Journal, 1835–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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21 December 1835 • Monday

Monday morni[n]g 21st.  At home Spent this in indeavering to  treasure up know[l]edge for the be[n]ifit of my  Calling the <day> pas[s]ed of[f] very pleasantly for  which I thank the Lord for his blessings  to my soul his great mercy over my Fam ily in sparingly our lives O Continue thy  Care over me and mine for Christ sake

22 December 1835 • Tuesday

Tusday 22d At home this  Continued my studys O may God give  me learning even Language and indo [endue]  me with qualifycations to magnify his  name while I live I also deliv[er]ed an ad dress to the Church this Evening the Lord  blessed my Soul, also is un well O my God heal him and for  his kindness to me O my soul be thou  greatful to him and bless him and he  shall be blessed of for ever of God for ever I believe him to be a faithful  friend to me therefore my soul  delighteth in him Amen
Joseph Smith Jr

23 December 1835 • Wednesday

Wednesday 23d.  In the forenoon at home stud[y]ing  the greek Language and aslo waited  upon the brethren who came in and  exhibiting to them the papirus, in the  afternoon visited brother with  the relatives of bro had not  a very agreeable visit for I found them [p. 88]

21 December 1835 • Monday

Monday morning 21st. At home Spent this in indeavering to treasure up knowledge for the benifit of my Calling the day passed off very pleasantly for which I thank the Lord for his blessings to my soul his great mercy over my Family in sparing our lives O Continue thy Care over me and mine for Christ sake

22 December 1835 • Tuesday

Tusday 22d At home Continued my studys O may God give me learning even Language and indo [endue] me with qualifycations to magnify his name while I live I also delivered an address to the Church this Evening the Lord blessed my Soul, also is unwell O my God heal him and for his kindness to me O my soul be thou greatful to him and bless him and he shall be blessed of God forever I believe him to be a faithful friend to me therefore my soul delighteth in him Amen
Joseph Smith Jr

23 December 1835 • Wednesday

Wednesday 23d. In the forenoon at home studying the greek Language and aslo waited upon the brethren who came in and exhibiting to them the papirus, in the afternoon visited brother with the relatives of bro had not a very agreeable visit for I found them [p. 88]
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