him. When wicked and corrupt men oppose, it is a
criterion to judge if a man is warring the christian
When all men speak evil of you, blessed are ye &c. Shall a man be considered
bad, when men speak evil of him? No: If a man stands and opposes the world
of sin, he may expect all things array’d against him.
But it will be but a little season and all these afflictions will
be turn’d away from us inasmuch as we are faithful and are not overcome by
these evils. By seeing the blessings of the
rolling on, and the kingdom increasing and spreading from sea to sea; we
will rejoice that we were not overcome by these foolish things.
Prest. S. then remark’d that a few things had been
manifested to him in his absence, respecting the baptisms for the dead,
which he should communicate next sabbath if
nothing should occur to prevent.
Prest. S. then address’d
the throne of Grace.
then rose and presented the following names, which were unanimously
|Polly W. Hyde
|Eunice S. Hyde
|Sabina A. Harrison
||Mary E. [Mc]Mullin