Minutes, 17 August 1835

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gospel to the inhabitants of the earth. because thou hast offerd thy life as a sacrafice thou shalt be numbered with the 2d to proclaim the Gospel to the nations of the Earth. The Lord shall bless the[e] with blessing upon blessing & wisdom upon wisdom; also visions and instructions from heaven, until the heart is stored with all wisdom, and thou shalt have an in the land of Zion, whither thou wentest to lay down thy life for thy brethren, that thou mayest have a place to lay thy head, when thou shalt have accomplished thy mission that the Lord has alloted unto thee and if thou art faithful, all these blessings shall crown thy head, even so, Amen;
Also Brother , blessed in the name of Jesus Christ, in the following manner, because thou didst leave thy family in thy old age and go up to Zion to redeem thy brethren, blessing after blessing shall roll upon the[e] until thou art satisfied, and <thou> shalt know the truth of the Religion that thou dost profess, by the administration of angels, and wisdom from on high shalt rest upon thee. The Lord himself shall be upon thy right hand to uphold thee. And if thou desirest thou shalt go forth to proclaim the fullness of my gospel, with all the qualifications necessary to accomplish a good work. and if thou art faithful, thou shalt come down to thy grave in peace, having over come all things, even so, Amen.
Also Brother was blessed in the following manner. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray that blessings may rest upon thee because thou wentest to Zion to lay down thy life for thy brethren, Thou art young but shalt, if faithful be called to the ministry in maturer age, and proclaim the gospel to many people, and live to the coming of the son of man. Waters shall not drown thee, fire shall not burn thee, Enemies shall not prevail against thee in if faithful & if not thy end shall be in darkness & bitterness for ever. [p. 101]
gospel to the inhabitants of the earth. because thou hast offerd thy life as a sacrafice thou shalt be numbered with the 2d to proclaim the Gospel to the nations of the Earth. The Lord shall bless thee with blessing upon blessing & wisdom upon wisdom; also visions and instructions from heaven, until the heart is stored with all wisdom, and thou shalt have an in the land of Zion, whither thou wentest to lay down thy life for thy brethren, that thou mayest have a place to lay thy head, when thou shalt have accomplished thy mission that the Lord has alloted unto thee and if thou art faithful, all these blessings shall crown thy head, even so, Amen;
Also Brother , blessed in the name of Jesus Christ, in the following manner, because thou didst leave thy family in thy old age and go up to Zion to redeem thy brethren, blessing after blessing shall roll upon thee until thou art satisfied, and thou shalt know the truth of the Religion that thou dost profess, by the administration of angels, and wisdom from on high shalt rest upon thee. The Lord himself shall be upon thy right hand to uphold thee. And if thou desirest thou shalt go forth to proclaim the fullness of my gospel, with all the qualifications necessary to accomplish a good work. and if thou art faithful, thou shalt come down to thy grave in peace, having over come all things, even so, Amen.
Also Brother was blessed in the following manner. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray that blessings may rest upon thee because thou wentest to Zion to lay down thy life for thy brethren, Thou art young but shalt, if faithful be called to the ministry in maturer age, and proclaim the gospel to many people, and live to the coming of the son of man. Waters shall not drown thee, fire shall not burn thee, Enemies shall not prevail against thee if faithful & if not thy end shall be in darkness & bitterness for ever. [p. 101]
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