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 lead ing Israel forth, that he may be delivered from the hands  of those who seek to destroy him: That he may be en abled 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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