The Rocky Mountain Saints: A Full and Complete History of the Mormons, from the First Vision of Joseph Smith to the Last Courtship of Brigham Young...and the Development of the Great Mineral Wealth of the Territory of Utah
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Page 675 - wives. Solomon was too wicked for either party to be proud " of. The great Bible law is : ' Let every man have his own "' wife, and let every woman have her own husband.' The "claims of the Mormons to sustain Polygamy
Page 533 - good tidings of good, that publisheth salvation, that saith unto Zion, Thy God reigneth ! "—Isa. lii. 7. " Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make straight in the desert a highway for our God."—Isa. xl. 3. " There standeth one among you whom ye know not .... he is preferred before me, whose shoe's latchet I am not worthy to unloose. These things were done in
Page 78 - have lost its savour, it is thenceforth good for nothing but to be cast out and trodden under foot of men." That he meant this as literally as language could express, there was no doubt The people who heard it, and to whom it was addressed by implication,
Page 532 - Put on the whole armour of God, . . . the breastplate of righteousness."—Eph. vi. 11, 14. " Awake, put on thy strength. O Zion; put on thy beautiful garments, O Jerusalem, the holy city. . . . Shake thyself from the dust; arise, and sit
Page 516 - shall be inhabited as towns without walls," etc., and another inspired prophet f tells of something that " shall speak out of " the ground .... and thy speech shall whisper out of the " dust." Joseph Smith was a young man, and the golden plates were taken out of the ground; hence the argument.
Page 532 - They brought Daniel, and cast him into the den of lions. . . . My God hath sent his angel, and hath shut the lions' mouths, that they have not hurt me,
Page 533 - There standeth one among you whom ye know not .... he is preferred before me, whose shoe's latchet I am not worthy to unloose. These things were done in Bethabara beyond Jordan, where John was baptizing. The next day John seeth Jesus coming unto him, and saith, Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world."—John i. 26-29.* "Charity suffereth long and is kind; charity
Page 531 - of smoke."—Joel ii. 30. [Quoted] " Vapour of smoke."— Acts ii. 19. " I knew a man in Christ, above fourteen years ago (whether in the body, I cannot tell: God knoweth), such a
Page 15 - up the desires of my heart to God. I had scarcely done so, when I was seized upon by some power which entirely overcame me, and had such astonishing influence over me as to bind my tongue so that I could not speak. Thick darkness gathered around me, and it