Journal, December 1841–December 1842

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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28 January 1842 • Friday • Second of Two Entries

January 28.
A Revelation of <to> the twelve concrning the Times  and Seasons.
Verily thus saith the Lord unto you  my servant Joseph. go and say unto the Twelve  That it is my will to have them take in hand  the Editorial department of the Times and  Seasons according to that manifestation. which  Shall be given unto them by the Power of  My Holy Spirit in the midst of their counsel  Saith the Lord. Amen
<1842.> January 28 Joseph decided that Elder should  go out on a mission, and if necessary some one  go with him. and raise up a Church. and get means  to go to England. & carry the Epistles required in the  Revelation page 36.— and instructed the Twelve,  . . &— — being present. to  call into their council & instruct him in  these things, & if he will not do these things he shall  be cut off from the Church. & be damned.—
 
January 28. of the Comm[i]ttee, came into the  Presidents office. and the President said to him The  Lord is not well pleased with you, & you must  straiten up your loins and do better. & your family  also. for you have not been diligent as you ought.  and as spring is approaching you <must> arise & shake yourself  & be active. & make your children industrious. & help  build the . [12 lines blank] [p. 67]

28 January 1842 • Friday • Second of Two Entries

January 28.
A Revelation to the twelve concrning the Times and Seasons.
Verily thus saith the Lord unto you my servant Joseph. go and say unto the Twelve That it is my will to have them take in hand the Editorial department of the Times and Seasons according to that manifestation. which Shall be given unto them by the Power of My Holy Spirit in the midst of their counsel Saith the Lord. Amen
1842. January 28 Joseph decided that Elder should go out on a mission, and if necessary some one go with him. and raise up a Church. and get means to go to England. & carry the Epistles required in the Revelation page 36.— and instructed the Twelve, . . &— — being present. to call into their council & instruct him in these things, & if he will not do these things he shall be cut off from the Church. & be damned.—
 
January 28. of the Committee, came into the Presidents office. and the President said to him The Lord is not well pleased with you, & you must straiten up your loins and do better. & your family also. for you have not been diligent as you ought. and as spring is approaching you must arise & shake yourself & be active. & make your children industrious. & help build the . [12 lines blank] [p. 67]
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