Continuing last week’s discussion, we share a few more scriptures as well as blessings and other contemporaneous statements that demonstrate that it was a common belief back in the time of Joseph that Joseph and the other servants would return to finish their labors. For some reason that belief has been lost, but it was common back then.
3 Nephi 21:8-11
Patriarchal blessing: December 9, 1834
Blessing, September 22, 1835
Joseph Smith’s last dream, TPJS p. 393