Journal, December 1842–June 1844; Book 2, 10 March 1843–14 July 1843

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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never is half so much fuss to unlock a door if you have a key an[d] wh[e]n you have not. or have to cut it out with a jack knife.—
O. Jerusalem &c.— whenc[e] arises the curse of Almighty God that was to be pourd out up[o]n the heads of the jews? That they would not be gathe[re]d! beca[u]se they would not let Ch[r]ist gather them. It was the design in the cou[n]cils of heaven before the world was. that the pri[n]ciple & law of that pri[e]sthood was predicated up[o]n the gathe[rin]g of the people in every age of the world. Jesus did every thing possible to gather the people. & th[e]y would not be gathered [p. [241]]
never is half so much fuss to unlock a door if you have a key and when you have not. or have to cut it out with a jack knife.—
O. Jerusalem &c.— whence arises the curse of Almighty God that was to be pourd out upon the heads of the jews? That they would not be gathered! because they would not let Christ gather them. It was the design in the councils of heaven before the world was. that the principle & law of that priesthood was predicated upon the gathering of the people in every age of the world. Jesus did every thing possible to gather the people. & they would not be gathered [p. [241]]
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