180 years ago today - Oct 11, 1835

Sunday, 11th Visited my Father /again/ who was verry sick./ In secret prayer in the morning the Lord said, "My servant thy Father shall live." ...

At Evening Bro[ther] David Whitmer came in. We called on the Lord in mighty prayer in the name of Jesus Christ, laid our hands on him [Joseph Smith, Sr.], and rebuked the diseas[e]. God heard and answered our prayers to the great Joy and satisfaction of our souls. Our aged Father arose and dressed himself, shouted, and praised the Lord. ...

[Source: Faulring, Scott (ed.), An American Prophet's Record: The Diaries and Journals of Joseph Smith: Joseph Smith Diary, 1835-36, http://amzn.to/jsdiaries]

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