Journal, December 1841–December 1842

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
Page 94
image
21 April 1842 • Thursday
<April> Thursday 21
22 April 1842 • Friday
Friday 22
23 April 1842 • Saturday
Saturday 23
24 April 1842 • Sunday
Sunday 24 Prea[c]hed on the hill near the . concerning the building  of the . and pronounced a curse on the merchants &  the rich who would not assist in building it.
25 April 1842 • Monday
Monday 25 Reading. meditation &c. mostly with his family
26 April 1842 • Tuesday
Tuesday 26 "
27 April 1842 • Wednesday
Wednesday 27 "
28 April 1842 • Thursday
Thursday 28 at Two o’clock after-noon met the members of the “Female relief Society”  and after presiding at the admission of many new members. Gave a  lecture on the pries[t]hood shewing how the Sisters would come in possession  of the priviliges & blesings & gifts of the priesthood— & that the signs should  follow them. such as healing the sick casting out devils &c. & that  they might attain unto. these blessings. by a virtuous life & conversation  & diligence in keeping all the commandments
29 April 1842 • Friday
Friday 29 was made manifest a conspiracy again[s]t the peace of his househould
30 April 1842 • Saturday
Saturday 30 visiting with .— & his own family. & signed deeds to &  . & many others.
1 May 1842 • Sunday
May Sunday 1 preached in the grove on the keys of the kingdom charity &c.—  The keys are certain signs & words by which false spirits & personages may be  detected from true.— which cannot be revealed to the Elders till the is  completed.— The rich can only get them in the . The poor may get  them on the Mountain top as did moses. The rich cannot be saved  without cha[r]ity. giving to feed the poor. when & how God requires as well  as building. There are signs in heaven earth & hell. the elders must  know them all to be endued with power. to finish their work & prevent  imposition. The devil knows many signs. but does not know the sign  of the son of man. or Jesus. No one can truly say he knows God until  he has handled something. & these this can only be in the holiest of Holies.
2–3 May 1842 • Monday–Tuesday
Monday 2)with his family
Tuesday 3)
4 May 1842 • Wednesday
Wednesday 4 In council in the Presidents & General offices with .  . , . . . & . [illegible] & giving certain  instructions concerning the priesthood. [illegible] &c on  the Aronic Priesthood to the first [illegible] continueing through the  day.
5 May 1842 • Thursday
Thursday 5 left for the others continued in Council as the  day previous & Joseph & were [illegible] [p. 94]
21 April 1842 • Thursday
April Thursday 21
22 April 1842 • Friday
Friday 22
23 April 1842 • Saturday
Saturday 23
24 April 1842 • Sunday
Sunday 24 Preached on the hill near the . concerning the building of the . and pronounced a curse on the merchants & the rich who would not assist in building it.
25 April 1842 • Monday
Monday 25 Reading. meditation &c. mostly with his family
26 April 1842 • Tuesday
Tuesday 26 "
27 April 1842 • Wednesday
Wednesday 27 "
28 April 1842 • Thursday
Thursday 28 at Two o’clock after-noon met the members of the “Female relief Society” and after presiding at the admission of many new members. Gave a lecture on the priesthood shewing how the Sisters would come in possession of the priviliges & blesings & gifts of the priesthood— & that the signs should follow them. such as healing the sick casting out devils &c. & that they might attain unto. these blessings. by a virtuous life & conversation & diligence in keeping all the commandments
29 April 1842 • Friday
Friday 29 was made manifest a conspiracy against the peace of his househould
30 April 1842 • Saturday
Saturday 30 visiting with .— & his own family. & signed deeds to & . & many others.
1 May 1842 • Sunday
May Sunday 1 preached in the grove on the keys of the kingdom charity &c.— The keys are certain signs & words by which false spirits & personages may be detected from true.— which cannot be revealed to the Elders till the is completed.— The rich can only get them in the . The poor may get them on the Mountain top as did moses. The rich cannot be saved without charity. giving to feed the poor. when & how God requires as well as building. There are signs in heaven earth & hell. the elders must know them all to be endued with power. to finish their work & prevent imposition. The devil knows many signs. but does not know the sign of the son of man. or Jesus. No one can truly say he knows God until he has handled something. & this can only be in the holiest of Holies.
2–3 May 1842 • Monday–Tuesday
Monday 2)with his family
Tuesday 3)
4 May 1842 • Wednesday
Wednesday 4 In council in the Presidents & General offices with . . , . . . & . & giving certain instructions concerning the priesthood. &c on the Aronic Priesthood to the first continueing through the day.
5 May 1842 • Thursday
Thursday 5 left for the others continued in Council as the day previous & Joseph & were [p. 94]
Page 94