Journal, December 1842–June 1844; Book 2, 10 March 1843–14 July 1843

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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11 June 1843 • Sunday
Sunday June 11. 1843. 10. A.M. at the temple Stand. Hymn by the Quire. Read 23 matthew. Prayed. Singing.—
Matt. 23.37.
Subject presented me since I came in this house.——
I a rough stone. the sound of the hammer & chisel was never hea[r]d on me. nor never will be. I desire the learning & wisdom of heaven alone.
Have not the least idea but if Christ should come and preach such rough thi[n]gs as he preahd [preached] to the Jews. but this generati[o]n would reject reject him for b[e]ing so rough. I never can find much to say in expou[n]ding a text. [p. [240]]
11 June 1843 • Sunday
Sunday June 11. 1843. 10. A.M. at the temple Stand. Hymn by the Quire. Read 23 matthew. Prayed. Singing.—
Matt. 23.37.
Subject presented me since I came in this house.——
I a rough stone. the sound of the hammer & chisel was never heard on me. nor never will be. I desire the learning & wisdom of heaven alone.
Have not the least idea but if Christ should come and preach such rough things as he preahd preached to the Jews. but this generation would reject him for being so rough. I never can find much to say in expounding a text. [p. [240]]
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