Minutes and Discourses, 6–8 April 1844, as Reported by William Clayton

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men— ignorant lawgivers will say that the body was put there to pay the utmost farthing & yet they will deny God the privilege of devising a plan for their delverance fiat law— men die without hearing &c. the Saviour & apostles preachd to the spirits during their mission— where did Stephen Peter James Paul on go &c— where do we now go— to mount Z.— Let the Saviour Peter &c go— we will now come to mount Zion— to the tops of the mountains— to the place where God had his eye on. On Mt Z shall come saviours land shadowy wings. I feel like a young welp, there are lions— and the world will find thing[s] so. There are some of the sons of Jacob here— they sit around me. their blood will begin to rise— where is Ephraim is gone to— Hoshe— & the children of Israel shall abide many days &c
Ephraim is turned to his idols among god without bodies or parts prov Live testimony of former & latter prophets— 1700 fold cone cant easily be broken. God knows Ephraim— shall be desolate in the day of rebuke in the tribes of Israel &c God put more blessings in E than all the 12 tribes. How can E. mix among the people— just as the L. D. S can mix with the people of — hope they wait if the daughter marry &c God wants the blood pure— the record of Joseph comes forth in the hand of E. The eye that nevr sleeps has had his eye on some of the families— God will protect them & every arm that is lift against them shall be brought to the earth God said it. When E. spake trembling &c there he is— dead— gone— such say the people— he dont know it— shall God choose these men for Saviors in the Last days— Jeremiah 31— want to prove that as the Ld lives just so sure he will choose E. for his first born & then he’ll have Jacob and they will build the house in Zion “At that time I will be a God” &c
He that scattered Is[rael] will gather him or God has commenced to set up Zion— Saviou[r]s have come up— [p. 8 [38]]
men— ignorant lawgivers will say that the body was put there to pay the utmost farthing & yet they will deny God the privilege of devising a plan for their delverance fiat law— men die without hearing &c. the Saviour & apostles preachd to the spirits during their mission— where did Stephen Peter James Paul go &c— where do we now go— to mount Z.— Let the Saviour Peter &c go— we will now come to mount Zion— to the tops of the mountains— to the place where God had his eye on. On Mt Z shall come saviours land shadowy wings. I feel like a young welp, there are lions— and the world will find things so. There are some of the sons of Jacob here— they sit around me. their blood will begin to rise— where is Ephraim is gone to— Hoshe— & the children of Israel shall abide many days &c
Ephraim is turned to his idols among god without bodies or parts Live testimony of former & latter prophets— 1700 fold cone cant easily be broken. God knows Ephraim— shall be desolate in the day of rebuke in the tribes of Israel &c God put more blessings in E than all the 12 tribes. How can E. mix among the people— just as the L. D. S can mix with the people of — hope they wait if the daughter marry &c God wants the blood pure— the record of Joseph comes forth in the hand of E. The eye that nevr sleeps has had his eye on some of the families— God will protect them & every arm that is lift against them shall be brought to the earth God said it. When E. spake trembling &c there he is— dead— gone— such say the people— he dont know it— shall God choose these men for Saviors in the Last days— Jeremiah 31— want to prove that as the Ld lives just so sure he will choose E. for his first born & then he’ll have Jacob and they will build the house in Zion “At that time I will be a God” &c
He that scattered Israel will gather him or God has commenced to set up Zion— Saviours have come up— [p. 8 [38]]
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