Journal, 1839

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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After which I spoke & admonished  the church individually to set his  house in order, to make clean the insid[e of]  the platter, and to meet on the next  sabbath to partake of  in order that by our obedieence to the  , we might be enabled to  prevail with God against the  destroyer, and that the sick may be  .
All this week chiefly spent among  the sick, who in general are gaining  strength, and recovering health
4 August 1839 • Sunday
Sunday 5th <4th> August, Church came  together for prayer meeting and  , Exhorted the Church  at length, concerning the necessity  of being righteous and clean at  heart before the Lord, many others  also spoke, especially some of the   who were present, professed  their willingness to proceed on their  mission to Europe, without either  purse or Scrip &c &c &c
the sacrament was administered  a spirit of humility and harmony  prevailed, and the church passed  a resolution that the 12 proceed  as soon as possible and that they  would provide for their families—— [p. 10]
After which I spoke & admonished the church individually to set his house in order, to make clean the inside of the platter, and to meet on the next sabbath to partake of in order that by our obedieence to the , we might be enabled to prevail with God against the destroyer, and that the sick may be .
All this week chiefly spent among the sick, who in general are gaining strength, and recovering health
4 August 1839 • Sunday
Sunday 4th August, Church came together for prayer meeting and , Exhorted the Church at length, concerning the necessity of being righteous and clean at heart before the Lord, many others also spoke, especially some of the who were present, professed their willingness to proceed on their mission to Europe, without either purse or Scrip &c &c &c
the sacrament was administered a spirit of humility and harmony prevailed, and the church passed a resolution that the 12 proceed as soon as possible and that they would provide for their families—— [p. 10]
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