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 upon 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, 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]
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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