Minutes, 18 April 1844

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If all the wisdom and knowledge of this council is exerted we can do something, and when we have done all we can we can come to the great God and obtain the perfect law. Our researches have done us good. By taking this course we gain wisdom & prudence much better than we would if we had set down like chickens to wait for the Lord to give it. We will know by this experience how to touch the hearts and feelings of men, because we have been in the mill ourselves. He feels this <​these​> to be the happiest day days of his life. He is willing to use what exertions he can, to roll on the work. He believes that by using [p. [160]]
If all the wisdom and knowledge of this council is exerted we can do something, and when we have done all we can we can come to the great God and obtain the perfect law. Our researches have done us good. By taking this course we gain wisdom & prudence much better than we would if we had set down like chickens to wait for the Lord to give it. We will know by this experience how to touch the hearts and feelings of men, because we have been in the mill ourselves. He feels these to be the happiest day days of his life. He is willing to use what exertions he can, to roll on the work. He believes that by using [p. [160]]
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