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 establish ment 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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