Journal of Discourses/22

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Journal of Discourses, Volume 22

Journal of Discourses Volume 22

BY: PRESIDENT JOHN TAYLOR,

HIS COUNSELLORS, THE TWELVE APOSTLES AND OTHERS.

Reported By: GEO. F. GIBBS, JOHN IRVINE AND OTHERS

Respectfully Dedicated to the Latter-Day Saints in All the World.

VOL. XXII.

LIVERPOOL:

PRINTED AND PUBLISHED BY ALBERT CARRINGTON 42, ISLINGTON.

LONDON:

LATTER-DAY SAINTS' BOOK DEPOT, 10, DORINDA STREET, BRIDE STREET, LIVERPOOL ROAD, ISLINGTON.

1882.

Preface

With much pleasure we present to our readers the Twenty-second Volume of the trusting that the inspired remarks of God's servants, therein compiled, will prove an additional source of happiness and peace to the Saints, and of general instruction to all who peruse its pages.

THE PUBLISHER.


1: OPPOSITION TO THE WORK OF GOD, ETC.

Summary: DISCOURSE BY PRESIDENT JOHN TAYLOR, DELIVERED AT THE GENERAL CONFERENCE, SALT LAKE CITY, TUESDAY AFTERNOON, Oct. 7th, 1879. (Reported by Geo. F. Gibbs.)


2: TITHING AND OTHER MATTERS-CORRECT VIEWS NECESSARY

Summary: DISCOURSE BY PRESIDENT JOHN TAYLOR, DELIVERED IN THE ASSEMBLY HALL SALT LAKE CITY, SUNDAY AFTERNOON, JANUARY 9th, 1881. (Reported by Geo. F. Gibbs.)


3: THE CHURCH OF CHRIST ORGANIZED ANCIENTLY ON THIS CONTINENT—PROPHECY FULFILLED AND FULFILLING—PREPARATORY WORK FOR THE GATHERING OF ALL ISRAEL COMMENCED—PRESENT CONDITION OF THE NATIONS FORETOLD—EXHORTATION TO RIGHTEOUSNESS AND THE AVOIDANCE OF HYPOCRISY AND IDOLATRY

Summary: DISCOURSE ON THE BOOK OF MORMON, BY ELDER JOHN NICHOLSON, DELIVERED IN THE SALT LAKE ASSEMBLY HALL, SUNDAY AFTERNOON, FEBRUARY 6TH, 1881. (Reported by John Irvine.)


4: THE DIVINE AUTHORITY OF THE HOLY PRIESTHOOD, ETC.

Summary: DISCOURSE BY ELDER ORSON PRATT, DELIVERED AT THE GENERAL CONFERENCE, SALT LAKE CITY, SUNDAY MORNING, OCT. 10TH, 1880. (Reported by Geo. F. Gibbs.)


5: THE ORGANIZATION OF THE FIRST PRESIDENCY, ETC.

Summary: DISCOURSE BY PRESIDENT JOHN TAYLOR, DELIVERED IN THE GENERAL CONFERENCE, SALT LAKE CITY, SUNDAY AFTERNOON, OCT. 10TH, 1880. (Reported by Geo. F. Gibbs.)


6: THE PERSECUTIONS OF THE ANCIENT SAINTS—THE ORGANIZATION OF THE CHURCH IN OUR DAY—NECESSITY OF OBEDIENCE TO THE LAWS OF THE GOSPEL, ETC.

Summary: DISCOURSE BY PRESIDENT JOSEPH F. SMITH, DELIVERED AT LOGAN, FEB. 6, 1881 (Reported by Geo. F. Gibbs.)


7: OPINIONS OF THE WORLD, ETC.

Summary: REMARKS BY PRESIDENT JOHN TAYLOR, DELIVERED IN THE TABERNACLE, SALT LAKE CITY, SUNDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE 27, 1880. (Reported by John Irvine.)


8: THE ORIGINATORS OF REPORTS AGAINST THE SAINTS—FEELINGS OF THE PEOPLE IN THE EAST, ETC.

