Journal, 1835–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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his sins are forgiven him because of his desires to do the works of righteousness therefore in as much as he will continue to hearken unto my voice he shall be blessed with wisdom and with a sound mind even above his fellows, behold it shall come to pass in his day that he shall <see> great things shew forth themselves unto my people, he shall see much of my ancient records, and shall know of hid[d]en things, and shall be with a knowledge of hid[d]en languages, and if he desires and shall seek it at my hand, he shall be privileged with writing much of my word, as a scribe unto me for the benefit of my people, therefore this shall be his calling until I shall order it otherwise in my wisdom and it shall be said of him in a time to come, behold the Lords Scribe, for the Lords Seer whom he hath appointed in Israel; Therefore <if he will> keep my commandments he shall be lifted up at the last day, even so Amen
A Gentleman called this after noon by the name of of Clemon [Clermont] Co. Ohio, he called to make enquiry about the establishment of the and to be instructed more perfectly in our doctrine &c I commenced and gave him a brief relation of my experience while in my [p. 36]
his sins are forgiven him because of his desires to do the works of righteousness therefore in as much as he will continue to hearken unto my voice he shall be blessed with wisdom and with a sound mind even above his fellows, behold it shall come to pass in his day that he shall see great things shew forth themselves unto my people, he shall see much of my ancient records, and shall know of hidden things, and shall be with a knowledge of hidden languages, and if he desires and shall seek it at my hand, he shall be privileged with writing much of my word, as a scribe unto me for the benefit of my people, therefore this shall be his calling until I shall order it otherwise in my wisdom and it shall be said of him in a time to come, behold the Lords Scribe, for the Lords Seer whom he hath appointed in Israel; Therefore if he will keep my commandments he shall be lifted up at the last day, even so Amen
A Gentleman called this after noon by the name of of Clemon [Clermont] Co. Ohio, he called to make enquiry about the establishment of the and to be instructed more perfectly in our doctrine &c I commenced and gave him a brief relation of my experience while in my [p. 36]
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