155 years ago today - Nov 3, 1861

Bishop Woolley said He did not want men to Come & lay hands upon the sick in his house or ward that was Enthusiastic or would talk with the sick. He did not want them to bring two devils whare they Cast one out. He did not like to much laying on of hands. He believed that a person might be surfeited with spiritual food as well as Temperal.

President Young Differed from Brother Woolley. He said "I do not know as I understand Brother Woolley and I do not know as he understands himself. This subject wants Explaining. Now for instance if a person is sick and laying on of hands is the remidy if you lay on hands once & the person is not healed try it again & Continue untill the person is healed. ...

[Source: Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies]

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