Journal, 1835–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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saw a flaming <mighty> Angel riding upon a  horse of fire with a flaming sword in his hand  followed by five others— encircle the &  protect the saints even the Lords from  the power of Satan & a host of evil spirits which  were striving to disturb the saints—
Pres. one of the saw the h[e]avens  op[e]ned & the Lords host protecting the Lords  anointed, Pres. one of the seven  saw the saviour extended before him as up on the cross & little after crowned with a glory  upon his head above the brightness of the sun  after these things were over & I a glorious vision  which I saw had passed I instructed the seven  presidents to proceede & anoint the  & returned to the room of the &   & attended to the of what they  had done with uplifted hands, the Lord had  assisted my bro. the of the  High Priests to go forward with the anointing  of the High priests so that he had performed  it to the acceptance of the Lord, notwithstand ing he was verry young & inexperienced in  such duties & I felt to praise God with a  loud for his goodness to me  & s family & to all the children  of men— praise the Lord all ye his saints — praise his holy name— after these  were dismissed I retired to my home filled  with the spirit & my soul cried hossannah  to God & the Lamb through <the> silent watches of  the night & while my eyes were closed in  sleep the visions of the Lord were sweet unto  me & his glory was round about me
praise the Lord— [p. 144]
saw a mighty Angel riding upon a horse of fire with a flaming sword in his hand followed by five others— encircle the & protect the saints even the Lords from the power of Satan & a host of evil spirits which were striving to disturb the saints—
Pres. one of the saw the heavens opened & the Lords host protecting the Lords anointed, Pres. one of the seven saw the saviour extended before him as upon the cross & little after crowned with a glory upon his head above the brightness of the sun after these things were over & a glorious vision which I saw had passed I instructed the seven presidents to proceede & anoint the & returned to the room of the & & attended to the of what they had done with uplifted hands, the Lord had assisted my bro. the of the High Priests to go forward with the anointing of the High priests so that he had performed it to the acceptance of the Lord, notwithstanding he was verry young & inexperienced in such duties & I felt to praise God with a loud for his goodness to me & s family & to all the children of men— praise the Lord all ye his saints— praise his holy name— after these were dismissed I retired to my home filled with the spirit & my soul cried hossannah to God & the Lamb through the silent watches of the night & while my eyes were closed in sleep the visions of the Lord were sweet unto me & his glory was round about me
praise the Lord— [p. 144]
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