Letter to Vienna Jaques, 4 September 1833

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let thy saints come unto out of every nation let her be exalted to the third heavens and let thy Judgments be sent forth unto victory and after this great tribulation let thy blessings fall upon thy people and let thy handmaid live till her soul shall be satisfied in beholding the glory of Zion notwithstanding her present affliction she shall yet arise and put on her beautiful garments and be the Joy and praise <glory> of the whole earth therefore let your heart be comferted live in strict obedience to the of God and walk humble before him and he will exalt thee in his own due time the brethren in this place are gaining ground in spiritual things and are trying to overcome all things that is not well pleasing to their heavenly father we have common there has many brethren mooved to this place from different parts of the country so much so that one house is not sufficient to contain them for public worship and we have divided and hold meetings in two sepperete places namely at the and Uncle s who lives on s place we have commenced building the in this place and are making great progress in it so much so that I feel great hopes that by spring it will be finished so that we can have a place to worship where we shall not be molested a few days since Brothe[r] Ball and Siste[r] arived here <from> broth[er] ball has gone about three miles from this place to work at his trade and lives with me at present & Lives with ——
I will assure you that the Lord has respect unto the offering you made he is a God that changes not and and his word cannot fail remember what he has said in the book of mormon respecting those who should assist in bringing this work forth we frequently have inteligenc from our abroad that are proclaming the word that God is working with them for they have attained to great faith insomuch that signs do follow them that believe [p. [2]]
let thy saints come unto out of every nation let her be exalted to the third heavens and let thy Judgments be sent forth unto victory and after this great tribulation let thy blessings fall upon thy people and let thy handmaid live till her soul shall be satisfied in beholding the glory of Zion notwithstanding her present affliction she shall yet arise and put on her beautiful garments and be the Joy and glory of the whole earth therefore let your heart be comferted live in strict obedience to the of God and walk humble before him and he will exalt thee in his own due time the brethren in this place are gaining ground in spiritual things and are trying to overcome all things that is not well pleasing to their heavenly father there has many brethren mooved to this place from different parts of the country so much so that one house is not sufficient to contain them for public worship and we have divided and hold meetings in two sepperete places namely at the and Uncle s who lives on s place we have commenced building the in this place and are making great progress in it so much so that I feel great hopes that by spring it will be finished so that we can have a place to worship where we shall not be molested a few days since Brother Ball and Sister arived here from brother ball has gone about three miles from this place to work at his trade and lives with me at present & Lives with ——
I will assure you that the Lord has respect unto the offering you made he is a God that changes not and and his word cannot fail remember what he has said in the book of mormon respecting those who should assist in bringing this work forth we frequently have inteligenc from our abroad that are proclaming the word that God is working with them for they have attained to great faith insomuch that signs do follow them that believe [p. [2]]
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