"85 CHIEFS A REMNANT OF THE HOUSE OF ISRAEL" - Original, Saint George Temple 29 Dec., 1877(painting in Progress)
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This painting is now in progress. May be completed ,Jan./ Feb. 2022!
36" x 80" Oil on Panel
85 CHIEFS A REMNANT OF THE HOUSE OF ISRAEL
Saint George Temple august 29, 1877
Book of Mormon
(Another Testament of Jesus Christ)
14 And at that day shall the remnant of our seed know that they are of the house of Israel, and that they are the covenant people of the Lord, (The Great Peace Maker); and then shall they know and come to the knowledge of their forefathers, and also to the knowledge of the gospel of their Redeemer, which was ministered unto their fathers by him; wherefore, they shall come to the knowledge of their Redeemer and the very points of his doctrine, that they may know how to come unto him and be saved.
15 And then at that day will they not rejoice and give praise unto their everlasting God, their rock and their salvation? Yea, at that day, will they not receive the strength and nourishment from the true vine? Yea, will they not come unto the true fold of God?
16 Behold, I say unto you, Yea; they shall be remembered again among the house of Israel; they shall be grafted in, being a natural branch of the olive tree, into the true olive tree.
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At 12:30 on the 1st of January, 1877, Wilford Woodruff stood upon the upper step of the font and called the attention of the people to whom he spoke as follows: “We are this day blessed with the privilege which very few since the days of Adam....O God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, remember, we pray thee, the covenants which thou hast made with all the house of Israel: remember them in their abidings in these last days. We pray that in this Temple of our Lord thou will make bare Thine arm in the preservation and salvation of the small remnants of the Lamanites that are left in the land. Deliver them, we pray Thee, from the hands of the Gentiles who are bringing about their threatened annihilation from off the earth. Inspire their hearts with thy Spirit, that they may recive the Gospel of the Son of God, that they may be prepared to build up Zion, and to fulfill the covenants and promises made to them by their forefathers who inherited this land... Saint George Temple Workers 1877
Recorder: Henry Eyring
Witness: Henry William Bigler, Lorenzo Brown, David Henry Cannon , Robert Wood Mathie, John Monroe Moody,
Baptizing by: Anson Perry Winsor, Moses Wilford Woodruff: History of His Life and Labors as recorded in his daily Journals Prepared for publication by Matthias F. Cowley Pages 491-3