Summary: DISCOURSE BY PRESIDENT GEO. Q. CANNON, DELIVERED IN THE TABERNACLE, SALT LAKE CITY, SUNDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE 27, 1880. (Reported by John Irvine.)


9: THE PECULIARITIES OF THE PEOPLE OF UTAH, ETC.

Summary: DISCOURSE BY ELDER GEORGE G. BYWATER, DELIVERED IN THE ASSEMBLY HALL, SALT LAKE CITY, SUNDAY AFTERNOON, JAN. 30TH, 1881. (Reported by Geo. F. Gibbs.)


10: THE SPIRIT OF REVELATION AND ITS OPERATIONS

Summary: DISCOURSE BY ELDER CHAS. W. PENROSE, Delivered In The Tabernacle, Salt Lake City, Sunday Afternoon, Jan. 30, 1881. (Reported by John Irvine.)


11: THE ADVANCEMENT OF GOD'S PEOPLE UNDER THE INFLUENCES OF THE GOSPEL, ETC.

Summary: DISCOURSE BY ELDER HENRY W. NAISBITT, DELIVERED IN THE ASSEMBLY HALL, SALT LAKE CITY, SUNDAY AFTERNOON, FEB. 20th, 1881. (Reported by John Irvine.)


12: PARTAKING OF THE LORD'S SUPPER, ETC.

Summary: DISCOURSE BY ELDER CHAS. W. PENROSE, DELIVERED IN THE TABERNACLE, SALT LAKE CITY, SUNDAY AFTERNOON, MAY 1ST, 1880. (Reported by John Irvine.)


13: OFFICE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT—EQUALITY PRODUCED BY THE GOSPEL—THE EVIL OF CLASS DISTINCTIONS—DANGER OF WORLDLY—MINDEDNESS—RICHES ALONE NOT PRODUCTIVE OF TRUE HAPPINESS—A CONTRITE HEART NECESSARY—SHOULD BE AN INCREASE OF SPIRITUAL GIFTS—WORD OF WISDOM—THE RETURN TO JACKSON COUNTY

Summary: DISCOURSE BY APOSTLE GEORGE Q. CANNON, DELIVERED IN THE 14TH WARD MEETING HOUSE, SUNDAY EVENING, JULY 25, 1880. (Reported by John Irvine.)


14: HIS LATE TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH, ETC.

Summary: DISCOURSE BY ELDER ERASTUS SNOW, DELIVERED AT PARIS, BEAR LAKE, SATURDAY AFTERNOON, AUGUST 7TH, 1880. (Reported by Geo. F. Gibbs.)


15: DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE TRUE CHURCH OF CHRIST AND THE CHURCHES OF THE WORLD—THE LOVE AND UNION BEGOTTEN BY THE HOLY SPIRIT—THE GLORY OF THE LATTER-DAY WORK BELONGS TO GOD ALONE—GREATNESS OF CELESTIAL GLORY—SAINTS PROVED BY TRIAL—CELESTIAL MARRIAGE—COMPLETE SUBMISSION TO GOD'S WILL NECESSARY—BUILDING OF TEMPLES—SALVATION OF THE DEAD

Summary: DISCOURSE BY PRESIDENT GEORGE Q. CANNON, DELIVERED AT TOOELE CITY, ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 31, 1880 (Reported by Geo. F. Gibbs)


16: THE PRESENT CONDITION OF THE SAINTS—THEIR PAST TRAILS—THE ATTEMPTED ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT GARFIELD, ETC.

Summary: REMARKS BY PRESIDENT GEORGE Q. CANNON, DELIVERED IN THE TABERNACLE, SALT LAKE CITY, SUNDAY AFTERNOON, JULY 3, 1881. (Reported by Geo. F. Gibbs.)


17: THE SAINTS' MISSION IS ONE OF PEACE—SYMPATHY FOR GENERAL GARFIELD, ETC.

Summary: REMARKS BY PRESIDENT JOHN TAYLOR, DELIVERED IN THE TABERNACLE, SALT LAKE CITY, SUNDAY AFTERNOON, JULY 3, 1881 (Reported by John Irvine.)


