Journal, December 1842–June 1844; Book 1, 21 December 1842–10 March 1843

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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a man & tell him I am hungry. he tells me to go yonder, there is a house for Entertainment, go knock, & you must conform to all the rules of the house or you cannot satisfy your hunger— knock call for food. & set down & eat.— & I go & knock— & ask for food & set down to the table— but do not eat shall I satisfy my hunger— No! I must Eat. the Gifts are the food.—
The graces of the spirit are the Gifts of the spirit.—
Joseph[:] When I first commencd this work & had got 2 or 3 indiv[i]duals to believe I went about 30 miles with — one horse between us to see [p. 46]
a man & tell him I am hungry. he tells me to go yonder, there is a house for Entertainment, go knock, & you must conform to all the rules of the house or you cannot satisfy your hunger— knock call for food. & set down & eat.— & I go & knock— & ask for food & set down to the table— but do not eat shall I satisfy my hunger— No! I must Eat. the Gifts are the food.—
The graces of the spirit are the Gifts of the spirit.—
Joseph: When I first commencd this work & had got 2 or 3 individuals to believe I went about 30 miles with — one horse between us to see [p. 46]
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