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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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<The question has been asked>
can a member not belonging to the chu[r]ch bring a member before the high council, for trial? I answer No! I ask no jurisdiction. <in religious matters> I merely give my opinion when asked. If there was any feelings at because I gave my opniones [opinions], there is no occasion for it. I only advice the breth[r]en to come from , & they may do as they please. <about coming.> If I had not actually got into this work, & been called of God, I would back out . . . but I cannot back out,— I have no doubt of the truth. were I going to prophecy. I would procpesy [prophesy] the end will not come in 1844. or 5— or 6. or 40 years more [p. [72]]
The question has been asked
can a member not belonging to the church bring a member before the high council, for trial? I answer No! I ask no jurisdiction. in religious matters I merely give my opinion when asked. If there was any feelings at because I gave my opniones [opinions], there is no occasion for it. I only advice the brethren to come from , & they may do as they please. about coming. If I had not actually got into this work, & been called of God, I would back out . . . but I cannot back out,— I have no doubt of the truth. were I going to prophecy. I would procpesy [prophesy] the end will not come in 1844. or 5— or 6. or 40 years [p. [72]]
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