Minutes and Discourses, 6–8 April 1843

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Negro who prayed behind the stone wall if what he said was not true. he hoped the stone wall would fall on him. <​when​> some one pushed a stone on his head. & poor negro cried out I did not mean what I said—
so with sectarians. about Rev[elations] & healings.
said had had a conversation with a Reverend presbytiran. who asked me what I. beleived I told him. we beleivd the gospel as preachd by the ancints apostles. & to leave the fi[r]st principles & go on to perfection. o said the priest Revd Presbyter[ia]n. that means leaving their dead works.— but said I how can I leave the fi[r]st principls before I embrace them? O said <​he​> these are some of the mysteries of the kingdom. we know but little about them tis no more use to argue with you than a stump [p. [91]]
Negro who prayed behind the stone wall if what he said was not true. he hoped the stone wall would fall on him. when some one pushed a stone on his head. & poor negro cried out I did not mean what I said—
so with sectarians. about Revelations & healings.
said had had a conversation with a Reverend presbytiran. who asked me what I. beleived I told him. we beleivd the gospel as preachd by the ancints apostles. & to leave the first principles & go on to perfection. o said the Revd Presbyterian. that means leaving their dead works.— but said I how can I leave the first principls before I embrace them? O said he these are some of the mysteries of the kingdom. we know but little about them tis no more use to argue with you than a stump [p. [91]]
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