Mormonism: Embracing the Origin, Rise and Progress of the Sect, with an Examination of the Book of Mormon, Also Their Troubles in Missouri, and Final Expulsion from the State

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Ustick & Davies, 1844 - Book of Mormon - 338 pages
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Page 179 - And as Moses left Egypt, not fearing the wrath of the king, and refused to be called the son of Pharaoh's daughter, choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God than enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season, having respect to the recompense of reward— so do we. We choose to suffer affliction with
Page 288 - like as it was to Israel in the day that he came up out of the land of Egypt. "And in that day thou shalt say, ' O Lord, I will praise thee : though thou wast angry with me, thine anger is turned away, and thou comfort edst me.
Page 178 - all the proud, and all that do wickedly, shall be stubble, and the day that cometh shall burn them up, saith the Lord of Hosts, that it shall leave them neither root nor branch.' The psalmist David, in the majesty of his prophetic power, has left us a warning also, when he says—' The mighty God, even the Lord,
Page 6 - all men are born equally free and independent, and have certain inherent and indefeasible rights, among which are those of enjoying and defending life and liberty, and of acquiring, possessing, and protecting property and reputation, and of pursuing their own happiness;
Page 159 - And again, our Constitution says, 'that all men have a natural and indefeasible right to worship Almighty God according to the dictates of their own consciences.' I am fully persuaded that the eccentricity of the religious opinions and practices of the Mormons is at the bottom of the outrages committed.
Page 173 - long suffering, by kindness, by the Holy Ghost, by love unfeigned, by the word of truth, by the power of God, by the armor of righteousness on the right hand and on the left, by honor and dishonor, by evil report and good report; as deceivers, and yet true; as unknown, and yet well known; as dying, and, behold! they
Page 178 - Our God shall come, and shall not keep silence : a fire shall devour before him, and it shall be very tempestuous round about him. He shall call to the heavens from above and to the earth (that he may judge
Page 173 - by the armor of righteousness on the right hand and on the left, by honor and dishonor, by evil report and good report; as deceivers, and yet true; as unknown, and yet well known; as dying, and, behold! they lived; as chastened, and not killed ; as sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich ; as having nothing, yet possessing all things
Page 176 - refuge under the mountains, and of their calling upon the rocks to hide them from the face of him that sitteth upon the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb, for the great day of his wrath has come, and who shall be able to
Page 178 - buyer, so with the seller; as with the lender, so with the borrower ; as with the taker of usury, so with the giver of usury to him; the land shall be utterly emptied and utterly spoiled; for the Lord hath spoken this word. The earth

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