Blessing of the sick
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To apply ceremonial oil to the head or body, often in conjunction with priesthood ordinances and the blessing of the sick. The practice of blessing the sick included anointing with oil and laying hands on the sick person. Ritual washings and anointings were...View Glossary
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- Blessing to Lorenzo Barnes, 3 January 1836
- Journal, 1835–1836
- Journal, 1839
- Minutes, 8 September 1834
- Revelation Book 1