Journal, 1839

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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things, and gave an invitation to come forward and be when three manifested their determination to renounce the world. and take upon themselves the name of Jesus Christ.
One brother was then after which President addressed the meeting in a very feeling manner, showing that it must be no small matter which <could> induce men to leave their families and their homes to travel over all the earth, amidst persecutions and trials such as always followed the preaching of this gospel; he then addressed himself to the twelve and gave them some cou[n]sel and consolation— as far as in his power. after which I (JS—) requested their prayers & promised to pray for them &c &c
The meeting was large & respectable a large number were present who did not belong to our Church The most perfect order prevailed throughout, The meeting dismissed about 1/2 past five oclock. when we repaired to the waters and the three candidates were baptized & confirmed. [p. 8]
things, and gave an invitation to come forward and be when three manifested their determination to renounce the world. and take upon themselves the name of Jesus Christ.
One brother was then after which President addressed the meeting in a very feeling manner, showing that it must be no small matter which could induce men to leave their families and their homes to travel over all the earth, amidst persecutions and trials such as always followed the preaching of this gospel; he then addressed himself to the twelve and gave them some counsel and consolation— as far as in his power. after which I (JS—) requested their prayers & promised to pray for them &c &c
The meeting was large & respectable a large number were present who did not belong to our Church The most perfect order prevailed throughout, The meeting dismissed about 1/2 past five oclock. when we repaired to the water and the three candidates were baptized & confirmed. [p. 8]
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