History, 1838–1856, volume E-1 [1 July 1843–30 April 1844]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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<​July 23​> be an everlasting priesthood throughout their generations.”
Here is a tittle of law which must be fulfilled. The Levitical priesthood is for ever hereditary— fixed on the head of Aaron, and his sons for ever, and was in active operation down to Zechariah the father of John. Zachariah would have had no child had not God given him a son. He sent his angel to declare unto Zechariah that his wife Elizabeth should bear him a son, whose name was to be called John. The keys of the Aaronic priesthood were committed unto him.
John king and Lawgiver (query)
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The kingdom of heaven suffereth violence &c. The kingdom of heaven continueth in authority.
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Until John the authority taketh it by absolute power.
John having the power took the kingdom by authority
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How do you know all this great knowledge? By the gift of the Holy Ghost.
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wrested the kingdom from the Jews.
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of these stony Gentiles— these dogs— to raise up children unto Abraham.
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The Savior said unto John, I must be baptized by you. Why so? To answer my decrees. John refuses
Jesus had no legal administrator before John.
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There is no salvation between the two lids of the bible without a legal administrator. Jesus was then the legal administrator, and ordained his Apostles.
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It is contrary to ’s oath of office to send a man to where he is proscribed in his religious opinions; for he is sworn to support the Constitution of the United States, and of this state; and these Constitutions guarrantee religions as well as civil liberty, to all religious societies whatever.
* I will resume the subject at some future time.
24 July 1843 • Monday
<​24.—​> Monday 24. This morning I had a long conversation with the Democratic Candidate for Congress. I shewed him the corruption and folly of the ’s sending an armed force to take me, &c., and told him this made the 38th . vexatious lawsuit against me for my religion.
Exhibition of Divine, the Fire King, in the [blank] court room. [blank] Settled with and , they were $167.00 in my debt, for which gave his note.
25 July 1843 • Tuesday
<​25.—​> Tuesday 25. During this day I signed Legion scrip, <​a copy of one of which I insert:—​>
Legion, July 25, 1843. No. 406. This certificate will be received by the Legion as one dollar, in payment of debts due the Legion, and redeemable by the Paymaster General [p. 1682]
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* below to come here
It is contrary to ’s oath of office to send a man to where he is proscribed in his religious opinions; for he is sworn to support the Constitution of the United States, and of this state; and these Constitutions guarrantee religions as well as civil liberty, to all religious societies whatever.
* I will resume the subject at some future time.
24 July 1843 • Monday
24.— Monday 24. This morning I had a long conversation with the Democratic Candidate for Congress. I shewed him the corruption and folly of the ’s sending an armed force to take me, &c., and told him this made the 38th . vexatious lawsuit against me for my religion.
Exhibition of Divine, the Fire King, in the [blank] court room. [blank] Settled with and , they were $167.00 in my debt, for which gave his note.
25 July 1843 • Tuesday
25.— Tuesday 25. During this day I signed Legion scrip, a copy of one of which I insert:—
Legion, July 25, 1843. No. 406. This certificate will be received by the Legion as one dollar, in payment of debts due the Legion, and redeemable by the Paymaster General [p. 1682]
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