in the last days,
and then gave a statement of the sit uation of the affairs of the brethern
, and then took up the
revelation given; requireing the saints to go up for
the deliverance of those who had been driven from their
, and urged the importance of an
obedience to the same by those who could go, & those who could not go,
should help those who are going to means for their expenses.
then occupied a few minutes in giveing a relation of the brethren being
driven out from their homes, and called upon the brethren and Sisters
to open their hearts and contribute to their necessities. Bro.
then made some remarks upon contributions, followed by
brother Salmon Warner upon the same subject.
occupied a short time in
exhortation and instructed the brethren into the propriety of the
deliverance of Zion. He said that he had no property, but if necessary for
the deliverance of Zion, he would sell his own clothes at auction if he
could have left to him as good a garment as the Saviour had in the
The time was occupied for a few minutes by two or
three others upon the same subject. Bro.
Smith Jnr. then deliverd a short
prophecy, that if Zion was not deliverd the time was near when all of this
, whereever they might be found,
would be persecuted and des troyed in like manner
then took up the second item, viz:— The
with power from on high. He gave an account of the endowment of the
ancient and laid before the
the dimensions of the
to be built in
and rehearsed the promise to the elders in the last days which they were
to realize after the
was built. Bro.