to be dan gerously sick, & myself went and  prayed for and in  the name of Jesus Christ, She ,— returned home

13 December 1835 • Sunday

Sunday morning the 13th at  the us[u]al hour for meeting viz. at 10, oclk  attended meeting, at the , Elder preach’d a  verry feeling discourse indeed, in the after noon Elder , related his exper iance, after which President  related his also, they both spoke of many things  connected with the rise and progress of this  church, which were interesting, and the  Saints, listened, with much attention, after  these serv[ic]es closed, the of the Lords  Supper was administered, under the super intendance of President , who  presided over the meeting during the day.  I then made som remarks respecting [p. 64]
showing that the victims of priestcraft and superstition, would not believe though one should rise from the dead.
At evening attended a debate, at Br. s, the question proposed to debate upon was, as follows.— was it necessary for God to reveal himself to man, in order for their happiness,— I was on the affirmative and the last One to speak on that side of the question,— but while listning, with interest to the, ingenuity displayed, on both sides of the question, I was called, away to visit, Sister , who was suposed to be dangerously sick, & myself went and prayed for and in the name of Jesus Christ, She ,— returned home

13 December 1835 • Sunday

Sunday morning the 13th at the usual hour for meeting viz. at 10, oclk attended meeting, at the , Elder preach’d a verry feeling discourse indeed, in the afternoon Elder , related his experiance, after which President related his also, they both spoke of many things connected with the rise and progress of this church, which were interesting, and the Saints, listened, with much attention, after these services closed, the of the Lords Supper was administered, under the superintendance of President , who presided over the meeting during the day. I then made som remarks respecting [p. 64]
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