Strength in Unity

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 21
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1989
Type Text
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Language eng
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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
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Title Strength in Unity
Description SECOHB PLACE fllSTOHIGAL ESSAY STRENGTH IN tJNITY Sherrie Ahlstrom Hundley 443 North 750 East Orem, Utah 84057 At the dedication of the Seventie's Hall at Nauvoo in 1844» under the direction of President Brigham Young, Apostle Orson Hyde gave a lengthy discourse on unity of spirit and action, in which he related the story of an Assyrian King who gave his son a bundle of arrows and commanded him to break them. While the arrows were bound together firmly in a quiver, the attempt to break them was in vain, but when they were unbound and separated, they were easily broken. Elder Hyde likened this to the people of the Church, saying that if they were united, they would be able to stand against anything that could be hurled upon them. He stated that those who remain together can never be broken, but those who have separated may fall prey to wicked designs.^ Elder Hyde had been closely associated with the Prophet Joseph Smith, and was ordained as an apostle on February 15, 1835. He traveled extensively, both in this country and abroad, preaching and spreading the gospel of Jeaua Christ. He was given a special blessing that he be "embued with powers from on high*" In later years, 31der Hyde was called to be stake president of the Sanpete area, and lived in Spring City. A large monument marks his grave in the cemetery, and the home where he lived still stands on Main Street. Wy great-grandfather, John Blain, was converted to the gospel in England and came to America as a very young boy. When he was sixteen years old, he began working for Elder Hyde, milking cows with the Hyde boys, and taking care of Elder Hyde's many fine horses. Because of this responsibility, he was given a bed in the large, rock stable where the horses were kept. One night he was awakened by the horses and got up to check on them. Looking out the window, he saw fires 79
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 21
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Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
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