Journal, December 1841–December 1842

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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[pages 62–65, donation records dated 20–28 January 1842]

23 January 1842 • Sunday • Second of Two Entries

January 23 Silenced Elder Daniel Wood. of for preaching  that the church should unsheath the Sword— and  also silenced Elder A, Lits. for preaching that the author itiees of the church were done away.— &c. and sent the  Letters by the hand of Elder  who preferred the charges; & cited A Lits to appear before  the High council of forthwith.— & published  the same in the Times and Seasons. in the name  of Joseph Smith. P.C.J.C.L.D.S. and  P.QT.— Ck. [Clerk]

25 January 1842 • Tuesday • Second of Two Entries

Jan— 25—
A. Revelation Given Dcr. 2d. 1842 1841.
Verily thus saith the Lord unto you  my servant Joseph. that in as much as you  have called upon me to know my will con cerning my handmaid  Behold it is my will that she should have a  better place prepared for her than that in  which she now lives, in order that her life  may be spared unto her; Therefore go and  say unto my servant . & To  my handmaid , Let them open their  doors and take her and her children into their  house. and take care of them faithfully and  kindly until my Servant returns  from his mission or until some other provision  can be made for her welfare & safety: Let them  do these things and spare not. and I the  Lord will bless them & heal them. if they  do it not grudgingly saith the Lord God. and  she shall be a blessing unto them,— and let my  handmaid hearken to the counsel  of my servant Joseph in all things whatsoever he  shall teach unto her, and it shall be a blessing  upon her and upon her children after her. unto  her Justification saith the Lord. [6 lines blank] [p. 66]
[pages 62–65, donation records dated 20–28 January 1842]

23 January 1842 • Sunday • Second of Two Entries

January 23 Silenced Elder Daniel Wood. of for preaching that the church should unsheath the Sword— and also silenced Elder A, Lits. for preaching that the authoritiees of the church were done away.— &c. and sent the Letters by the hand of Elder who preferred the charges; & cited A Lits to appear before the High council of forthwith.— & published the same in the Times and Seasons. in the name of Joseph Smith. P.C.J.C.L.D.S. and P.QT.— Ck. Clerk

25 January 1842 • Tuesday • Second of Two Entries

Jan— 25—
A. Revelation Given Dcr. 2d. 1841.
Verily thus saith the Lord unto you my servant Joseph. that in as much as you have called upon me to know my will concerning my handmaid Behold it is my will that she should have a better place prepared for her than that in which she now lives, in order that her life may be spared unto her; Therefore go and say unto my servant . & To my handmaid , Let them open their doors and take her and her children into their house. and take care of them faithfully and kindly until my Servant returns from his mission or until some other provision can be made for her welfare & safety: Let them do these things and spare not. and I the Lord will bless them & heal them. if they do it not grudgingly saith the Lord God. and she shall be a blessing unto them,— and let my handmaid hearken to the counsel of my servant Joseph in all things whatsoever he shall teach unto her, and it shall be a blessing upon her and upon her children after her. unto her Justification saith the Lord. [6 lines blank] [p. 66]
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