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Discourse, 7 April 1844, as Reported by Willard Richards

to the mourners your friend has gone to wait— the perfection.— of the reunion.— the resurrection of your friend in felicity while worlds must wait myriads of years befor they can receive the like blessings.— leave the subject— bless thoes [those] who have lost friends. only gon for a few moments.—
Shall mothrs have their Children? Yes. they shall have it without price. redemption is paid possessing all the intelgen [intelligence] of a god. the child as it was before it died out of your arms throne upon thrones. Dominion upon domnins [dominions] just as you——
Baptism of water fire & Holy Ghost. are inseparably— connected.— found in the German Bible to prove what I have taught for 14 years about baptism.— I baptize you with— water. but when Jesus comes having the keys— he shall baptize you with the baptisms of fire & Holy Ghost.——
Leaving the pincipls [principles] of doctrin of baptism &c— one god. one baptism— & one baptism— I.E. all three—
called upon all men. Priests and all to repent and obey the gospel.— if they do not they will be damnd.— those who commit the unpdoabl [unpardonable] sin are doomd to Gnolom. without end.—
God dwells in everlasting burnings.——
Love all men but hate your deeds.—
You dont know me— you never will
I dont blame you for not believing my history had I not expeind [experienced] it could not believe it myself
5½ closed.— sung.—— [p. [71]]
to the mourne[r]s your f[r]iend has gone to  wait— the perfection.— of the reunion.—  the resurrecti[o]n of your frie[n]d in felicity  while worlds mu[s]t wait myr[i]ads of years  befor they can receive the like blessi[n]gs.—  leave th[e] subject— bless thoes [those] who have lost frie[n]ds.  only gon for a few mome[n]ts.—
Shall mothrs have their Child[re]n? Yes. th[e]y  shall have it with[o]ut price. redempt[io]n is paid  possessing all the intelgen [intelligence] of a god. the child  as it was before it died out of your arm[s]  throne up[o]n thrones. Domin[ion] up[o]n domnins [dominions]  just as you——
Baptism of water fire & Holy Ghost. are in sepa[r]ably— connected.— found in th[e] Germ[a]n  Bible to prove what I have taught for  14 years ab[o]ut baptism.— I baptize you  with— water. but when Jesus comes having  the keys— he shall baptize you with th[e]  baptisms of fire & Holy Ghost.——
Leaving th[e] pincipls [principles] of doctrin of baptism &c—  one god. one bapti[s]m— & one bapti[s]m— I.E.  all three—
called upon all men. Pri[e]sts and all to repe[n]t  and ob[e]y the gospel.— if th[e]y do not th[e]y will  be damnd.— those who commit the unpdoabl [unpardonable]  sin are doomd to Gnolom. without end.—
God dwells in everlasti[n]g burnings.——
Love all men but hate your deeds.—
You dont know me— you never will
I dont blame you for not believi[n]g my histo[r]y  had I not expeind [experienced] by it could not believe it myself
5½ closed.— sung.—— [p. [71]]
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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, 7 Apr. 1844; in JS, Journal, 1 Mar. 1844–22 June 1844, pp. 67–71; handwriting of Willard Richards

24 June 1804–11 Mar. 1854. Teacher, lecturer, doctor, clerk, printer, editor, postmaster. Born at Hopkinton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Son of Joseph Richards and Rhoda Howe. Moved to Richmond, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts, 1813. Moved to Chatham, Columbia...

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