18: THE SAINTS HAVE CAUSE TO REJOICE—THEIR LABORS AND FUTURE

Summary: DISCOURSE BY ELDER WILFORD WOODRUFF, DELIVERED AT THE GENERAL CONFERENCE, SUNDAY MORNING, APRIL 3, 1881. (Reported by Geo. F. Gibbs.)


19: THE GOSPEL—THE "PERFECT LAW OF LIBERTY," ETC.

Summary: DISCOURSE BY ELDER ERASTUS SNOW, DELIVERED AT THE GENERAL CONFERENCE, MONDAY AFTERNOON, APRIL 4, 1881. (Reported by Geo. F. Gibbs.)


20: DIVISIONS OF MODERN CHRISTENDOM—EFFECTS OF SECTARIAN PROSELYTISM, ETC.

Summary: DISCOURSE BY ELDER CHAS. W. PENROSE, DELIVERED IN THE TABERNACLE, SALT LAKE CITY, SUNDAY AFTERNOON, JULY 17, 1881. (Reported by John Irvine)


21: THE OBJECT OF ASSEMBLING TOGETHER—THE SACRAMENT, ETC.

Summary: DISCOURSE BY ELDER WILFORD WOODRUFF, DELIVERED IN THE TABERNACLE, SALT LAKE CITY, SUNDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE 12, 1881. (Reported by John Irvine)


22: THE REMARKS OF BROTHER WOODRUFF—THE PROPHETS AND SERVANTS OF GOD REJECTED IN NEARLY ALL AGES, ETC.

Summary: REMARKS BY PRESIDENT GEORGE Q. CANNON, DELIVERED IN THE TABERNACLE, SALT LAKE CITY, SUNDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE 12, 1881. (Reported by John Irvine.)


23: THE CHURCH GOVERNED BY LAW, ETC.

Summary: DISCOURSE BY ELDER JOHN NICHOLSON, DELIVERED IN THE TABERNACLE, SALT LAKE CITY, SUNDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE 26, 1881. (Reported By John Irvine.)


24: THE PRIESTHOOD, ITS ORGANIZATION, ETC.

Summary: DISCOURSE BY PRESIDENT JOHN TAYLOR, DELIVERED IN THE TABERNACLE, OGDEN CITY, SUNDAY MORNING, JULY 18, 1880. (Reported by James Taylor.)


25: THE RESPONSIBILITY TO PREACH THE GOSPEL, ETC.

Summary: DISCOURSE BY PRESIDENT WILFORD WOODRUFF, DELIVERED IN THE SALT LAKE ASSEMBLY HALL, AT THE HALF YEARLY CONFERENCE, OF THE SALT LAKE STAKE OF ZION, SUNDAY AFTERNOON, JAN. 9TH, 1881 (Reported by John Irvine.)


26: THE TESTIMONY OF THE GOSPEL, ETC.

Summary: REMARKS BY ELDER CHAS. W. PENROSE, DELIVERED IN THE TABERNACLE, SALT LAKE CITY, SUNDAY AFTERNOON, AUG. 14, 1881. (Reported by John Irvine.)


27: THE PRIVILEGES OF THE SAINTS, ETC.

Summary: REMARKS BY PRESIDENT JOHN TAYLOR, DELIVERED AT HOOPERVILLE, MONDAY, JUNE 27, 1881. (Reported by Geo. F. Gibbs.)


28: THE GREAT PRINCIPLES OF SALVATION, ETC.

Summary: LAST DISCOURSE OF APOSTLE ORSON PRATT, DELIVERED IN THE TABERNACLE, SALT LAKE CITY, SEPTEMBER 18, 1881. (Reported by John Irvine.)


29: THE WORSHIP OF GOD, THE SACREDNESS OF THE SABBATH, ETC.

Summary: DISCOURSE BY PRESIDENT JOHN TAYLOR, DELIVERED AT BOUNTIFUL, SUNDAY, A.M., JUNE 26, 1881. (Reported by Geo. F. Gibbs)


30: THE WORK OF THE SAINTS IN THIS GENERATION, ETC.

