Minute Book 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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in faith and that the deaf shall hear, the lame shall walk, the blind shall see, and greater things <​than​> these shall he do, that he shall have boldness of speech before the nations and great power &c.
A hymn was then sung Glorious things of the[e] are spoken The congregation was then dismissed by J. Smith Junr.
Sunday, Feb. 15th at 9 o clock A.M. the congregation again assembled & arose, and made some observations upon the nature of the meeting and then prayed unto the Lord for his assistance &c &c.
After which a number of certificates were read and accepted from brethren, that recently returned from Zion. Then, called forwarward , and and proceeded to their ordination & blessing.
blessing. proceeded and called upon the Lord to smile upon him and that, his faith shall be perfect, and that the blessings pronounced shall be realized. He shall be made mighty and be endued. with power from on high, and go forth to the nations of the earth to proclaim the gospel. That he shall escape all the pollutions of the world. The Angels shall uphold him, and that he shall go forth according to the commandment, both to Jew & Gentile and shall go to all nations, kingdoms and tongues and shall All who hear his voice shall acknowledge him to be a servant of God. He shall be equal in holding the keys of the kingdom. He shall stand on the earth and bring souls till Christ comes. We know that he loves thee, and may this thy servant be able to walk through pestilence and not be harmed. The powers of darkness shall have no ascendency over him. He shall have power to smite the earth with pestilence, to divide waters and lead through the Saints. He shall go from land to land and from sea to sea. He shall be like unto one of the three Nephites [p. 151]
in faith and that the deaf shall hear, the lame shall walk, the blind shall see, and greater things than these shall he do, that he shall have boldness of speech before the nations and great power &c.
A hymn was then sung Glorious things of thee are spoken The congregation was then dismissed by J. Smith Junr.
Sunday, Feb. 15th at 9 o clock A.M. the congregation again assembled & arose, and made some observations upon the nature of the meeting and then prayed unto the Lord for his assistance &c &c.
After which a number of certificates were read and accepted from brethren, that recently returned from Zion. Then, called forwarward , and and proceeded to their ordination & blessing.
blessing. proceeded and called upon the Lord to smile upon him and that, his faith shall be perfect, and that the blessings pronounced shall be realized. He shall be made mighty and be endued. with power from on high, and go forth to the nations of the earth to proclaim the gospel. That he shall escape all the pollutions of the world. The Angels shall uphold him, and that he shall go forth according to the commandment, both to Jew & Gentile and shall go to all nations, kingdoms and tongues All who hear his voice shall acknowledge him to be a servant of God. He shall be equal in holding the keys of the kingdom. He shall stand on the earth and bring souls till Christ comes. We know that he loves thee, and may this thy servant be able to walk through pestilence and not be harmed. The powers of darkness shall have no ascendency over him. He shall have power to smite the earth with pestilence, to divide waters and lead through the Saints. He shall go from land to land and from sea to sea. He shall be like unto one of the three Nephites [p. 151]
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