Wife No. 19, Or the Story of a Life in Bondage: Being a Complete Exposť of Mormonism, and Revealing the Sorrows, Sacrifices and Sufferings of Women in Polygamy

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Dustin, Gilman, 1876 - Dummies (Bookselling) - 605 pages
 

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Ann Eliza Young witnessed the goodness of the LDS church in the beginning and the corruption that crept in with polygamy and masonry. She gives a truthful narrative of events that she witnessed or heard about. Not one woman was happy in polygamy as confirmed by Apostle Grant and Prophet Young's church sermons as contained in the Journal of Discourses. Dissidents and apostates would get killed by "Indians"; the scapegoats for the "Danite Warriors" who killed on command of Brigham Young. The Mountain Meadow Massacre is also talked about. This is a must read if you want to know why the LDS church is now under condemnation for full doctrines as stated by God in LDS scriptures "ye, by your own works, bring cursings, wrath,...by your follies and by all your abominations which you practise before me, saith the Lord" (D&C 124: 47-48). 

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Page 85 - And again, as pertaining to the law of the Priesthood : If any man espouse a virgin, and desire to espouse another, and the first give her consent ; and if he espouse the second, and they are virgins, and have vowed to no other man, then is he justified ; he cannot commit adultery, for they are given unto him; for he cannot commit adultery with that that belongeth unto him and to no one else...
Page 83 - And verily, verily, I say unto you, that whatsoever you seal on earth shall be sealed in heaven; and whatsoever you bind on earth, in my name and by my word, saith the Lord, it shall be eternally bound in the heavens; and whosesoever sins you remit on earth shall be remitted eternally in the heavens; and whosesoever sins you retain on earth shall be retained in heaven.
Page 79 - And again, verily I say unto you, if a man marry a wife, and make a covenant with her for time and for all eternity, if that covenant is not by me or by my word, which is my law, and...
Page 77 - Verily, thus saith the Lord unto you, my servant Joseph, that inasmuch as you have inquired of my hand to know and understand wherein I, the Lord, justified my servants, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob; as also Moses, David, and Solomon, my servants, as touching the principle and doctrine of their having many wives and concubines: Behold!
Page 84 - And I command mine handmaid, Emma Smith, to abide and cleave unto my servant Joseph, and to none else. But if she will not abide this commandment she shall be destroyed, saith the Lord; for I am the Lord thy God, and will destroy her if she abide not in my law.
Page 82 - Behold, David and Solomon truly had many wives and concubines, which thing was abominable before me, saith the Lord.
Page 78 - And verily I say unto you, that the conditions of this law are these: All covenants, contracts, bonds, obligations, oaths, vows, performances, connections, associations, or expectations...
Page 55 - GENTLEMEN, YOUR CAUSE IS JUST, BUT I CAN DO NOTHING FOR YOU...
Page 80 - The blasphemy against the Holy Ghost, which shall not be forgiven in the world, nor out of the world, is in that ye commit murder, wherein ye shed innocent blood, and assent unto my death, after ye have received my new and everlasting covenant, saith the Lord God; and he that abideth not this law can in nowise enter into my glory, but shall be damned, saith the Lord.
Page 511 - I say unto you, inasmuch as ye have done it unto the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.

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