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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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no man has authority except he be sent.—  while bewildering clouds spread their glooming  wings over our horizons & the Almighty sits  in the heavens laughi[n]g at our ignorance,  <the> Midnight cry. <is raisd &> what shall I cry? all tables  are b[e]come unclean.— what shall I cry?  they have changed, tragessd [transgressed] <the laws. changed ordinances> broken the everlasting  covenant?— what,— How shall retain my  darling religion.— again[s]t this “new light”  or mormonism.— I have about as much  religion as others, but I have not got so  much but what I Might recivee a little  more, & when I pray for more light  & God bestows it. I will not say  as the poor Negro.— [p. [90]]
no man has authority except he be sent.— while bewildering clouds spread their glooming wings over our horizons & the Almighty sits in the heavens laughing at our ignorance, the Midnight cry. is raisd & what shall I cry? all tables are become unclean.— what shall I cry? they have , tragessd [transgressed] the laws. changed ordinances broken the everlasting covenant?— what,— How shall retain my darling religion.— against this “new light” or mormonism.— I have about as much religion as others, but I have not got so much but what I Might recivee a little more, & when I pray for more light & God bestows it. I will not say as the poor Negro.— [p. [90]]
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