Timbers for the Temple; A Story of Old Nauvoo in Days of Her Glory

Timbers for the Temple; A Story of Old Nauvoo in Days of Her Glory

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...generation of the children of men. We were filled with the Holy Ghost, and rejoiced in the God of our salvation.'" When David paused in his reading, the visitor attempted to speak, but the reader stopped him, saying, "Pardon me, Mr. Prior; allow me to read Oliver Cowdery's account of the same event, and then you may comment. It is as follows: "'On a sudden, as from the midst of eternity, the voice of the Redeemer spake peace to us, while the vail was parted and the angel of God came down clothed with glory, and delivered the anxiously looked for message, and the keys of the gospel of repentance. "'What joy I what wonder! what amazement! While the world was racked and distracted--while millions were groping as the blind for the wall, and while all men were resting upon uncertainty, as a general mass, our eyes beheld--our ears heard. "'As in the "blaze of day"; yes, more--above the glitter of the May sunshine, which then shed its brilliancy over the face of nature! Then his voice, though mild, pierced to the center, and his words, "I am thy fellow servant," dispelled every fear. "'We listened--we gazed--we admired! 'Twas the voice of the angel from glory--'twas a message from the Most High! and as we heard we rejoiced, while his love enkindled upon our souls, and we were rapt in the vision of the Almighty! "'Where was room for doubt? Nowhere; uncertainty had fled, doubt had sunk, no more to rise, while fiction and deception had fled forever! "'But, dear brother, think, further think for a moment, what joy filled our hearts and with what surprise we must have bowed, (for who would not have bowed the knee for such a blessing?) when we received under his hand the holy priesthood, as...show more

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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236895096
  • 9781236895097