History, 1834–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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taken away from him while he liveth. and the time cometh when  he shall overcome all the narrow-mindedness of his heart, and  all his covetous desires that so easily beset him. He shall deal  with a liberal hand to the poor, the needy, the sick and afflicted  the widow and the fatherless. Marvelously and miraculously  shall the Lord his God provide for him, even, that he shall be  blessed with a fulness of the good things of this earth, and his  seed after him from generation to generation. And it shall  come to pass, that according to the measure that he metes out  with a liberal hand unto the poor, so shall it be measured  to him again by the hand of his God, even an hundred fold.  Angels shall guard his habitation, and protect the lives of his pos terity; and they shall become very numerous on the earth.  Whomsoever he blesseth, shall be blessed and whosoever. he curseth  shall be cursed. When his enemies seek to hurt or destroy him,  let him rise up and curse them and the hand of God shall be  upon his enemies in judgement: They shall be utterly confounded  and brought to desolation. Therefore, he shall be preserved unto  the utmost, for his life shall be precious in the sight of the  Lord. He shall rise up and shake himself as a Lion. As a  Lion riseth out of his nest and roareth until he shaketh, the  hills, as a Lion goeth forth among the lesser beasts, so shall  the goings forth of him be whom the Lord hath anointed to  exalt the poor and humble the rich. Therefore, his name  shall be on high and his rest among the sanctified.
8 October 1835 • Thursday
Thursday 8th. He staid at home and attended his sick   with anxiety; nothing worthy of notice transpired.
9 October 1835 • Friday
Friday 9th This day passed much as the preceding,  he waited on his , and nothing occurred worthy of notice.
10 October 1835 • Saturday
Saturday 10th visited the house of his and found  him failing very fast.
11 October 1835 • Sunday
Sabbath 11th. Visited his again, who was very sick.  While the subject of this narrative was in secret prayer in  the morning, the Lord said, my servant, thy shall  live. He waited on him all this day, with his desires raised  to God in the name of Jesus Christ, that he would restore  to health again, that he might be blessed with his company  and advise, esteeming it one of the greatest earthly blessings  to be favored with the society of parents, whose mature  years and experience, render them capable of giving [p. 109]
taken away from him while he liveth. and the time cometh when he shall overcome all the narrow-mindedness of his heart, and all his covetous desires that so easily beset him. He shall deal with a liberal hand to the poor, the needy, the sick and afflicted the widow and the fatherless. Marvelously and miraculously shall the Lord his God provide for him, even, that he shall be blessed with a fulness of the good things of this earth, and his seed after him from generation to generation. And it shall come to pass, that according to the measure that he metes out with a liberal hand unto the poor, so shall it be measured to him again by the hand of his God, even an hundred fold. Angels shall guard his habitation, and protect the lives of his posterity; and they shall become very numerous on the earth. Whomsoever he blesseth, shall be blessed and whosoever. he curseth shall be cursed. When his enemies seek to hurt or destroy him, let him rise up and curse them and the hand of God shall be upon his enemies in judgement: They shall be utterly confounded and brought to desolation. Therefore, he shall be preserved unto the utmost, for his life shall be precious in the sight of the Lord. He shall rise up and shake himself as a Lion. As a Lion riseth out of his nest and roareth until he shaketh, the hills, as a Lion goeth forth among the lesser beasts, so shall the goings forth of him be whom the Lord hath anointed to exalt the poor and humble the rich. Therefore, his name shall be on high and his rest among the sanctified.
8 October 1835 • Thursday
Thursday 8th. He staid at home and attended his sick with anxiety; nothing worthy of notice transpired.
9 October 1835 • Friday
Friday 9th This day passed much as the preceding, he waited on his , and nothing occurred worthy of notice.
10 October 1835 • Saturday
Saturday 10th visited the house of his and found him failing very fast.
11 October 1835 • Sunday
Sabbath 11th. Visited his again, who was very sick. While the subject of this narrative was in secret prayer in the morning, the Lord said, my servant, thy shall live. He waited on him all this day, with his desires raised to God in the name of Jesus Christ, that he would restore to health again, that he might be blessed with his company and advise, esteeming it one of the greatest earthly blessings to be favored with the society of parents, whose mature years and experience, render them capable of giving [p. 109]
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