JS and others, Blessing, to , , Geauga Co., OH, 28 Feb. 1835. Featured version copied [not before 25 Feb. 1836] in Minute Book 1, p. 168; handwriting of ; CHL. For more complete source information, see the source note for Minute Book 1.
The Lord has raised you up, called & chosen you, and your heart shall be set upon your ministry, you shall stand in it and have power to preach, baptize & heal the sick. From this hour, you must think not of clothing, bread or even life, but your mind mind must be diligent although you have many years to live. You shall be the son of the waters and preach in ships & on ships, and whole crews shall be converted and follow you to Zion. You were chosen from childhood to bring to pass much righteousness You shall hear the voice of the Lord, and answer here am I. and the Lord will reveal unto you great things. even so Amen [p. 168]