History, circa 1841, draft [Draft 3]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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round about. yea wherever you can be heard until I com mand you to go from hence And your whole labour  shall be in Zion, with all your soul from hence forth; yea, you shall ever open your mouth in my  cause. not fearing what man can do, for I am with  you Amen
At the same time and place we  recievd the following for
1 my son. blessed are you because  of your faith in my work. Behold you have had  many afflictions on account of your family; nevertheless  I will bless you. and your family. yea your little ones.  and the day cometh when that they will believe and  know the truth and be one with you in my church
2 Lift up your heart and rejoice for the hour of  your mission is come and your tongue shall be  loosed and you shall declare glad tidings of great  joy unto this generation You shall declare the  things which have been revealed to my servant  Joseph Smith Jr You shall begin to preach  from this time forth yea to reap in the field  which is white already to be burned.  Therefore thrust in your sickle with all your  soul, and your sins are forgiven you and  you Shall be laden with sheaves upon your back  for the laborer is worthy of his hire  Wherefore your family shall live
3 Behold verily I say unto you go from them  only a little time and declare my word and I  will prepa[r]e a place for them, yea I will open  the hearts of the peoplee and they will recieve you  And I will establish a church by your hands  and you shall strengthen them and prepare  them against the time when they shall be gath ered Be patient in afflictions. revile not against  those that revile Gove[r]n your house in meekness  and be stedfast
4 Behold I say unto you that you Shall be a [p. 99]
round about. yea wherever you can be heard until I command you to go from hence And your whole labour shall be in Zion, with all your soul from henceforth; yea, you shall ever open your mouth in my cause. not fearing what man can do, for I am with you Amen
At the same time and place we recievd the following for
1 my son. blessed are you because of your faith in my work. Behold you have had many afflictions on account of your family; nevertheless I will bless you. and your family. yea your little ones. and the day cometh that they will believe and know the truth and be one with you in my church
2 Lift up your heart and rejoice for the hour of your mission is come and your tongue shall be loosed and you shall declare glad tidings of great joy unto this generation You shall declare the things which have been revealed to my servant Joseph Smith Jr You shall begin to preach from this time forth yea to reap in the field which is white already to be burned. Therefore thrust in your sickle with all your soul, and your sins are forgiven you and you Shall be laden with sheaves upon your back for the laborer is worthy of his hire Wherefore your family shall live
3 Behold verily I say unto you go from them only a little time and declare my word and I will prepare a place for them, yea I will open the hearts of the peoplee and they will recieve you And I will establish a church by your hands and you shall strengthen them and prepare them against the time when they shall be gathered Be patient in afflictions. revile not against those that revile Govern your house in meekness and be stedfast
4 Behold I say unto you that you Shall be a [p. 99]
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