A Brief History Of The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-day Saints; From The Birth Of The Prophet Joseph Smith To The Present Time by Edward H. Anderson

A Brief History Of The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-day Saints; From The Birth Of The Prophet…

byEdward H. Anderson

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1893. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... III. FROM THE MISSOURI EXODUS TO THE MARTYRDOM. 1838--1844. 1. Banished From Missouri. The Prophet's flight was the signal for a general migration of the Saints from Ohio. The Kirtland Camp, composed of over five hundred souls soon thereafter made its way west. The Saints in Missouri now numbered upwards of twelve thousand souls, most of whom were located in Caldwell, although there were thriving settlements in Daviess and Carroll Counties. Adam-ondi-Ahman,* where the Kirtland Saints rested and a stake of Zion was afterward organized, was the chief settlement in Daviess, and Dewitt in Carroll. There were some divisions among the Saints when Joseph arrived, and vigorous measures were instituted to purge the Church of its disaffected members. At a Far West conference, a number of prominent men--among them Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, and the Johnsons--were excommunicated. Following this action, peace and prosperity again reigned. Several instructive revelations were received about this time, among which is one concerning the building of a temple at Far West, others about the duties of the Apostles and their mission * See Doctrine and Covenants, Section 116; also Daniel VII, 9-14. across the great waters, and the law of tithing.* For a few months, the Prophet spent his time in literary labors, enjoying peace with his people, instructing them, planning for their temporal and spiritual welfare. About this time Joseph declared that the Lord had made known to him that Adam had dwelt in America, and that the Garden of Eden was located where Jackson County now is. The lull of peace was only temporary, it was a calm before the storm. On the nation's birthday, 1838, a grand celebration was held at Far West, in which thousands of Saints participated. On that day the found...

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Title:A Brief History Of The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-day Saints; From The Birth Of The Prophet…Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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