Journal, 1835–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Angels shall watch over thee in thy youth  eyes op[e]ned— see thy God— raise children in right eousness & they shall be blest & call thee blessed  because of thy diligence in teaching them the  doctrine of the kingdom, I all these  blessings upon thee in the name of Jesus Am[en]
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This was a good time to me & all the family  rejoiced together— we continued the meeting till  about eight o clock in the evening & related  the goodness of God to us in op[e]ning our  eyes to see the visions of heaven & in sending  his holy Angels to minister unto us the word  of life— we sang the praise of God in anim ated strains & the power of love & union was  felt & enjoyed—

30 January 1836 • Saturday

Saturday 30.  Attended as usual. & waited upon  several visiters & showed them the record of  Abraham— our hebrew teacher  examined them with deep interest & pronouncd  them to be original beyound all doubt, he  is a man of excellent understanding— & has  a knowledge of many languages which were  spoken by the Antints [ancients]— he is an honorabl  man so far as I can judge as yet—  in the evening went to the upper rooms of the   & set the different in  order— instructed the of the  concerning the order of their &  requested them to proceed & anoint the seventy  having set all the quorems in order I re [p. 148]
Angels shall watch over thee in thy youth eyes opened— see thy God— raise children in righteousness & they shall be blest & call thee blessed because of thy diligence in teaching them the doctrine of the kingdom, I all these blessings upon thee in the name of Jesus Amen
Written & recorded by
 scribe
This was a good time to me & all the family rejoiced together— we continued the meeting till about eight o clock in the evening & related the goodness of God to us in opening our eyes to see the visions of heaven & in sending his holy Angels to minister unto us the word of life— we sang the praise of God in animated strains & the power of love & union was felt & enjoyed—

30 January 1836 • Saturday

Saturday 30. Attended as usual. & waited upon several visiters & showed them the record of Abraham— our hebrew teacher examined them with deep interest & pronouncd them to be original beyound all doubt, he is a man of excellent understanding— & has a knowledge of many languages which were spoken by the Antints [ancients]— he is an honorabl man so far as I can judge as yet— in the evening went to the upper rooms of the & set the different in order— instructed the of the concerning the order of their & requested them to proceed & anoint the seventy having set all the quorems in order I re [p. 148]
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