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 sat isfied 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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