Blessing to Heber C. Kimball, 14 February 1835

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction

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, blessing was in substance as follows. That he shall be made like unto those who have <​been​> blessed before him and be favored with the same blessing. That he might receive visions, the ministration of and hear their voices & even come into the presence of God. That many millions may be converted by his instrumentality that angels may waft him from place to place and that he may stand unto the coming of our Lord and receive a crown over the kingdom of our Lord, that he be made acquainted with the day when Christ shall come, that he shall be made perfect [p. 150] 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. [p. 151]


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    Kimball said he was surprised at his selection, “as heretofore I had known nothing about it.” (Kimball, “Journal and Record,” 22.)  

    Kimball, Heber C. “The Journal and Record of Heber Chase Kimball an Apostle of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints,” ca. 1842–1858. Heber C. Kimball, Papers, 1837–1866. CHL. MS 627, box 1.

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    See Revelation, 7 Aug. 1831 [D&C 59:1–2].  

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    See Book of Mormon, 1830 ed., 514 [4 Nephi 1:5]; and Revelation, 7 Dec. 1830 [D&C 35:9].