Discourse, [28 March 1841], as Reported by William P. McIntire

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Laid the foundation of the Earth” Evedencing  that Job was <in> Existing somewhere at that time  he says God is Good & all his acts is for  the benefit of infereir inteligences— God  saw that those inteligences had Not power to  Defend themselves against those that had  a tabernicle therefore the Lord Calls them  together in Counsel & agrees to form them  tabernicles so that he might Gender the  spirit & the tabernicle togather so as to cre ate sympathy for their fellow man— for it  is a Natureal thing with those spirits that  has the most power to bore down on those  of Lesser power so we see the Devil is  without a tabernicle & the Lord has set  bands to all Spirits.— & hence came  the saying Jesus thou son of David  why art thou come to torment us be fore the time, & Jesus Comanded him  to Come out of the Man & the Devil be sought him that he might enter in  a herd of swine Near by (for the Devil  knew they were a Coveitous people & if  he could Kill their Hogs that would  Drive Jesus out of their coasts & he  then <would> have tabernicle enough) & Jesus  permitted him to Enter into the swine [p. [18]]
Laid the foundation of the Earth” Evedencing that Job was in Existing somewhere at that time he says God is Good & all his acts is for the benefit of infereir inteligences— God saw that those inteligences had Not power to Defend themselves against those that had a tabernicle therefore the Lord Calls them together in Counsel & agrees to form them tabernicles so that he might Gender the spirit & the tabernicle togather so as to create sympathy for their fellow man— for it is a Natureal thing with those spirits that has the most power to bore down on those of Lesser power so we see the Devil is without a tabernicle & the Lord has set bands to all Spirits.— & hence came the saying Jesus thou son of David why art thou come to torment us before the time, & Jesus Comanded him to Come out of the Man & the Devil besought him that he might enter in a herd of swine Near by (for the Devil knew they were a Coveitous people & if he could Kill their Hogs that would Drive Jesus out of their coasts & he then would have tabernicle enough) & Jesus permitted him to Enter into the swine [p. [18]]
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