Minutes, 18 March 1833

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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thus, and again verely I say unto thy <my> brethren   and their sins are forgiven  them also and they are accounted equal in  holding the of this <last> Kingdom. and again  I give unto you a that you  continue in this ministry and  and when you have finished the translating  of the prophets you shall from thenceforth  preside over the affairs of the and  the from time to time as shall be  manifest by the comfo[r]ter receive revelation  to unfold the mysteries of the Kingdom and  set in order the church. Accordingly Bro  Joseph proceded to and them  by the to be equal  with him in holding the Keys of the Kingdom  and also to the . After which several exertations  were given to faithfulness and obedience  to the commandments of God and much  useful instruction given for the benefit  of the saints with a promise that the pure  in heart that were present should see a  heavenly vision, and after remaining for  a short time in secret prayer the promise  was verified to many present having the  eyes of their understanding<s> opened so as  to behold many things afte[r] which the   by Bro  Joseph after which many of the brethren  saw a heavenly vision of the saviour  and concourses of angels and many othe[r]  thing[s] of which each one has a reccord  of what they saw &c——
< Ck PT. [pro tempore]> [p. 17]
thus, and again verely I say unto my brethren and their sins are forgiven them also and they are accounted equal in holding the of this last Kingdom. and again I give unto you a that you continue in this ministry and and when you have finished the translating of the prophets you shall from thenceforth preside over the affairs of the and the from time to time as shall be manifest by the comforter receive revelation to unfold the mysteries of the Kingdom and set in order the church. Accordingly Bro Joseph proceded to and them by the to be equal with him in holding the Keys of the Kingdom and also to the . After which several exertations were given to faithfulness and obedience to the commandments of God and much useful instruction given for the benefit of the saints with a promise that the pure in heart that were present should see a heavenly vision, and after remaining for a short time in secret prayer the promise was verified to many present having the eyes of their understandings opened so as to behold many things after which the by Bro Joseph after which many of the brethren saw a heavenly vision of the saviour and concourses of angels and many other things of which each one has a reccord of what they saw &c——
Ck PT. [pro tempore] [p. 17]
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