Times and Seasons, 15 February 1842

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matter, go to law before the unjust and  not before the saints? Do ye not know  the saints shall judge the world? And if  the world shall be judged by you, are ye  unworthy to judge the smallest matter?— Know ye not that we shall judge Angels?  How much more things that pertain to  this life? If, then, ye have judgment of  things pertaining to this life, set them to  judge who are least esteemed in the  church. I speak to your shame. Is it  so, that there is not a wise man among  you? no, not one that shall be able to  judge between his brethren. But brother  goeth to law with brother, and that before  the unbelievers. Now therefore there is  utterly a fault among you, because ye go  to law one with another. Why do ye  not rather take wrong? why do ye not  rather suffer yourselves to be defrauded?  Nay, ye do wrong, and defraud, and that  your brother. Know ye not that the un righteous shall not inherit the kingdom of  God? Be not deceived; neither fornica tors, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor ef feminate, nor abusers of themselves with  mankind. Nor thieves, nor covetous,  nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extor tioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.[”]  1 Cor. 6: 1–11. Who, observing these  things, would go to law, distressing his  brother; thereby giving rise to hardness,  evil speaking, strifes and animosities  amongst those who have covenanted to  keep the commandments of God—who  have taken upon them the name of saints,  and if saints are to judge angels, and also  to judge the world—why then are they  not competent to judge in temporal mat ters, especially in trivial cases, taking the  law of the Lord for their guide, brotherly  kindness, charity, &c. as well as the law  of the land. Brethren, these are evils  which ought not to exist among us. We  hope the time will speedily arrive when  these things will be done away, and every  one stand in the office of his calling, as a  faithful servant of God—building each  other up—bearing each other’s infirmities,  and so fulfil the law of Christ.
SAML. BENT,
LEWIS D[unbar] WILSON,
,
,
,
,
JAMES ALLRED,
,
,
,
WM. HUNTINGTON, Sr.
DANIEL CARRIER.
,President.
,)Coun cellors.
,)
Attest—, Clerk.
 
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NOTICE TO THE ELDERS PREACH ING ABROAD.
We have received a great number of  Letters from the travelling elders, which  gives us great joy. We say, may the  Lord bless you and your labors; and as it  regards your coming to this place, if you  will be humble, the Lord will guide you  as you should go. We subscribe our selves your brethren and fellow laborers  in the Kingdom of Patience.
, President.
 
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UNIVERSITY.
The Regents of the University of the  City of are hereby notified that  there will be a meeting of the board im mediately after the evening session of the  City Council, on the 2d Saturday of March  proximo, at the office of Brev. Maj. Gen.  . A general attendance  is solicited.
, Chancellor.
, Registrar.
February 15th, A. D. 1842
 
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NAUVOO LEGION.
Head Quarters, Nauvoo Legion,  City of , Ill. Jan. 25th, 1841 [1842].
GENERAL ORDERS.
All the public arms will be required to  be in the best possible condition at the  general inspection, and parade, on the 7th  of May, proximo, and no deficiency what ever will be countenanced, overlooked, or  suffered to pass without fine, on that oc casion—all persons, therefore holding  said arms will take notice, and govern  themselves accordingly: and, in order  that the general inspection may pass off  in a truly military style, alike honorable  to the legion, and creditable to the citizen- soldier, the brigadiers are required to at tend the battalion parades within their re spective commands, and inspect said arms  in propria persona, prior to the general  parade. [p. 700]
matter, go to law before the unjust and not before the saints? Do ye not know the saints shall judge the world? And if the world shall be judged by you, are ye unworthy to judge the smallest matter?—Know ye not that we shall judge Angels? How much more things that pertain to this life? If, then, ye have judgment of things pertaining to this life, set them to judge who are least esteemed in the church. I speak to your shame. Is it so, that there is not a wise man among you? no, not one that shall be able to judge between his brethren. But brother goeth to law with brother, and that before the unbelievers. Now therefore there is utterly a fault among you, because ye go to law one with another. Why do ye not rather take wrong? why do ye not rather suffer yourselves to be defrauded? Nay, ye do wrong, and defraud, and that your brother. Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived; neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind. Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.” 1 Cor. 6: 1–11. Who, observing these things, would go to law, distressing his brother; thereby giving rise to hardness, evil speaking, strifes and animosities amongst those who have covenanted to keep the commandments of God—who have taken upon them the name of saints, and if saints are to judge angels, and also to judge the world—why then are they not competent to judge in temporal matters, especially in trivial cases, taking the law of the Lord for their guide, brotherly kindness, charity, &c. as well as the law of the land. Brethren, these are evils which ought not to exist among us. We hope the time will speedily arrive when these things will be done away, and every one stand in the office of his calling, as a faithful servant of God—building each other up—bearing each other’s infirmities, and so fulfil the law of Christ.
SAML. BENT,
LEWIS Dunbar WILSON,
,
,
,
,
JAMES ALLRED,
,
,
,
WM. HUNTINGTON, Sr.
DANIEL CARRIER.
,President.
,)Councellors.
,)
Attest—, Clerk.
 
————
NOTICE TO THE ELDERS PREACHING ABROAD.
We have received a great number of Letters from the travelling elders, which gives us great joy. We say, may the Lord bless you and your labors; and as it regards your coming to this place, if you will be humble, the Lord will guide you as you should go. We subscribe ourselves your brethren and fellow laborers in the Kingdom of Patience.
, President.
 
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UNIVERSITY.
The Regents of the University of the City of are hereby notified that there will be a meeting of the board immediately after the evening session of the City Council, on the 2d Saturday of March proximo, at the office of Brev. Maj. Gen. . A general attendance is solicited.
, Chancellor.
, Registrar.
February 15th, A. D. 1842
 
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NAUVOO LEGION.
Head Quarters, Nauvoo Legion, City of , Ill. Jan. 25th, 1841 1842.
GENERAL ORDERS.
All the public arms will be required to be in the best possible condition at the general inspection, and parade, on the 7th of May, proximo, and no deficiency whatever will be countenanced, overlooked, or suffered to pass without fine, on that occasion—all persons, therefore holding said arms will take notice, and govern themselves accordingly: and, in order that the general inspection may pass off in a truly military style, alike honorable to the legion, and creditable to the citizen-soldier, the brigadiers are required to attend the battalion parades within their respective commands, and inspect said arms in propria persona, prior to the general parade. [p. 700]
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