Journal, 1839

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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opened by singing and prayer  after which The proceeded  to bless two of the Twelve, who had lately  been into that quorum  viz: &  & one of the Seventies viz  after which a blessing<s> was <were> also pro nounced by them on the heads of the  wives of <some of> those about to <go> abroad. The  meeting was then addressed by  President , by way of  advice to the Twelve &c &c  chiefly concerning the nature of their  mission, their practicing prudence &  charity humility in their plans <or subjects> of for  preaching, the necessity of their  not trifling with their office, and  of holding on strictly to the importance  of their mission & the authority of the  . —— I——  (President Joseph Smith Jr) then addresst  them, and gave much instruction cal culated to if guard them against self sufficiency, selfrighteousness & self importance, touching upon many  subjects of importance & value to  all who wish to walk humbly before  the Lord, but especialy teaching them [p. 6[a]]
opened by singing and prayer after which The proceeded to bless two of the Twelve, who had lately been into that quorum viz: & & one of the Seventies viz after which blessings were also pronounced by them on the heads of the wives of some of those about to go abroad. The meeting was then addressed by President , by way of advice to the Twelve &c &c chiefly concerning the nature of their mission, their practicing prudence & humility in their plans or subjects for preaching, the necessity of their not trifling with their office, and of holding on strictly to the importance of their mission & the authority of the . —— I—— (President Joseph Smith Jr) then addresst them, and gave much instruction calculated to guard them against selfsufficiency, selfrighteousness & selfimportance, touching upon many subjects of importance & value to all who wish to walk humbly before the Lord, but especialy teaching them [p. 6[a]]
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