Journal, 1835–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Lord, with holy hands uplifted to the Most High; and that no unclean thing shall be permitted to come into thy house to pollute it.
And when thy people transgress, any of them, they may speedily repent and return unto thee, and find favour in thy sight, and be restored to the blessings which thou hast ordained, to be poured out upon those who shall reverence thee in this thy .
And we ask, holy Father, that thy servants may go forth from this house, armed with thy power, and that thy name may be upon them and thy glory be round about them, and thine angels have charge over them; and from this place they may bear exceeding great and glorious tidings, in truth, unto the ends of the earth, that they may know that this is thy work, and that thou hast put forth thy hand, to fulfil that which thou hast spoken by the mouths of thy prophets concerning the last days.
We ask the[e]; holy Father; to establish the people that shall worship and honorably hold a name and standing in this , to all generations, and for eternity that no weapon formed against them shall prosper; that he who diggeth a pit for them shall fall into the same himself; that no combination of wickedness shall have power to rise up and prevail over thy people, upon whom thy name shall be put in : and if any people shall rise against this people, that thine anger be kindled against them: and if they shall smite this people, thou wilt smite them— thou wilt fight for thy people as thou didst in the day of battle, that they may be delivered from the hands of all their enimies.
We ask thee, holy Father, to confound, and astonish, and bring to shame, and confusion, all those who have [p. 178[b]]
Lord, with holy hands uplifted to the Most High; and that no unclean thing shall be permitted to come into thy house to pollute it.
And when thy people transgress, any of them, they may speedily repent and return unto thee, and find favour in thy sight, and be restored to the blessings which thou hast ordained, to be poured out upon those who shall reverence thee in this thy .
And we ask, holy Father, that thy servants may go forth from this house, armed with thy power, and that thy name may be upon them and thy glory be round about them, and thine angels have charge over them; and from this place they may bear exceeding great and glorious tidings, in truth, unto the ends of the earth, that they may know that this is thy work, and that thou hast put forth thy hand, to fulfil that which thou hast spoken by the mouths of thy prophets concerning the last days.
We ask thee; holy Father; to establish the people that shall worship and honorably hold a name and standing in this , to all generations, and for eternity that no weapon formed against them shall prosper; that he who diggeth a pit for them shall fall into the same himself; that no combination of wickedness shall have power to rise up and prevail over thy people, upon whom thy name shall be put in : and if any people shall rise against this people, that thine anger be kindled against them: and if they shall smite this people, thou wilt smite them— thou wilt fight for thy people as thou didst in the day of battle, that they may be delivered from the hands of all their enimies.
We ask thee, holy Father, to confound, and astonish, and bring to shame, and confusion, all those who have [p. 178[b]]
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