Minutes and Discourses, 6–9 April 1844, as Reported by Thomas Bullock

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I want men women & every body to know their privileges— I have tasted that bitter cup that the d l gave me— if you are not on goods God’s right hand with the Saints you will be d—d— I never knew the time that I was ready to be d—d every one is ready to be saved— God intends to make men in thousands & millions to like the way— God will teach mankind that he is a K— and loves them, & they shall not want to go down to hell if they want to do— the Spirit— it is vastly inportant in the vast scheme of H[eaven] it is the crown[in]g. theme— Repent & be bapd.every one of you <​for the rem[issio]n. of your Sins​> that you may receive the gift of the H. G. [Holy Ghost] I have now in my hand the proclam[ation] made on the day of Pent[ecost]: in the 2nd. ch of the Acts of the Apostles in relat[io]n. to the Spirit of prom[ise] which is given for the L. D.— the mult[itude] gathered in the temple on the day of Pent it shews that they were entire strange[r]s to the plan of Saln. & only learnt it that very moment from the lips of the apostles they did not know that the[y] had cruc[ifie]d. the Son of God— these men were supp[ose]d. to be drunk— & every word & thot. came from the lips of the Apos[tles]: Peter sd. in the 16 v of the 2nd. ch of Acts ( read the ch) now observe that it was the only knowledge they had of the Holy Spirit Peter says that Joel promd. &c & he sd. that when he poured out his Spirit &c &c— Peter sd. this is the Holy Spirit that God shod. pour out upon the whole world.— ( read from the 31 v to the end) now observe minutely that this proclamn. was made after the Apos: had defined what the Sp[irit] of God was he told them what a thing it was— that you[r] sons & Dau[ghte]rs should be prophets your very domestics shall spring up & prophesy in the name of Israels God Oh that I cod. make the whole world hear— what I say: & Peter sd.— the Sp of God is a Sp of prophecy visions rev[elatio]ns. & cod. touch the very domestics in you[r] Kitch[en]— in the L D. says God I will give it to all flesh— this is the cream hear it all the Ends of the Earth— Repent said Peter when they were trying to ponder their way out from the very Gates of Hell— Repent <​be bapd​> every one of you out of this 3000 there must be some scoundrels he did not say you that are good be bapd. & you wicked remain until you are his— no— he told all, the wicked to be bapd. & they shod. have the H. Sp. [Holy Spirit] How long must a man wait upon the Sect. Scheme to get to see visions— you know as well as I that it would take seven Eternitys to begin— for God is not at the head of it— I have been called by an anxious preacher to get to an anxious bench until I can get the best cann. that I can be got, can I be got converted to God— no to the anxious bench [p. 11]
I want men women & every body to know their privileges— I have tasted that bitter cup that the d l gave me— if you are not on God’s right hand with the Saints you will be d—d— I never knew the time that I was ready to be d—d every one is ready to be saved— God intends to make men in thousands & millions to like the way— God will teach mankind that he is a K— and loves them, & they shall not want to go down to hell if they want to do— the Spirit— it is vastly inportant in the vast scheme of Heaven it is the crowning. theme— Repent & be bapd.every one of you for the remission. of your Sins that you may receive the gift of the H. G. Holy Ghost I have now in my hand the proclamation made on the day of Pentecost: in the 2nd. ch of the Acts of the Apostles in relation. to the Spirit of promise which is given for the L. D.— the multitude gathered in the temple on the day of Pent it shews that they were entire strangers to the plan of Saln. & only learnt it that very moment from the lips of the apostles they did not know that they had crucified. the Son of God— these men were supposed. to be drunk— & every word & thot. came from the lips of the Apostles: Peter sd. in the 16 v of the 2nd. ch of Acts ( read the ch) now observe that it was the only knowledge they had of the Holy Spirit Peter says that Joel promd. &c & he sd. that when he poured out his Spirit &c &c— Peter sd. this is the Holy Spirit that God shod. pour out upon the whole world.— ( read from the 31 v to the end) now observe minutely that this proclamn. was made after the Apos: had defined what the Spirit of God was he told them what a thing it was— that your sons & Daughters should be prophets your very domestics shall spring up & prophesy in the name of Israels God Oh that I cod. make the whole world hear— what I say: & Peter sd.— the Sp of God is a Sp of prophecy visions revelations. & cod. touch the very domestics in your Kitchen— in the L D. says God I will give it to all flesh— this is the cream hear it all the Ends of the Earth— Repent said Peter when they were trying to ponder their way out from the very Gates of Hell— Repent be bapd every one of you out of this 3000 there must be some scoundrels he did not say you that are good be bapd. & you wicked remain until you are his— no— he told all, the wicked to be bapd. & they shod. have the H. Sp. [Holy Spirit] How long must a man wait upon the Sect. Scheme to get to see visions— you know as well as I that it would take seven Eternitys to begin— for God is not at the head of it— I have been called by an anxious preacher to get to an anxious bench until I can get the best cann. that I can be got, can I be got converted to God— no to the anxious bench [p. 11]
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