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

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& it says God says in the last days they shall prophecy— could I prophecy no. I durst not attempt— for I was not converted to God or he wod. have me prophecy agst. my hearts consent— for If I had the H Sp I should have been prophesy[in]g. God says it shall be poured upon all flesh, I believe you are all flesh with some bones & live in the L D & you shall have the gift of the H. G. you shall prophecy— your S. & D. shall get on the tables & prophecy— & by this you shall know that you are conv[erte]d. to God— & if you do not do it you are convd. to something else— let us not mistake ourselves to our own destruct[io]n.— it is to be the Gospel of the L D just as fast as people believe in the Scrip[tures]: in the N. T. [New Testament]— you have got to tell them to repent to be bapd that they may rec[eiv]e a remn. of sins & the gift of the H. G. under pain of the wrath of God— you shall go into all the world & preach the Gos to every creature you shall dream dreams see visions &c & if you do not preach that you are preachg. the Gos. of anor. K.——
decl[are]d. that Bap. will be att[ende]d. to in the intermission of this meet[in]g. & in the afternoon will be addr[essed] by Pres J. S. <​on the funeral discourse​>— & all who repent can attend at the foot of Main St. to be bapd. closed at 12— adj[ourne]d. till 2—
The Choir sung an Hymn “Praise God” betn. 15000 & 20000 persons present
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called to order & wanted for the 200,000 Shingles, Provision, Money, Boards Planks & any thing that is good— dont want any old guns or watches. I want to get up a small subscription among the Sisters & as some persons supposed that it was got up among the Relief Society. I did not ask it as a tithing, I wished about 50 cents to be had to buy nails & glass I knew that a small subscrip[tio]n. wo[ul]d. obt[ai]n. more than a large one— every Sister can do a little— there is not one that cannot pay 52 cents in six months, & I call again until I get about 1,000 dollars it only requires 2000 sub[scriptions]: I have sent it to & I fear no one this side Hell— & I was not to be deterred by any woman or any one except the Prophet, I want you to pay in your sub. to me so that they may say I bo[ugh]t. part of that glass & there names shall be written in the book of the law of the Lord— it is not a tax but a free will offer[in]g.— all things are done away— I did it myself— this is aside from the Female Society— I am not a mem[ber]: of the F. Society. I wish to accomplish something. I do not want to say that the purse that has got 5 <​8​>— the widows two mites were more in the eyes of the Lord than the purse of the rich— and the poor woman shall have a seat in the house of God who pays her two mites as much as the rich. We want to get the roof in, the wi[n]dows in [p. 12]
God says in the last days they shall prophecy— could I prophecy no. I durst not attempt— for I was not converted to God or he wod. have me prophecy agst. my hearts consent— for If I had the H Sp I should have been prophesying. God says it shall be poured upon all flesh, I believe you are all flesh with some bones & live in the L D & you shall have the gift of the H. G. you shall prophecy— your S. & D. shall get on the tables & prophecy— & by this you shall know that you are converted. to God— & if you do not do it you are convd. to something else— let us not mistake ourselves to our own destruction.— it is to be the Gospel of the L D just as fast as people believe in the Scriptures: in the N. T. [New Testament]— you have got to tell them to repent to be bapd that they may receive a remn. of sins & the gift of the H. G. under pain of the wrath of God— you shall go into all the world & preach the Gos to every creature you shall dream dreams see visions &c & if you do not preach that you are preachg. the Gos. of anor. K.——
declared. that Bap. will be attended. to in the intermission of this meeting. & in the afternoon will be addressed by Pres J. S. on the funeral discourse— & all who repent can attend at the foot of Main St. to be bapd. closed at 12— adjourned. till 2—
The Choir sung an Hymn “Praise God” betn. 15000 & 20000 persons present
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called to order & wanted for the 200,000 Shingles, Provision, Money, Boards Planks & any thing that is good— dont want any old guns or watches. I want to get up a small subscription among the Sisters & as some persons supposed that it was got up among the Relief Society. I did not ask it as a tithing, I wished about 50 cents to be had to buy nails & glass I knew that a small subscription. would. obtain. more than a large one— every Sister can do a little— there is not one that cannot pay 52 cents in six months, & I call again until I get about 1,000 dollars it only requires 2000 subscriptions: I have sent it to & I fear no one this side Hell— & I was not to be deterred by any woman or any one except the Prophet, I want you to pay in your sub. to me so that they may say I bought. part of that glass & there names shall be written in the book of the law of the Lord— it is not a tax but a free will offering.— all things are done away— I did it myself— this is aside from the Female Society— I am not a member: of the F. Society. I wish to accomplish something. I do not want to say that the purse that has got 5 8— the widows two mites were more in the eyes of the Lord than the purse of the rich— and the poor woman shall have a seat in the house of God who pays her two mites as much as the rich. We want to get the roof in, the windows in [p. 12]
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