Nauvoo Relief Society Minute Book

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The time will come when all persons will  find reliefe thro this — Why should not this  prospect buoy you up above the difficulties which may  cross your way I am unable to express my feelings  on this vast subject The Lord has set his hand to  accomplish this very object Then act with all  cheerfulness I contend you have a perfect right to  relieve the poor in the name of the Lord to claim  assistance of each other for this object without  any hesitation This is the design in the almi ghty in forming it you kneed not doubt but this  Society is raisd by the Lord to prepare us for the great  blessings which are for us in the  in the Temple be faithful and comfort and edify  one annothe [another] in all things be faithful in reporting  the sick that each may know and do their duty  in all things That; that, Can be Shaken will be shaken  hereafter we shall have enough to try every power of  our Souls here is the use of the word of Comfort
I have no more to say
The committee then rose (namely) sister O Spencer  Sister Hendricks and P M Wheeler said they had not  understood clearly what was expected of the Committee  but would do what they could most cheerfully  P M Wheeler presented case of Sister Lew to the Society  Siste[r] [Harriet] Marcum said she had no more; to no more  objections to make in doing her duty as a com[mit]tee
The Comttee all seemd to have gaind new  courage desird to remain in their places and  do with their might all they could do—
Meeting closed
Prayer by
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The time will come when all persons will find reliefe thro this — Why should not this prospect buoy you up above the difficulties which may cross your way I am unable to express my feelings on this vast subject The Lord has set his hand to accomplish this very object Then act with all cheerfulness I contend you have a perfect right to relieve the poor in the name of the Lord to claim assistance of each other for this object without any hesitation This is the design in the almighty in forming it you kneed not doubt but this Society is raisd by the Lord to prepare us for the great blessings which are for us in the in the Temple be faithful and comfort and edify one annothe [another] in all things be faithful in reporting the sick that each may know and do their duty in all things That; that, Can be Shaken will be shaken hereafter we shall have enough to try every power of our Souls here is the use of the word of Comfort
I have no more to say
The committee then rose (namely) sister O Spencer Sister Hendricks and P M Wheeler said they had not understood clearly what was expected of the Committee but would do what they could most cheerfully P M Wheeler presented case of Sister Lew to the Society Sister Harriet Marcum said she had no more; no more objections to make in doing her duty as a committee
The Comttee all seemd to have gaind new courage desird to remain in their places and do with their might all they could do—
Meeting closed
Prayer by
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