Journal, December 1842–June 1844; Book 2, 10 March 1843–14 July 1843

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Compard the Gifts in the church to the  gifts <golden> in the chu[r]ches vessels of the  which Nebuchadnazzar or some other nezzar  took away.— where are they? in. Babylon.  wrapped up in a napkin.— give me  so much money & I will give you  so much Gospel— say the Sectarian  priests.
There is now and then one,
Like the gleaning of grapes when vintage is done
he compard the Mormons to the rough  stone. which could not be made to fit  any where & would be thrown away—  so with the Mormons the[y] will not  for fit any way or where, but Must [p. [108]]
Compard the Gifts in the church to the golden vessels of the which Nebuchadnazzar or some other nezzar took away.— where are they? in. Babylon. wrapped up in a napkin.— give me so much money & I will give you so much Gospel— say the Sectarian priests.
There is now and then one,
Like the gleaning of grapes when vintage is done
he compard the Mormons to the rough stone. which could not be made to fit any where & would be thrown away— so with the Mormons they will not fit any way or where, but Must [p. [108]]
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