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Blessing for Lorenzo Barnes, 3 January 1836

under Thy feet Prison walls shall not hold Thee watters shall not stay Thee The sea & The wind shall obey Thy command Thou shalt lay Thine hands on The sick & They shall recover

JS’s revelations instructed elders to lay their hands on those who were ill and offer a blessing of healing. Beginning in the mid-1830s, blessings usually included a preliminary anointing with oil. As in the New Testament, having faith was a necessary component...

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Thou shalt hav power To open The eyes of The blind & unstop The ears of The deaf Thou shalt cause The lame To leap as an heart & The Tongue of The dumb To sing yea Thou shalt bring Thy Thousands & Thy & Thy Tens of Thousands from The Nations To Zion

A specific location in Missouri; also a literal or figurative gathering of believers in Jesus Christ, characterized by adherence to ideals of harmony, equality, and purity. In JS’s earliest revelations “the cause of Zion” was used to broadly describe the ...

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with rejoicing & sit down with Them & with Abraham Isaac & Jacob in The Kingdom of God
Therefore be faithful & Thy God shall lift Thee up & Thou shalt be exalted & he shall say of thee This is my servant in my sight he is highley exalted Therefore we say unto Thee our brother [p. 50]
under Thy feet Prison walls shall not  hold Thee watters shall not stay Thee  The sea & The wind shall obey Thy  command Thou shalt lay Thine  hands on The sick & They shall  recover

JS’s revelations instructed elders to lay their hands on those who were ill and offer a blessing of healing. Beginning in the mid-1830s, blessings usually included a preliminary anointing with oil. As in the New Testament, having faith was a necessary component...

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Thou shalt hav power To  open The eyes of The blind & unstop  The ears of The deaf Thou shalt  cause The lame To leap as an heart  & The Tongue of The dumb To sing  yea Thou shalt bring Thy Thou sands & Thy & Thy Tens of Thousands  from The Nations To Zion

A specific location in Missouri; also a literal or figurative gathering of believers in Jesus Christ, characterized by adherence to ideals of harmony, equality, and purity. In JS’s earliest revelations “the cause of Zion” was used to broadly describe the ...

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with  rejoicing & sit down with Them  in <&> with Abraham Isaac & Jacob  in The Kingdom of God
Therefore be faithful & Thy  God shall lift The[e] up &  Thou shalt be exalted & he  shall say of <thee> This is my ser vant <in my sight> he is highley exalted  in my sight Therefore  we say unto Thee our brother [p. 50]
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Blessing, JS, Sidney Rigdon

19 Feb. 1793–14 July 1876. Tanner, farmer, minister. Born at St. Clair, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania. Son of William Rigdon and Nancy Gallaher. Joined United Baptists, ca. 1818. Preached at Warren, Trumbull Co., Ohio, and vicinity, 1819–1821. Married Phebe...

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, and Hyrum Smith

9 Feb. 1800–27 June 1844. Farmer, cooper. Born at Tunbridge, Orange Co., Vermont. Son of Joseph Smith Sr. and Lucy Mack. Moved to Randolph, Orange Co., 1802; to Tunbridge, before May 1803; to Royalton, Windsor Co., Vermont, 1804; to Sharon, Windsor Co., by...

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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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