Origin, rise, and progress of Mormonism: Biography of its founders and history of its church. Personal remembrances and historical collections hitherto unwritten. By Pomeroy Tucker ...

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D. Appleton and Company, 1867 - Mormon Church - 302 pages
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Page 191 - Behold, it is written by them of old time, That thou shalt not commit adultery ; but I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a woman, to lust after her, hath committed adultery already in his heart.
Page 176 - Therefore, let my servant Joseph, and his seed after him, have place in that house from generation to generation, for ever and ever, saith the Lord; and let the name of that house be called the Nauvoo House; and let it be a delightful habitation for man, and a resting place for the weary traveller.
Page 72 - shown unto us, for we have seen and hefted, and know of a surety, that the said Smith has go't the plates of which we have spoken. And we give our names unto the world, to witness unto the world that which we have seen : and we lie not, God bearing witness of it. CHRISTIAN WHITHER, JACOB WHITMER, PETER WHITMER,
Page 181 - Verily, verily, I say unto you, If a man marry a wife according to my word, and they are sealed by the Holy Spirit of promise according to mine appointment, and, he or she shall commit any sin or transgression of the new and everlasting covenant
Page 154 - Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen. And then shall ye immerse them in the water, and come forth again out of the water. And after this manner shall ye baptize in my name, for behold, verily I say unto you, that the Father, and the Son, and the
Page 186 - world, of fathers and mothers, brothers and sisters, houses and lands, wives and children, and crowns of eternal lives in the eternal worlds. And again, verily, I say, Let mine handmaid forgive my servant Joseph his trespasses, and then shall she be forgiven
Page 182 - innocent blood, yet they shall come forth in the first resurrection, and enter into their exaltation; but they shall be destroyed in the flesh, and shall be delivered unto the bufferings of Satan, unto the day of redemption, saith the Lord God
Page 190 - And were it not that I must speak unto you concerning a grosser crime, my heart would rejoice exceedingly because of you. But the word of God burdens me because of your grosser crimes. For behold, thus saith the Lord, This people begin to wax in
Page 157 - place, and the spot for the temple is lying westward, upon a lot which is not far from the court-house ; wherefore it is wisdom that the land should be purchased by the saints ; and also my tract lying westward, even unto the line running between Jew*
Page 138 - the seer, revelator, and prophet, having all the gifts of God, which he bestows upon the head of the Church." As president of the high council, he may, " in cases of difficulty respecting doctrine or principle, inquire and obtain the mind of the Lord by revelation.

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