Minute Book 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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’s blessing
That he may be purified in heart, that he may have communion with God. That he may be equal with his brethren in holding the keys of this ministry That he may be kept and be instrumental in leading Israel forth, that he may be delivered from the hands of those who seek to destroy him: That he may be enabled to bear testimony to the nations, that Jesus lives. That he may stand in the midst of pestilence and destruction, he shall be mighty in the hands of God in bringing about the restoration of Israel. The nations shall rejoice at the greatness of the gifts which God has bestowed upon him, That his tongue shall be loosed, he shall have power to do great things in the name of Jesus. He shall be preserved and remain on the earth until, Christ shall come to take vengeance on the wicked. Confirmed
21 February 1835 • Saturday
February 21st 1835
Pursuant to adjournment a meeting of the Church of the Latter Day Saints was held and proceeded as follows. (Viz.) Meeting opened by prayer, of President , President addressed the congregation briefly and then Elder was called to the stand and ordained as one of the Twelve. by J. Smith Jur. &
’s blessing, as pronounced upon him by , O. Lord smile from Heaven upon this thy servant, forgive his sins, sanctify his heart and prepare him to receive the blessing. Increase his love for thee and for thy cause, increase his intelligence, communicate to him all that wisdiom, that prudence, and that understanding which [p. 154]
’s blessing
That he may be purified in heart, that he may have communion with God. That he may be equal with his brethren in holding the keys of this ministry That he may be kept and be instrumental in leading Israel forth, that he may be delivered from the hands of those who seek to destroy him: That he may be enabled to bear testimony to the nations, that Jesus lives. That he may stand in the midst of pestilence and destruction, he shall be mighty in the hands of God in bringing about the restoration of Israel. The nations shall rejoice at the greatness of the gifts which God has bestowed upon him, That his tongue shall be loosed, he shall have power to do great things in the name of Jesus. He shall be preserved and remain on the earth until, Christ shall come to take vengeance on the wicked. Confirmed
21 February 1835 • Saturday
February 21st 1835
Pursuant to adjournment a meeting of the Church of the Latter Day Saints was held and proceeded as follows. (Viz.) Meeting opened by prayer, of President , President addressed the congregation briefly and then Elder was called to the stand and ordained as one of the Twelve. by J. Smith Jur. &
’s blessing, as pronounced upon him by , O. Lord smile from Heaven upon this thy servant, forgive his sins, sanctify his heart and prepare him to receive the blessing. Increase his love for thee and for thy cause, increase his intelligence, communicate to him all that wisdiom, that prudence, and that understanding which [p. 154]
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