Journal, 1835–1836

  • Source Note
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12. counsellors on the right— The and his counsillors in the seat  below them.— The 7. presdts of the on  the left— The choir of singers were seated in  the 4 corners of the room in seats prepared for  that purpose— <recd by contribution $960.00>
9 oclock A. M the by Presdt by reading  1st the 96 Psalm secondly the 24th Psalm— the choir  then sung hymn on the 29th page of Latter day  Saints collection of hymn’s— prayer by choir then sung hymn on 14th page   then <read> the 18, 19, & 20, verses of the 8th  chapter of Mathew and preached more particu larly from the 20th verse.— his prayer and  address were very forcibly <forcible> and sublime, and well  adapted to the occasion.— after he closed his  services <sermon>, he called upon the several  commenceing with the , to manifest  by rising up, their willingness to acknowledge  me as a prophet and seer and uphold me  as such by their p[r]ayers of faith, all the quorums  in their turn, cheerfully complyed with this request  he then called upon all the congregation of  Saints, also to give their assent by rising on  their feet which they did unanimously
After an intermission of 20, minutes the  servises of the day were resumed, by singing  Adam ondi ahman. I then made a short address and  called upon the several quorums, and all the congregation  of saints to acknowledge the Presidency as Prophets and  Seers, and uphold them by their prayers, they all  covenanted to do so by rising; I then called upon the  quorums and congregation of saints to acknowledge the [p. 175]
12. counsellors on the right— The and his counsillors in the seat below them.— The 7. presdts of the on the left— The choir of singers were seated in the 4 corners of the room in seats prepared for that purpose— recd by contribution $960.00
9 oclock A. M the by Presdt by reading 1st the 96 Psalm secondly the 24th Psalm— the choir then sung hymn on the 29th page of Latter day Saints collection of hymn’s— prayer by choir then sung hymn on 14th page then read the 18, 19, & 20, verses of the 8th chapter of Mathew and preached more particularly from the 20th verse.— his prayer and address were very forcible and sublime, and well adapted to the occasion.— after he closed his sermon, he called upon the several commenceing with the , to manifest by rising up, their willingness to acknowledge me as a prophet and seer and uphold me as such by their prayers of faith, all the quorums in their turn, cheerfully complyed with this request he then called upon all the congregation of Saints, also to give their assent by rising on their feet which they did unanimously
After an intermission of 20, minutes the servises of the day were resumed, by singing Adam ondi ahman. I then made a short address and called upon the several quorums, and all the congregation of saints to acknowledge the Presidency as Prophets and Seers, and uphold them by their prayers, they all covenanted to do so by rising; I then called upon the quorums and congregation of saints to acknowledge the [p. 175]
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