Discourse, 7 April 1844, as Reported by Thomas Bullock

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The Prophet while I address you on the subject which <​in the fore p[ar]t. of the Con[ference]​> was contemp[late]d.— as the wind blows very hard it will be hardly possible for me to make you all hear it is of the greatest importance & the mo[st] solemn of any that co[ul]d. occupy our attent[io]n. & that is the subj[ect] of the dead on the dece[ase] of our who was crushed to death in a well— & inasmuch as there <​are​> a great many in this congre[gation] who live in this & who have lost friend I shall speak in gen[era]l. & offe[r] you my ideas so far as I have ability & so far as I shall be insp[ire]d. by the H S. [Holy Spirit] to dwell on this subj[ec]t. I want your prayer, faith the instr[uctio]n. of Alm[ighty] God to say things that are true & shall carry the testimony to your hearts & pray that he may streng[then] my lungs— stay the winds— & let the pray[ers] of the Saints to heaven appear— for the prayers of the righteous avail much & I verily believe that your prayers shall be heard before I enter in the investig[atio]n. fully of the subjt. that is lying before us I wish to make a few preliminaries in order that you may understand when I come to it [p. 14]
The Prophet while I address you on the subject which in the fore part. of the Conference was contemplated.— as the wind blows very hard it will be hardly possible for me to make you all hear it is of the greatest importance & the most solemn of any that could. occupy our attention. & that is the subject of the dead on the decease of our who was crushed to death in a well— & inasmuch as there are a great many in this congregation who live in this & who have lost friend I shall speak in general. & offer you my ideas so far as I have ability & so far as I shall be inspired. by the H S. [Holy Spirit] to dwell on this subject. I want your prayer, faith the instruction. of Almighty God to say things that are true & shall carry the testimony to your hearts & pray that he may strengthen my lungs— stay the winds— & let the prayers of the Saints to heaven appear— for the prayers of the righteous avail much & I verily believe that your prayers shall be heard before I enter in the investigation. fully of the subjt. that is lying before us I wish to make a few preliminaries in order that you may understand when I come to it [p. 14]
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