History Draft [1 January–3 March 1843]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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<​20​> the & though the world, and will make just as big a wake as god almighty will let me. <​we must send Kings & Quens to , & we will do it​> At 3 oclock council adjnd to my house. & at 4. I , & his wife , & in the , & them, in the , to all the authority of his former office <​& standi[n]g​> in the .
21 January 1843 • Saturday
<​21​> Satudy 21. At home except going out in the with to look at some lots.
22 January 1843 • Sunday
<​22​> Sunday 22. I preached within at the on the Setting up of the Kingdom of God in the Last days The Subject (s Journal P. 48. &) <​&c.​> X <​X No generation was ever saved or destroyed upon dead testimony neither can be, but by living testimony are the are they judged.​>
23 January 1843 • Monday
<​23​> Monday 23. Was at home. except visitting & wrote the Editor of the “Wasp” as follows ‘Dear Sir <​(Wasp 155.) Smith​>
In the evening rode with to see who was sick at s the old Post office building. up the . returnd from his Mission to .
24 January 1843 • Tuesday
<​24​> Sunday 24th, was at home till PM, when I rode out with at eve attended the .
25 January 1843 • Wednesday
<​25​> Wednesday 25. Was about home.
26 January 1843 • Thursday
<​26​> Thu[rs]day 26. In the P. M rode to the , and afterward to s
27 January 1843 • Friday
<​27​> Friday 27 Rode on the Prairie, with . Dined at Bro s.
28 January 1843 • Saturday
<​28​> Saturday 28. Played ball with the brethren a short time, Rode round the with Mr Taylor, a Land Agent from . Some snow fell, the ice began to give way in the river & a steamer that had wintered at went over the rapids to Rapids to .
29 January 1843 • Sunday
<​29​> Sunday 29[th] I preached on attended meeting at the . After realling [reading] the parable of the “Prodigal Son,” & making some preliminary remarks, I stated that there were two items <​questions​> which had been asked me concerning the last my subject [illegible] the last sabbath which I had promised to answer in public and [illegible] impro◊◊ that opportunity. The questions arose from the saying of Jesus “[3 words illegible] are born of women the[r]e hath not risn a grater <​prophet​> [4 words illegible] [ne]vertheles he that is least in the kingdom of heaven [4 words illegible] “How was <​is it​> <​that​> John <​was considered one of the​> the greatest of prophets?" ever[2 words illegible] a woman?” [2 words illegible] miracles could not have constituted his greatness for John did no mi◊◊◊les. Three things constitute his greatness. First. He was [illegible] with a diven [divine] mission of prepari[n]g [p. 11]
20 the & though the world, and will make just as big a wake as god almighty will let me. we must send Kings & Quens to , & we will do it At 3 oclock council adjnd to my house. & at 4. I , & his wife , & in the , & them, in the , to his former office & standing in the .
21 January 1843 • Saturday
21 Satudy 21. At home except going out in the with to look at some lots.
22 January 1843 • Sunday
22 Sunday 22. I preached at the on the Setting up of the Kingdom of God in the Last days The Subject (s Journal P. 48. &) &c. X X No generation was ever saved or destroyed upon dead testimony neither can be, but by living testimony are they judged.
23 January 1843 • Monday
23 Monday 23. Was at home. & wrote the Editor of the “Wasp” as follows ‘Dear Sir (Wasp 155.) Smith
In the evening rode with to see who was sick at the old Post office building. up the . returnd from his Mission to .
24 January 1843 • Tuesday
24 Sunday 24th, was at home till PM, when I rode out with at eve attended the .
25 January 1843 • Wednesday
25 Wednesday 25. Was about home.
26 January 1843 • Thursday
26 Thursday 26. In the P. M rode to the , and afterward to s
27 January 1843 • Friday
27 Friday 27 Rode on the Prairie, with . Dined at Bro s.
28 January 1843 • Saturday
28 Saturday 28. Played ball with the brethren a short time, Rode round the with Mr Taylor, a Land Agent from . Some snow fell, the ice began to give way in the river & a steamer that had wintered at went over the rapids to Rapids to .
29 January 1843 • Sunday
29 Sunday 29[th] I attended meeting at the . After realling [reading] the parable of the “Prodigal Son,” & making some preliminary remarks, I stated that there were two questions which had been asked me concerning my subject the last sabbath which I had promised to answer in public and impro that opportunity. The questions arose from the saying of Jesus “ are born of women there hath not risn a grater prophet [ne]vertheles he that is least in the kingdom of heaven “How is it that John was considered one of the greatest of prophets?" ?” miracles could not have constituted his greatness for John did no miles. Three things constitute his greatness. First. He was with a diven divine mission of preparing [p. 11]
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