Journal, 1839

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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and afterwards proceeded to read portions  from the the Bible and Book of Mormon  concerning the best criterions whereby  to judge of its authenticity. And  then went on to show that no impostor  would ever attempt to make such  promises as are contained [in] pages 541  and 34th which he did in a very satis factory manner. <& then bore testimony>  after which the meeting adjourned for  one hour,—— Afternoon——  The meeting was again opened by prayer &c  Elder spoke on the subject  of this — The other angel  which John saw.— having the everlasting  gospel to preach &c &—— <hee then bore testimony  of the truth of the Book of Mormon &c &c>
s address went chiefly  to exhortation to the Saints to perseverance  after which he bore his testimony also.
Eder next came forward  and having alluded to his own late  fall, exhorted all to perseverance in  the things of God, expressed himself one  with his brethren, and bore testimony  to his knowledge of the truth and  the misery of falling from it.
Elder made some  very appropriate remarks, and  also bore testimony to the truth of these [p. 7]
and afterwards proceeded to read portions from the Bible and Book of Mormon concerning the best criterions whereby to judge of its authenticity. And then went on to show that no impostor would ever attempt to make such promises as are contained [in] pages 541 and 34th— which he did in a very satisfactory manner. & then bore testimony one hour,—— Afternoon—— The meeting was again opened by prayer &c Elder spoke on the subject of this — The other angel which John saw.— having the everlasting gospel to preach &c &—— hee then bore testimony of the truth of the Book of Mormon &c &c
s address went chiefly to exhortation to the Saints to perseverance after which he bore his testimony also.
Eder next came forward and having alluded to his own late fall, exhorted all to perseverance in the things of God, expressed himself one with his brethren, and bore testimony to his knowledge of the truth and the misery of falling from it.
Elder made some very appropriate remarks, and also bore testimony to the truth of these [p. 7]
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