History, 1838–1856, volume A-1 [23 December 1805–30 August 1834]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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the Lord shall say unto him , ,  therefore he shall be made a teacher in the house  of the Lord, an<d> the Lord shall mature his mind  in judgment and thereby he shall obtain the esteem  and fellowship of his brethren; and his soul shall  be established; and he shall benefit the house of  the Lord because he shall obtain answer to prayer  in his faithfulness.
is as the fierce lion, who divideth  not the spoil because of his strength, and in the pride  of his heart he will neglect the more weighty matters  until his soul is bowed down in sorrow, and then  he shall return and call on the name of his God  and shall find forgiveness, and shall wax valiant,  therefore, he shall be saved unto the uttermost; and  as the roaring lion of the forest in the midst  of his prey, so shall the hand of his generation  be lifted up against those who are set on high,  that fight against the God of Israel; fearless and  undaunted shall they be in battle, in avenging  the wrongs of the innocent, and relieving the  oppressed; therefore, the blessings of the God of Jacob  shall be in the midst of his house, notwithstanding  his rebellious heart.
And now, O God, let the residue of my ’s  house, ever come up in remembrance before thee,  that thou mayest save them from the hand of  the oppressor; and establish their feet upon the  rock of ages, that they may have place in thy house,  and be saved in thy kingdom, and let all  things be <even> as I have said, for Christ’s sake; Amen.
19 December 1833 • Thursday
December 19th. and took their journey to the land of Zion, for  the purpose of bearing dispatches to the brethren  in that place, from . O may God grant  it a blessing for Zion, as a kind angel from heaven:  Amen.
The following circular was published in the  Even “Star”. (page 239.) by “The in , to their [p. 408]
the Lord shall say unto him , , therefore he shall be made a teacher in the house of the Lord, and the Lord shall mature his mind in judgment and thereby he shall obtain the esteem and fellowship of his brethren; and his soul shall be established; and he shall benefit the house of the Lord because he shall obtain answer to prayer in his faithfulness.
is as the fierce lion, who divideth not the spoil because of his strength, and in the pride of his heart he will neglect the more weighty matters until his soul is bowed down in sorrow, and then he shall return and call on the name of his God and shall find forgiveness, and shall wax valiant, therefore, he shall be saved unto the uttermost; and as the roaring lion of the forest in the midst of his prey, so shall the hand of his generation be lifted up against those who are set on high, that fight against the God of Israel; fearless and undaunted shall they be in battle, in avenging the wrongs of the innocent, and relieving the oppressed; therefore, the blessings of the God of Jacob shall be in the midst of his house, notwithstanding his rebellious heart.
And now, O God, let the residue of my ’s house, ever come up in remembrance before thee, that thou mayest save them from the hand of the oppressor; and establish their feet upon the rock of ages, that they may have place in thy house, and be saved in thy kingdom, and let all things be even as I have said, for Christ’s sake; Amen.
19 December 1833 • Thursday
December 19th. and took their journey to the land of Zion, for the purpose of bearing dispatches to the brethren in that place, from . O may God grant it a blessing for Zion, as a kind angel from heaven: Amen.
The following circular was published in the “Star”. (page 239.) by “The in , to their [p. 408]
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