Journal, 1835–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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be spared and they have a safe Journey  and no accident or sickness of the least  kind befall them that they may return  in health and in safety to the bosom  of their families—
Blessed of the lord is even  the of the , for the shall never  be taken away from him while he liveth  and the time cometh that he shall overcome  all the narrow mindedness of his heart and  all his covetous desires that so easily besetteth  him and <he> shall deliver deal with a liberal hand  to the poor and the needy the sick and  the afflicted the widow and the fatherless  and marviously [marvelously] and miraculously shall  the Lord his God provid for him. even  that he shall be blessed with a <all the the> fullness  of the good things of this earth and his  seed after him from generation to generation  and it shall come to pass that according to  to the measure that he meeteth out with  a liberal hand unto the poor so shall  it be measured to him again by the  hand of his God even an hundred fold  Angels shall guard <his> house and shall  guard the lives of his posterity, and they shall  become very great and very numerous on  the earth, whomsoever he blesseth they shall  be blessed. whomsoever he curseth they shall  be cursed. and when his enemies seek  him unto his hurt and distruction let  him rise up and curse and the hand of God  shall be upon his enemies in Judgment [p. 6]
be spared and they have a safe Journey and no accident or sickness of the least kind befall them that they may return in health and in safety to the bosom of their families—
Blessed of the lord is even the of the , for the shall never be taken away from him while he liveth and the time cometh that he shall overcome all the narrow mindedness of his heart and all his covetous desires that so easily besetteth him and he shall deal with a liberal hand to the poor and the needy the sick and the afflicted the widow and the fatherless and marviously [marvelously] and miraculously shall the Lord his God provid for him. even that he shall be blessed with all the fullness of the good things of this earth and his seed after him from generation to generation and it shall come to pass that according to to the measure that he meeteth out with a liberal hand unto the poor so shall it be measured to him again by the hand of his God even an hundred fold Angels shall guard his house and shall guard the lives of his posterity, and they shall become very great and very numerous on the earth, whomsoever he blesseth they shall be blessed. whomsoever he curseth they shall be cursed. and when his enemies seek him unto his hurt and distruction let him rise up and curse and the hand of God shall be upon his enemies in Judgment [p. 6]
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