Journal, December 1842–June 1844; Book 2, 10 March 1843–14 July 1843

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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so plain was the vision I actually saw men, before they had ascend[e]d from the tomb, as though they were getti[n]g up slowly, they tooke each othe[r] by the hand & it was my father & my Son. my mother & my daughter. <​my brother & my sister​> & when the voice calls, suppose I am laid by the side of my fathe[r].— what would be the first Joy of my heart? where is my fathr. my mother. my sister. they are by my side <​I embrace them. & they me.​>
It is my meditati[o]n all the day & more than my meat & drink to know how I shall make the saints of God to comprehe[n]d the visions that roll like <​an​> overflowing surge; to <​before​> my vision <​mind​>. [p. [144]]
so plain was the vision I actually saw men, before they had ascended from the tomb, as though they were getting up slowly, they tooke each other by the hand & it was my father & my Son. my mother & my daughter. my brother & my sister & when the voice calls, suppose I am laid by the side of my father.— what would be the first Joy of my heart? where is my fathr. my mother. my sister. they are by my side I embrace them. & they me.
It is my meditation all the day & more than my meat & drink to know how I shall make the saints of God to comprehend the visions that roll like an overflowing surge; before my mind. [p. [144]]
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