Ohio April 21, 1834.
This day a
assem bled at the
dwelling house of bro. Carpenters at 10 o’clock A.M.
Opened by singing, “How firm a foundation, &c.” Bro.
Smith Junr. read the 2nd. chapter of the prophecy of Joel & took the
lead in prayer; after which, he commenced addressing the congregation, as
follows. It is very difficult for us to comm unicate to the churches all
that God has revealed to us, in consequence of tradition; for we are
differently situated from any other people that ever existed upon this
earth: Consequently [p. 43]