Journal, 1835–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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they shall be utterly confounded and brought to dessolation, therefor he shall be preserved unto the utmost and his <life> day shall be precious in the sight of the Lord. he shall rise up and shake himself as a lion riseth out of his nest and roareth untill he shaketh the hills and as a lion goeth forth among the Lesser beasts, so shall the goings forth of him <be> whom the Lord hath to exalt the poor and to humble the rich, therefor his name shall be on high and his rest among the sanctified
this afternoon recommenced translating the ancient reccords
8 October 1835 • Thursday
Thursday 8th at home nothing of note transpired of as we now recollect, < with feelings of great anxiety—>
9 October 1835 • Friday
Friday 9th at home nothing worthy of note transpired <on this day >
10 October 1835 • Saturday
Saturday 10th at home<, visited the house of verry fast>—
11 October 1835 • Sunday
Sunday 11th visited <again> who was <in secret prayer in the morning the Lord said my servant shall live> I waited on him all this day with my heart raised to god in the name of Jesus Christ that he would restore him to health again, that I might be blessed with his company and advise esteeming it one of the greatest earthly blessings, to be blessed with the society of Parents, whose maturer years and experience, renders them, capable of administering the most wholsom advise; at Evening Bro. came in we called on the Lord in mighty prayer in the name of Jesus Christ, and on him, and and God heard and answered our prayers to the great joy and satisfaction of our souls, our aged arose and dressed himself shouted and praised the Lord called [p. 7]
they shall be utterly confounded and brought to dessolation, therefor he shall be preserved unto the utmost and his life shall be precious in the sight of the Lord. he shall rise up and shake himself as a lion riseth out of his nest and roareth untill he shaketh the hills and as a lion goeth forth among the Lesser beasts, so shall the goings forth of him be whom the Lord hath to exalt the poor and to humble the rich, therefor his name shall be on high and his rest among the sanctified
this afternoon recommenced translating the ancient reccords
8 October 1835 • Thursday
Thursday 8th at home nothing of note transpired as we now recollect, with feelings of great anxiety—
9 October 1835 • Friday
Friday 9th at home nothing worthy of note transpired on this day
10 October 1835 • Saturday
Saturday 10th at home, visited the house of verry fast—
11 October 1835 • Sunday
Sunday 11th visited again who was in secret prayer in the morning the Lord said my servant shall live I waited on him all this day with my heart raised to god in the name of Jesus Christ that he would restore him to health again, that I might be blessed with his company and advise esteeming it one of the greatest earthly blessings, to be blessed with the society of Parents, whose maturer years and experience, renders them, capable of administering the most wholsom advise; at Evening Bro. came in we called on the Lord in mighty prayer in the name of Jesus Christ, and on him, and and God heard and answered our prayers to the great joy and satisfaction of our souls, our aged arose and dressed himself shouted and praised the Lord called [p. 7]
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