Additions to “Church History,” September 1843, Draft

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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or and presid of the , and president of the . There is also an act of incorporation <​for​> an agricultural and manufacturing association, as well as the association.
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Since the organization of this church its progress has been rapid, and its gain in members regular. Besides, these , where nearly every place of notoriety has heard the glad tidings of the gospel of the son of God, Ireland and Scotland have shared largely in the fulness of the everlasting a Gospel, and many hundreds thousands have come into the new and everlasting Covenant, and some have already gathered with there kindred saints in <​to​> this the corner stone of Zion. Missionary Missionaries of this church have gone to <​the​> East Indies, to Australia, <​Germany, Constantine, Egypt Palestine,​> the Islands of the Pacific, and are now preparing for the <​to Open​> the door in the extensive dominions of Russia.
There is no correct data by which the exact number of members composing this now extensive, and still extending church of Jesus Christ of Latter day saints can be known. Should it be supposed at 150,000 it might still be short of the truth.
Believing the bible to say what it means and mean what it says: and guided by the revelation, according to the Ancient order of the fathers, to whom <​came​> what little light from we enjoy; came, and circumscribed only by the eternal limits of the truth, this church must continue the even tenors [p. 2]
or of the , and president of the . There is also an act of incorporation for an agricultural and manufacturing association, as well as the association.
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Since the organization of this church its progress has been rapid, and its gain in members regular. Besides, these , where nearly every place of notoriety has heard the glad tidings of the gospel of the son of God, Ireland and Scotland have shared largely in the fulness of the everlasting Gospel, and thousands , have already gathered with there kindred saints to this the corner stone of Zion. Missionaries of this church have gone to the East Indies, to Australia, Germany, Constantine, Egypt Palestine, the Islands of the Pacific, and are now preparing to Open the door in the extensive dominions of Russia.
There is no correct data by which the exact number of members composing this now extensive, and still extending church of Jesus Christ of Latter day saints can be known. Should it be supposed at 150,000 it might still be short of the truth.
Believing the bible to say what it means and mean what it says: and guided by revelation, according to the Ancient order of the fathers, to whom came what little light we enjoy; , and circumscribed only by the eternal limits of the truth, this church must continue the even tenor [p. 2]
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