History, circa 1841, draft [Draft 3]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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spirit of meekness And thou shalt go with him at the  time of his going and be unto him for a scribe while there  is none to be a scribe for him that I may send my servant   whithersoeve[r] I will And thou shalt be  ordained under his hand to expound scriptures and to  exhort the church according as it shall be given thee  by my spirit for he shall lay his hands upon thee  and thou shalt reciev the Holy Ghost and thy time  shall be given to writing and learning much And thou  needst not fear: for thy husband shall support thee in the  church: for unto them is his calling; that all things  might be revealed unto them, whatsoever I will according  to their faith
3d And verily I say unto you thee that thou shalt lay aside  the things of this world and seek for a better the things  of a better And it shall be given theee also to make a  selection of sacred Hymns as it shall be given thee which  is pleasing unto me to be had in my church: for my  Soul delighteth in the song of the heart yea the song  of the rightious is a prayer unto me; and it shall be  answered with a blessing upon their heads Wherefore lift up  thy heart and rejoice and cleave unto the covenant  which thou hast made
4 Continue in the spirit of meekness and beware of  pride Let thy soul delight in thy husband and the glory  which shall come upon him Keep my commandments  continually and a crown of righteousness thou shalt recieve—  And except thou do this where I am thou cannot canst—  not come And verily verily I say unto you that this is  my voice unto all Amen
During the same month  the following revelation was given to Joseph Smith Jr   and
1 Behold I say unto you that you shall let your [p. 85]
spirit of meekness And thou shalt go with him at the time of his going and be unto him for a scribe while there is none to be a scribe for him that I may send my servant whithersoever I will And thou shalt be ordained under his hand to expound scriptures and to exhort the church according as it shall be given thee by my spirit for he shall lay his hands upon thee and thou shalt reciev the Holy Ghost and thy time shall be given to writing and learning much And thou needst not fear: for thy husband shall support thee in the church: for unto them is his calling; that all things might be revealed unto them, whatsoever I will according to their faith
3d And verily I say unto thee that thou shalt lay aside the things of this world and seek for the things of a better And it shall be given theee also to make a selection of sacred Hymns as it shall be given thee which is pleasing unto me to be had in my church: for my Soul delighteth in the song of the heart yea the song of the rightious is a prayer unto me; and it shall be answered with a blessing upon their heads Wherefore lift up thy heart and rejoice and cleave unto the covenant which thou hast made
4 Continue in the spirit of meekness and beware of pride Let thy soul delight in thy husband and the glory which shall come upon him Keep my commandments continually and a crown of righteousness thou shalt recieve— And except thou do this where I am thou canst— not come And verily verily I say unto you that this is my voice unto all Amen
During the same month the following revelation was given to Joseph Smith Jr and
1 Behold I say unto you that you shall let your [p. 85]
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