Journal, March–September 1838

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
Page 51
image
and fills, and broke down the carriage twice  and yet we are all alive and camped on a  dry place for allmost the first time, Poverty  is a heavy load but we are all obliged  to welter under it, it is now dark and I  close, may the Lord bless you all and bring  us together is my prayer Amen
All the arrangements that left  for getting money failed, they did not gain  us one cent
To J. Smith Jr.

8 July 1838 • Sunday

The following Revelation<s.> was <were> read in the  congregation this day, which was given in  ——
Revelation Given at the in   Geauga Co. Ohio. In the presence of  J. Smith Jr., & January 12th 1838.——
When inquiry was made of the Lord relative  to the trial of the of the , For transgress ions according to the item of law, found in  the Book of Covenants 3rd. Section 37 Verse
Whether the descision of such an of one  , shall be conclusive for and all  her stakes
Thus saith the Lord, Let the first  Presidency of my Church, be held in full fellowship  in Zion and all her stakes, untill they shall be foun d transgressors, by such an high Council as is nam ed in the above alluded section, in Zion, by three  witnesses standing against each member of said  Presidency, and these witnesses shall be of long and  faithfull standing, and such also as cannot [p. 51]
and fills, and broke down the carriage twice and yet we are all alive and camped on a dry place for allmost the first time, Poverty is a heavy load but we are all obliged to welter under it, it is now dark and I close, may the Lord bless you all and bring us together is my prayer Amen
All the arrangements that left for getting money failed, they did not gain us one cent
To J. Smith Jr.

8 July 1838 • Sunday

The following Revelations. were read in the congregation this day, which was given in ——
Revelation Given at the in Geauga Co. Ohio. In the presence of J. Smith Jr., & January 12th 1838.——
When inquiry was made of the Lord relative to the trial of the of the , For transgressions according to the item of law, found in the Book of Covenants 3rd. Section 37 Verse
Whether the descision of such an of one , shall be conclusive for and all her stakes
Thus saith the Lord, Let the first Presidency of my Church, be held in full fellowship in Zion and all her stakes, untill they shall be found transgressors, by such an high Council as is named in the above alluded section, in Zion, by three witnesses standing against each member of said Presidency, and these witnesses shall be of long and faithfull standing, and such also as cannot [p. 51]
Page 51