Journal, 1835–1836

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  • Historical Introduction
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2 January 1836 • Saturday
Saturday morning 2ond acording to previous arangement, I went to council at 9 oclock,— this was called, to set in judgment, on a complaint. prefered against , by Elder the council organized and opened by prayer and proceded to buisness, but before entering on the trial arose and humbly confessed the charges prefered against him and asked the forgivness of the council and the whole congregation a vote was then called to know whether his confession was satisfactory, and whether the brethren would extend the hand of fellowship to him again, with cheerfulness the whole congregation raised thier hands to receive him
Elder also confessed his the charges which I prefered against him in a previous council, and was received into fellowship, and some other buisness was transacted, in union and fellowship and the best of feelings seemed to prevail among the brethren, and our hearts were made glad on the occasion, and there was joy in heaven, and my soul doth magnify the Lord for his goodness and mercy endureth forever— council adjourned with prayer as us[u]al—
3 January 1836 • Sunday
Sunday morning 3d went to meeting at the us[u]al hour , delivered a fine lecture upon the subject of revelation, in the afternoon I about 10 or 12 persons who [p. 97]
2 January 1836 • Saturday
Saturday morning 2ond acording to previous arangement, I went to council at 9 oclock,— this was called, to set in judgment, on a complaint. prefered against , by Elder the council organized and opened by prayer and proceded to buisness, but before entering on the trial arose and humbly confessed the charges prefered against him and asked the forgivness of the council and the whole congregation a vote was then called to know whether his confession was satisfactory, and whether the brethren would extend the hand of fellowship to him again, with cheerfulness the whole congregation raised thier hands to receive him
Elder also confessed the charges which I prefered against him in a previous council, and was received into fellowship, and some other buisness was transacted, in union and fellowship and the best of feelings seemed to prevail among the brethren, and our hearts were made glad on the occasion, and there was joy in heaven, and my soul doth magnify the Lord for his goodness and mercy endureth forever— council adjourned with prayer as usual—
3 January 1836 • Sunday
Sunday morning 3d went to meeting at the usual hour , delivered a fine lecture upon the subject of revelation, in the afternoon I about 10 or 12 persons who [p. 97]
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