Summary: REMARKS BY PRESIDENT WILFORD WOODRUFF, DELIVERED AT BOUNTIFUL, JUNE 26, 1881. (Reported by Geo. F. Gibbs.)


31: REVELATION—THE PRIVILEGES OF THE SAINTS, ETC.

Summary: DISCOURSE BY PRESIDENT GEORGE Q. CANNON, DELIVERED IN THE TABERNACLE, SALT LAKE CITY, SUNDAY AFTERNOON, APRIL 24,1881. (Reported by John Irvine.)


32: THE CHARACTER OF GOD'S WORK—TRUE RICHES—OUR RESPONSIBILITIES, ETC.

Summary: DISCOURSE BY APOSTLE F. M. LYMAN, DELIVERED AT THE GENERAL CONFERENCE, FRIDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 7, 1881. (REPORTED BY GEO. F. GIBBS.)


33: THE ABUNDANT TESTIMONIES TO THE WORK OF GOD, ETC.

Summary: DISCOURSE BY PRESIDENT GEORGE Q. CANNON, DELIVERED IN THE TABERNACLE, SALT LAKE CITY, SUNDAY AFTERNOON, SEPTEMBER 18, 1881. (Reported by John Irvine.)


34: THE BLESSINGS ENJOYED THROUGH POSSESSING THE ANCIENT RECORDS, ETC.

Summary: DISCOURSE BY PRESIDENT GEORGE Q. CANNON, DELIVERED IN THE TABERNACLE, SALT LAKE CITY, SUNDAY AFTERNOON, May 8, 1881. (Reported by John Irvine.)


35: THE CALLING OF MISSIONARIES—THE PROPER TRAINING OF THE YOUNG, ETC.

Summary: REMARKS BY APOSTLE JOHN H. SMITH, DELIVERED AT THE GENERAL CONFERENCE, IN THE TABERNACLE, SALT LAKE CITY, SATURDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 8, 1881. (Reported by John Irvine.)


36: EDUCATION—ITS ADVANTAGES AMONG THE SAINTS, ETC.

Summary: DISCOURSE BY PRESIDENT GEORGE Q. CANNON, DELIVERED AT THE GENERAL CONFERENCE, TUESDAY MORNING, APRIL 5, 1881 (Reported by John Irvine.)


37: THE SAINTS TO BE A PECULIAR PEOPLE, ETC.

Summary: DISCOURSE BY PRESIDENT GEO. Q. CANNON, DELIVERED AT MEADOW CREEK, MILLARD COUNTRY, OCTOBER 31, 1881. (Reported by Geo. F. Gibbs.)


38: REPORTS CONCERNING THE SAINTS, THEIR PROSPERITY THE RESULT OF PRAYER AND FAITHFULNESS, ETC.

Summary: REMARKS BY PRESIDENT GEORGE Q. CANNON, DELIVERED AT HOOPERVILLE, MONDAY, JUNE 27, 1881. (Reported by Geo. F. Gibbs.)


39: THE PRIESTHOOD—GOD'S LOVE FOR THE HUMAN FAMILY, ETC.

Summary: DISCOURSE BY PRESIDENT JOHN TAYLOR, DELIVERED AT THE GENERAL CONFERENCE, IN THE TABERNACLE, SALT LAKE CITY, SUNDAY AFTERNOON, OCT. 9, 1881. (Reported by John Irvine.)


40: DUTIES OF THE SAINTS—THE ATONEMENT, ETC.

Summary: DISCOURSE BY PRESIDENT JOHN TAYLOR, DELIVERED AT PROVO, SUNDAY AFTERNOON, AUGUST 28TH, 1881. (Reported by Geo. F. Gibbs.)


41: THE BUILDING UP OF ZION—GRATITUDE TO GOD, ENDURING TRIAL, ETC.

