The Annual Meeting of the General Conference

May 1865

And at the annual meeting of the General Conference in May a resolution was passed and recorded:

Resolved, That we acknowledge, with devout gratitude, the hand of God in this event, as a direct answer to prayer, and that in view of the increased responsibilities laid upon us in again opening the way for the progress of the message, we solemnly consecrate ourselves anew to this great work to which God has called us (ibid., May 23, 1865).

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