be opened unto him, as unto men in days
of old. He <February
shall be mighty in the hands of God, and shall convince thousands that God
has sent him, and his days may be prolonged until the coming of the Son of
man. He shall be wafted as on Eagles wings, from country to country,
and from people to people, and be able to do wonders in the midst of
this generation. Even So amen.
<’s Blessing. 8>
’s Blessing. Thou hast prevailed
and thou shalt prevail, and thou shalt declare the gospel unto many
nations. Thou shalt be made mighty before God, and al though thou
shalt be cast out from the face of men, yet thou shalt have power to
prevail, thou shalt lead the Elect triumphantly to the place of refuge.
Thou shalt be like thy brethren who have been blessed before thee. Thou
shalt stand in that day of calamity when the wicked shall be
consumed. and present unto the Father, spotless, the fruits of thy labor.
Thou shalt overcome all the evils that are in the world. Thou shalt have
wisdom to put to silence all the wisdom of the wise, and thou shalt
see the face of thy redeemer in the flesh. These blessings are
pronounced and sealed upon thee, even so. Amen.
<’s Blessing. 9.>
’s Blessing. That he may be purified
in heart, that he may have communion with God. That he may be equal
with his brethren in holding the keys of this ministry. That he may be
kept and be instrumental in leading Israel forth; that he may be delivered
from the hands of those who seek to destroy him; that he may be
enabled to bear testimony to the nations, that Jesus lives. That he may
stand in the midst of pestilence and destruction. He shall be mighty in
the hands of God in bringing about the restoration of Israel. The nations
shall rejoice at the greatness of the gifts which God has bestowed
upon him; That his tongue shall be loosed. That he shall have power to
<do> great things in the name of Jesus. He
shall be preserved and remain on the earth. until Christ shall come to
take vengeance on the wicked.
February 21st. 1835.
Persuant to adjournment A Meet ing of the church was held, and after prayer
, and a short address, by president
, to the congregation Elder
was called to the stand,
and ordained one of the twelve by president
’s Blessing, by
. O Lord, smile from heaven upon this thy servant, forgive
his sins, sanctify his heart, and prepare him to receive the blessing.
Increase his love for thee and <for> thy
cause. Increase his inteligence, communicate to him all that wisdom, that
prudence, and that understanding