Journal, 1835–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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causing a division in the family, and is indeed the adversary is bring[ing] into requisition all his subtlety to prevent the Saints from being , by causing devision among the , also among the , and bickerings and jealousies among the and of the church, and so the leaven of iniquity foments and spreads among the members of the church,
But I am determined that nothing on my part shall be lacking to adjust and amicably dispose of and , on this day, that the ensuing year, and years, be they many or few may be spent in righteousneess before God, and I know that the cloud will burst and satans kingdom be laid in ruin, <​ruins​> with all his black designs, and the saints come forth like gold seven times tried in the fire, being made perfect throug[h] sufferings, and temptations, and the blessings of heaven and earth multiplyed upon our heads which may God grant for Christ sake Amen—
came to my house and , also, Uncle , we went into a room in company with and Elder , and then opened our interview by prayer after which, he expressed his feelings on the ocasion in a verry feeling and pathetic manner even with all the sympathy of a father whose feeling were wounded deeply on the [p. 95]
causing a division in the family, and indeed the adversary is bringing into requisition all his subtlety to prevent the Saints from being , by causing devision among the , also among the , and bickerings and jealousies among the and of the church, and so the leaven of iniquity foments and spreads among the members of the church,
But I am determined that nothing on my part shall be lacking to adjust and amicably dispose of and , on this day, that the ensuing year, and years, be they many or few may be spent in righteousneess before God, and I know that the cloud will burst and satans kingdom be laid in ruins with all his black designs, and the saints come forth like gold seven times tried in the fire, being made perfect through sufferings, and temptations, and the blessings of heaven and earth multiplyed upon our heads which may God grant for Christ sake Amen—
came to my house and , also, Uncle , we went into a room in company with and Elder , then opened our interview by prayer after which, he expressed his feelings on the ocasion in a verry feeling and pathetic manner even with all the sympathy of a father whose feeling were wounded deeply on the [p. 95]
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