Summary: DISCOURSE BY PRESIDENT JOHN TAYLOR DELIVERED AT BOX ELDER COUNTY, WEDNESDAY, OCT. 19TH, 1881. (REPORTED BY GEO. F. GIBBS)


42: THE SAINTS A PECULIAR PEOPLE—THEIR RELIGION PRACTICAL—SUSTAINING EACH OTHER—HONESTY IN TRADE—THE BLESSING OFGOD ON THE FAITHFUL, ETC.

Summary: DISCOURSE BY PRESIDENT GEORGE Q. CANNON, DELIVERED AT THE GENERAL CONFERENCE, IN THE TABERNACLE, SALT LAKE CITY, SUNDAY MORNING, OCT. 9, 1881. (Reported by John Irvine.)


43: THE CHANNELS OF COMMUNICATION FROM GOD TO MAN,—DREAMS, VISIONS, ETC.

Summary: DISCOURSE BY PRESIDENT WILFORD WOODRUFF, DELIVERED AT THE GENERAL CONFERENCE, IN THE TABERNACLE, SALT LAKE CITY, SATURDAY, A.M., OCT. 8TH, 1881. (Reported by John Irvine.)


44: THE POSITION OF THE LATTER-DAY SAINTS—MORALITY AND SOBRIETY REQUIRED—TRANSGRESSORS TO BE DEALT WITH, ETC.

Summary: DISCOURSE BY PRESIDENT JOHN TAYLOR, DELIVERED IN THE ASSEMBLY HALL, SALT LAKE CITY, JAN. 1, 1882 (Reported by Geo. F. Gibbs.)


45: LIBERTY OF CONSCIENCE—THE UNRIGHTEOUSNESS OF RELIGIOUS PERSECUTION—ETERNAL TRUTHS REVEALED—INDESTRUCTIBILITY OF THE PRINCIPLES OF THE GOSPEL, ETC.

Summary: DISCOURSE BY PRESIDENT WILFORD WOODRUFF, DELIVERED IN THE TABERNACLE, SALT LAKE CITY, SUNDAY AFTERNOON, OCTOBER 23, 1881 (Reported by John Irvine.)


46: DISCOURSE BY PRESIDENT WILFORD WOODRUFF

Summary: DELIVERED IN THE 14TH WARD ASSEMBLY ROOMS, AT THE FUNERAL SERVICES OF SISTER ELIZABETH H. CANNON, ON SUNDAY, JAN. 29, 1882.


47: DISCOURSE BY PRESIDENT JOSEPH F. SMITH

Summary: DELIVERED IN THE 14TH WARD ASSEMBLY ROOMS, AT THE FUNERAL SERVICES OF SISTER ELIZABETH H. CANNON, ON SUNDAY, JAN. 29, 1882


48: DISCOURSE BY PRESIDENT JOHN TAYLOR

Summary: DELIVERED IN THE 14TH WARD ASSEMBLY ROOMS, AT THE FUNERAL SERVICES OF SISTER ELIZABETH H. CANNON, ON SUNDAY, JAN. 29, 1882.


49: THE GATHERING—MIRACLES NOT DESIGNED TO CONVERT THE WORLD ETC.

Summary: DISCOURSE BY PRESIDENT GEORGE Q. CANNON, Delivered in the Tabernacle, Salt Lake City, Sunday Afternoon, July 24th, 1881. (Reported by John Irvine.)


50: THE GOSPEL GLAD TIDINGS UNTO ALL THOSE WHO WILL RECEIVE IT—THE FREE AGENCY OF MAN—TRUTH NOT ALWAYS POPULAR—GOD HAS HIS OWN WAY OF INTRODUCING TRUTH

Summary: DISCOURSE BY PRESIDENT GEORGE Q. CANNON, DELIVERED IN THE TABERNACLE, SALT LAKE CITY, SUNDAY AFTERNOON. MAY 15, 1881. (Reported by John Irvine.)


51: THE PREACHING AND PRACTICE OF THE GOSPEL—VISITATIONS OF ANGELS, ETC.

Summary: DISCOURSE BY ELDER H. W. NAISBITT DELIVERED IN THE TABERNACLE, SALT LAKE CITY, SUNDAY AFTERNOON, MAY 15TH, 1881. (Reported by John Irvine.)