Journal, 1835–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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blessing that will be worth remembering  if we should live as long as John the  Revelator, our blessings will be such as  we have not realized before, nor in this  generation. The order of the  has and ever will be the same, even  after Christ comes, and after the terminat ion of the thousand years it will be the  same, and we shall finally roll into the   of God and enjoy it  forever;— you need an brethren  in order that you may be prepared and  able to overcome all things, and those that  reject your testimony will be damned  the the lame made  to walk the deaf to hear and the blind  to see through your instrumentality;
But let me tell you that you will not  have power after the endowment to heal  those who have not faith, nor to benifit  them, for you might as well expect to  benefit a devil in hell as such a<n> one,  who is possessed of his spirit and are will ing to keep it for they are habitations  for devils and only fit for his society  but when you are endowed and prepared  to preach the gospel to all nations kindred  and toungs in there own languages  you must faithfully warn all and  bind up the testimony and up the  law and the destroying angel will  follow close at your heels and execu te his tremendeous mission upon the  children of disobediance, and destroy [p. 34]
blessing that will be worth remembering if we should live as long as John the Revelator, our blessings will be such as we have not realized before, nor in this generation. The order of the has and ever will be the same, even after Christ comes, and after the termination of the thousand years it will be the same, and we shall finally roll into the of God and enjoy it forever;— you need an brethren in order that you may be prepared and able to overcome all things, and those that reject your testimony will be damned the the lame made to walk the deaf to hear and the blind to see through your instrumentality;
But let me tell you that you will not have power after the endowment to heal those who have not faith, nor to benifit them, for you might as well expect to benefit a devil in hell as such an one, who is possessed of his spirit and are willing to keep it for they are habitations for devils and only fit for his society but when you are endowed and prepared to preach the gospel to all nations kindred and toungs in there own languages you must faithfully warn all and bind up the testimony and up the law and the destroying angel will follow close at your heels and execute his tremendeous mission upon the children of disobediance, and destroy [p. 34]
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