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Discourse, 30 March 1836

I ascended the pulpit and remarked to the congregation  that we had passed through many trials and afflictions  since the organization of this church and that this is a year  of Jubilee to us and a time of rejoicing, and that it was  expedient for us to prepare bread and wine sufficient  to make our hearts glad, as we should not probably leave  this house until morning; to this end we should call on the  brethren to make a contribution, the stewards passed round  and took up a liberal contribution and messengers were  dispatched for bread and wine; tubs water and towels  were prepared <and> I called the house to order, and the  presidency proceeded to wash the feet of the 12 pronoun cing many prophecy’s and blessings upon them in the  name of the Lord Jesus, the brethren began to prophesy [p. 187]
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JS, discourse, Kirtland, OH, 30 Mar. 1836; handwriting of unknown scribe; in JS, Journal, Sept. 1835–Apr. 1836, pp. 187–190; JS Collection, CHL.

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