The United Order Among the Mormons (Missouri Phase): An Unfinished Experiment in Economic Organization

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Deseret News Press, 1924 - Latter Day Saints - 172 pages

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Page 66 - Lay hands suddenly on no man, neither be partaker of other men's sins: keep thyself pure.
Page 114 - Under such a state of things, even our beautiful county would cease to be a desirable residence, and our situation intolerable. We, therefore, agree that after timely warning, and receiving an adequate compensation for what little property they cannot take with them, they refuse to leave us in peace, as they found us — we agree to use such means as may be sufficient to remove them, and to that end we each pledge to each other our bodily powers, our lives, fortunes and sacred honors.
Page 29 - Verily I say, Men should be anxiously engaged in a good cause, and do many things of their own free will, and bring to pass much righteousness; for the power is in them, wherein they are agents unto themselves.
Page 121 - We, the undersigned, citizens of Jackson County, believing that an important crisis is at hand as regards our civil society, in consequence of a pretended religious sect of people that have settled and are still settling in our county, styling themselves Mormons; and intending, as we do, (o rid our society, 'peaceably,' if we can — 'forcibly,
Page 66 - Great care should be taken on this point. The saints must shun every appearance of evil. As to slaves, we have nothing to say. In connection with the wonderful events of this age, much is doing towards abolishing slavery, and colonizing the blacks, in Africa.
Page 150 - And this shall be the voice and common consent of the order : that any man among you, say unto the treasurer, I have need of this to help me in my stewardship...
Page 147 - And it shall come to pass that after they are laid before the bishop of my church, and after that he has received these testimonies concerning the consecration of the properties of my church, that they cannot be taken from the church...
Page 123 - What would be the fate of our lives and property, in the hands of jurors and witnesses, who do not blush to declare, and would not upon occasion hesitate to swear, that they have wrought miracles, and have been the subjects of miraculous and supernatural cures, have...
Page 25 - And it shall come to pass that I, the Lord God, will send one mighty and strong, holding the scepter of power in his hand, clothed with light for a covering, whose mouth shall utter words, eternal words; while his bowels shall be a fountain of truth, to set in order the house of God...
Page 28 - No power or influence can or ought to be maintained by virtue of the Priesthood only by persuasion, by long suffering, by gentleness and meekness and by love unfeigned ; by kindness and pure knowledge, which shall greatly enlarge the soul, without hypocrisy, and without guile...

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