Journal, 1835–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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heads, and attend to all duties that pertain to this <that> office.— I then took the seat, and my head, and upon me, the blessings, of Moses, to lead Israel in the latter days, even as moses led them <him> in days of old,— also the blessings of Abraham Isaac and Jacob,— all of the upon me and pronounced upon my head many prophesies, and blessings, many of which I shall not notice at this time, but as Paul said, so say I, let us come to vissions and revelations, the The heavens were opened upon us and I beheld the of God, and the glory thereof, whether in the body or out I cannot tell,— I saw the transcendant beauty of the gate that enters, through which the heirs of that kingdom will enter, which was like unto circling flames of fire, also the blasing throne of God, whereon was seated the Father and the Son,— I saw the beautiful streets of that kingdom, which had the appearance of being paved with gold— I saw father Adam, and Abraham and Michael and and , my brother that has long since slept, and marvled how it was that he had obtained this an inheritance <in> this <that> kingdom, seeing that he had departed this life, before the Lord <had> set his hand to gather Israel <the second time> and had not been for the remission of sins— Thus said came the voice <of the Lord un>to me saying all who have [p. 136]
heads, and attend to all duties that pertain to that office.— I then took the seat, and my head, and upon me, the blessings, of Moses, to lead Israel in the latter days, even as moses led him in days of old,— also the blessings of Abraham Isaac and Jacob,— all of the upon me and pronounced upon my head many prophesies, and blessings, many of which I shall not notice at this time, but as Paul said, so say I, let us come to vissions and revelations, — The heavens were opened upon us and I beheld the of God, and the glory thereof, whether in the body or out I cannot tell,— I saw the transcendant beauty of the gate , through which the heirs of that kingdom will enter, which was like unto circling flames of fire, also the blasing throne of God, whereon was seated the Father and the Son,— I saw the beautiful streets of that kingdom, which had the appearance of being paved with gold— I saw father Adam, and Abraham and Michael and and , my brother that has long since slept, and marvled how it was that he had obtained an inheritance in that kingdom, seeing that he had departed this life, before the Lord had set his hand to gather Israel the second time and had not been for the remission of sins— Thus came the voice of the Lord unto me saying all who have [p. 136]
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