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Discourse, 5 January 1841, as Reported by William Clayton

will surely have an end. Take a ring, it is without beginning or end; cut it for a beginning place, and at the same time you have an ending place.
A key, every principle proceeding from God is eternal, and any principle which is not eternal is of the Devil. The sun has no beginning or end; the rays which proceed from himself have no bounds, consequently are eternal. So it is with God. If the soul of man had a beginning it will surely have an end. In the translation; “without form and void” it should read “empty and desolate” The word “created” should be formed or organized. [p. 6]
will surely have an end.  Take a ring, it is without  beginning or end; cut it for a  beginning place, and at the  same time you will have an  ending place.
A key, every principle pro ceeding from God is eternal,  and any principle which is  not eternal is of the Devil. The  sun has no beginning or end;  the rays which proceed from  himself have no bounds, con sequently are eternal. So it is  with God. If the soul of man  had a beginning it will  surely have an end. In the  translation; “without form and  void” it should read “empty  and desolate” The word “created”  should be formed or organ ized. [p. 6]
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Principal gathering place for Saints following expulsion from Missouri. Beginning in 1839, LDS church purchased lands in earlier settlement of Commerce and planned settlement of Commerce City, as well as surrounding areas. Served as church headquarters, 1839...

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, IL, 5 Jan. 1841; in L. John Nuttall, journal, pp. 4–8; handwriting of L. John Nuttall; L. John Nuttall, Papers, BYU.

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