Blessing for James Ivins, 7 January 1840

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Patria[r]chal Blessing of
Dear Brother, I lay my hands upon thy head in the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth. and bless thee with a Patriarchal Blessing: in virtue of the Authority of the Holy Priesthood invested in me; and thou shall be blessed. Thy children also shall be blessed in the earth, and they shall min[i]ster to the children of men with power and Great glory, and thine eyes shall see it, thou shall be blessed with long life, and live to a good old age; and <thou> shall see thy childrens children unto the (second or third) generation for thou hast a blessed family and they shall be blessed in the earth, unto the latest generation and thou shalt hear the voice of the Son of Man saying unto thee, Son they sins are forgiven thee And Angles Shalt minister unto thee, because of the honesty of thy heart, before the Lord; and it shall come to pass, that in after time the holy Preisthood shall be sealed upon thine head; and thou shall be blessed in thy basket and in thy store, and in thy soul, and in thy body, in thy goings out and in thy comings in. and the Lord will bless thee in the Land and thou shall be found at the right hand of God. the Ancient of days shall stretch forth his hand to receive thee and thou shall minister before him, I now bless thee with the blessing the blessing of Abraham & Isaac and of Jacob—— over [p. [1]]
Patriarchal Blessing of
Dear Brother, I lay my hands upon thy head in the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth. and bless thee with a Patriarchal Blessing: in virtue of the Authority of the Holy Priesthood invested in me; and thou shall be blessed. Thy children also shall be blessed in the earth, and they shall minister to the children of men with power and Great glory, and thine eyes shall see it, thou shall be blessed with long life, and live to a good old age; and thou shall see thy childrens children unto the (second or third) generation for thou hast a blessed family and they shall be blessed in the earth, unto the latest generation and thou shalt hear the voice of the Son of Man saying unto thee, Son they sins are forgiven thee And Angles Shalt minister unto thee, because of the honesty of thy heart, before the Lord; and it shall come to pass, that in after time the holy Preisthood shall be sealed upon thine head; and thou shall be blessed in thy basket and in thy store, and in thy soul, and in thy body, in thy goings out and in thy comings in. and the Lord will bless thee in the Land and thou shall be found at the right hand of God. the Ancient of days shall stretch forth his hand to receive thee and thou shall minister before him, I now bless thee with the blessing of Abraham & Isaac and of Jacob—— over [p. [1]]
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