Blessing to Lorenzo Barnes, 3 January 1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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The Eyes of the Lord thy God hav been upon thee & thou hast done that which was most pleasing in his sight for thou hast in thy youth set out in his serves [service] & Thy Prayers & suplications hav been herd & thy Name is writen in Heaven for Angels to gaze upon and thou shalt be a swift messinger to the Nations.
Thou art a desendant of Joseph & of the Tribe of Ep[h]raim & the blessings of Jacob & Joseph are thine even the choise Blessings of Heaven above & the Earth beneath & the fullness there of Because thou hast been faithful and hast not withheld thy Life from layinging it down for thy breathren Thou art a chosen vessel unto the Lord to bare the fullness of [p. [48]]
The Eyes of the Lord thy God hav been upon thee & thou hast done that which was most pleasing in his sight for thou hast in thy youth set out in his serves [service] Thy Prayers & suplications hav been herd & thy Name is writen in Heaven for Angels to gaze upon and thou shalt be a swift messinger to the Nations.
Thou art a desendant of Joseph & of the Tribe of Ephraim & the blessings of Jacob & Joseph are thine even the choise Blessings of Heaven above & the Earth beneath & the fullness there of Because thou hast been faithful and hast not withheld thy Life from layinging it down for thy breathren Thou art a chosen vessel unto the Lord to bare the fullness of [p. [48]]
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