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Blessing for Lorenzo Barnes, 3 January 1836

The Gosple unto people & Nations a far off Be faithful & Thou shalt be endowed

Bestowal of spiritual blessings, power, or knowledge. Beginning in 1831, multiple revelations promised an endowment of “power from on high” in association with the command to gather. Some believed this promise was fulfilled when individuals were first ordained...

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with power from on high for The spirit of The highest shall rest upon Thee & Thou shalt go forth from Land To Land from Nation To Nation & from Kingdom To Kingdom Thou shalt Stand before Kings & Princes The rich & The great & They shall be estonished at Thy wisdom & Tremble at Thy words for The Lord Thy God will unloos Thy Tongue hitherto Thou hast been week but Thou shalt be made strong Thou shalt be mighty in speaking Thy voice shall bee like The voice of an Angel of God Thy faith shall be mighty in The Earth Thou shalt lift up Thy voice & The hills shall tremble before Thee & The Earth shall quake [p. 49]
The Gosple unto people & Nations  a far off Be faithful & Thou shalt  be endowed

Bestowal of spiritual blessings, power, or knowledge. Beginning in 1831, multiple revelations promised an endowment of “power from on high” in association with the command to gather. Some believed this promise was fulfilled when individuals were first ordained...

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with power from on high  for The spirit of The highest  shall rest upon Thee & Thou shalt  go forth from Land To Land from  Nation To Nation & from King dom To Kingdom Thou shalt  Stand before Kings & rulers <Princes>  The rich & The great & They sha ll be estonished at Thy wisdom  & Tremble at at Thy words for The Lord  Thy God will unloos Thy Tongue  hitherto Thou hast been week  but Thou shalt be made strong  Thou shalt be mighty in speaking  Thy voice shall bee like The voice  of an Angel of God Thy faith  shall be mighty in The Earth  Thou shalt lift up Thy voice  & The hills shall tremble  before The[e] & The Earth shall quake [p. 49]
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, to Lorenzo Barnes, Kirtland

Located ten miles south of Lake Erie. Settled by 1811. Organized by 1818. Population in 1830 about 55 Latter-day Saints and 1,000 others; in 1838 about 2,000 Saints and 1,200 others; in 1839 about 100 Saints and 1,500 others. Mormon missionaries visited township...

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, OH, 2 Jan. 1836; in Lorenzo Dow Barnes, Reminiscences and Diaries, pp. 47-52; handwriting probably that of Lorenzo Barnes; CHL.

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