Sunday, February 16, 2014

Wilford and the Steamboat

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Why did the Spirit whisper to Wilford Woodruff not to get on a steamer at Pittsburgh, on route with a group of Saints to the Salt Lake Valley in 1850?

A)                 It was a slow steamer and they would make better time by getting on another steamer

B)                 The Captain was an ex-Missouri mob member and he had planned mischief for the group of Saints

C)                 It was not river worthy

D)                 It was going to burn

Yesterday’s answer:

a.      Prophesying

The following from Parley P. Pratt:   We enjoyed many happy seasons in our prayer and other meetings, and the Spirit of the Lord was poured out upon us, and even on the little children, insomuch that many of eight, ten or twelve years of age spake, and prayed, and prophesied in our meetings and in our family worship. There was a spirit of peace and union, and love and good will manifested in this little Church in the wilderness, the memory of which will be ever dear to my heart.

Church History for Latter-day Saint Families, Thomas R. Valletta (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book Company, 2004), 167.

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