Journal, 1835–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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account of the difficulty that was existing  in the family, and while he addressed us  the spirit of God rested down upon us  in mighty power, and our hearts were  melted and asked our my forgiveness  for the abuse he had offered me and  wherein I had been out of the way I  asked his forgivness, and the spirit of  confission and forgiveness, was mutual  among us all, and we covenanted with  each other in the Sight of God and the  holy angels and the brethren, to strive  from henceforward to build each other  up in righteousness, in all things and  not listen to evil reports concerning  eachother, but like brethren, indeed  go to eachother, with our grievances in  the spirit of meekness, and be reconciled  and thereby promote our own happiness  and the happiness of the family and  in short the happiness and well being  of all.— and , & was then called in  and we repeated the covenant to them  that we had entered into, and while  gratitude swelled our bosoms, tears flowed  from our eys.— I was then requested to  close our interview which I did with  prayer, and it was truly a jubilee and  time of rejoiceing [p. 96]
account of the difficulty that was existing in the family, and while he addressed us the spirit of God rested down upon us in mighty power, and our hearts were melted and asked my forgiveness for the abuse he had offered me and wherein I had been out of the way I asked his forgivness, and the spirit of confission and forgiveness, was mutual among us all, and we covenanted with each other in the Sight of God and the holy angels and the brethren, to strive from henceforward to build each other up in righteousness, in all things and not listen to evil reports concerning eachother, but like brethren, indeed go to eachother, with our grievances in the spirit of meekness, and be reconciled and thereby promote our own happiness and the happiness of the family and in short the happiness and well being of all.— and , & was then called in and we repeated the covenant to them that we had entered into, and while gratitude swelled our bosoms, tears flowed from our eys.— I was then requested to close our interview which I did with prayer, and it was truly a jubilee and time of rejoiceing [p. 96]
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