Journal, December 1841–December 1842

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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6 January 1842 • Thursday

The New Year
January— 1842 Thursday 6.— The New Year has been ushered in and continued  thus far under the most favorable auspices. and the Saints  seem to be influenced by a kind and indulgent Providence  in their disposition & means; to rear the of the  most High God, anxiously looking forth to the completion  thereof. as an event of the greatest importance to the  Church & the world, Making the Saints in Zion to rejoice,  and the Hypocrite & Sinner to tremble, Truly this is a day  long to be remembered. by. the saints of the Last Days; A day in  which the God of heaven has began to restore the ancient <order> of his  Kingdom unto. his servants & his people: a day in which all  things are concurring together to bring about the compl[e]tion of  the fullness of the gospel, a fulness of the dispensation of Dispensations  even the fulness of Times; a day in which God has began to make  manifest & set in order in his church those things which have  been, and those things, which the ancients prophets and wise  men desired to see.— but deid [died] without beholding it. a day in  which those things begin to be made manifest which have  been hid from <before> the foundations of the world. & which Jehovah  has promised should be made known in his own due time. unto  his servants, to prepare. the earth for the return of his glory, even a  celestial glory; and a kingdom of Priests & Kings to God & the  Lamb forever. on Mount Zion.— or the hundred & forty & four  thousand which whom John the Revelator. saw; which should come  to pass. in the Restitution of all things, [17 lines blank] [p. 57]

6 January 1842 • Thursday

The New Year
January— 1842 Thursday 6.— The New Year has been ushered in and continued thus far under the most favorable auspices. and the Saints seem to be influenced by a kind and indulgent Providence in their disposition & means; to rear the of the most High God, anxiously looking forth to the completion thereof. as an event of the greatest importance to the Church & the world, Making the Saints in Zion to rejoice, and the Hypocrite & Sinner to tremble, Truly this is a day long to be remembered. by. the saints of the Last Days; A day in which the God of heaven has began to restore the ancient order of his Kingdom unto. his servants & his people: a day in which all things are concurring together to bring about the completion of the fullness of the gospel, a fulness of the dispensation of Dispensations even the fulness of Times; a day in which God has began to make manifest & set in order in his church those things which have been, and those things, which the ancients prophets and wise men desired to see.— but deid [died] without beholding it. a day in which those things begin to be made manifest which have been hid from before the foundations of the world. & which Jehovah has promised should be made known in his own due time. unto his servants, to prepare. the earth for the return of his glory, even a celestial glory; and a kingdom of Priests & Kings to God & the Lamb forever. on Mount Zion.— or the hundred & forty & four thousand whom John the Revelator. saw; which should come to pass. in the Restitution of all things, [17 lines blank] [p. 57]
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