Letterbook 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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called the School of the prophets and receive  that instruction that the Lord designs they  should receive we may all dispare of  obtaining the great blessing that God has  promised to the faithful of the Church  of Christ, Therefore it is as important  as our salvation is that we obey this  above mentioned command as well as all  of the commandments of the Lord  therefore brethren we write this epistle to you  to stir up your mind to make exertion  that the Lord requires of you to lend a  temporal aid in these things as expressed  above writen and in order that you  may know how to conduct the business  we will relate what we have done and are  a doing here, we have meet in conference  and there agreed to form a subscription  and circulate the same through the  Churches and also appointed and a committe to superintend this  business viz of circulating a subscriptions  to establish a fund to build a  and to aid the Elders to attend this school  and subscriptions are now a in circulation  among us and our heavenly father is  opening the hearts of our brethren beyond  the expectation of many and not one  brother among us as yet refuses to exert  themselves to do something as a temporal—  means to bring about the establishing  of this and school and we  say may our heavenly father open  your hearts also that you with us may  may gather to gether something to aid [p. 37]
called the School of the prophets and receive that instruction that the Lord designs they should receive we may all dispare of obtaining the great blessing that God has promised to the faithful of the Church of Christ, Therefore it is as important as our salvation is that we obey this above mentioned command as well as all of the commandments of the Lord therefore brethren we write this epistle to you to stir up your mind to make exertion that the Lord requires of you to lend a temporal aid in these things as expressed above writen and in order that you may know how to conduct the business we will relate what we have done and are a doing here, we have meet in conference and there agreed to form a subscription and circulate the same through the Churches and also appointed and a committe to superintend this business viz of circulating subscriptions to establish a fund to build a and to aid the Elders to attend this school and subscriptions are now in circulation among us and our heavenly father is opening the hearts of our brethren beyond the expectation of many and not one brother among us as yet refuses to exert themselves to do something as a temporal— means to bring about the establishing of this and school and we say may our heavenly father open your hearts also that you with us may may gather to gether something to aid [p. 37]
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