Discourse, 7 April 1844, as Reported by Wilford Woodruff

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Barasheet in the beginning, Analize the word in and through the head, an old Jew added the word Bath, it red the head one of the gods, broat forth the gods, I will transpose it in the english language. I want you to know & learn that the Holy Ghost knows somthing. The grand Council sat at the head and contemplated the creation of the world, some will say, the scriptures say so & so, but I will show you a text out of an old book containing the four languages, the german is here, what does this text say, yoakabeam, the son of Zebadee, the bible says James the son of Zebedee, but this says Jacob son of Zebadee 21 ch 4th ver Mathew The Dr says (I mean Dr of Law not of physic) If you say any thing not according to the Bible we will cry treason, But if ye are not led by revelation how can ye escape the damnation of Hell, here we have the testimony of four I have the oldest Book, in the world & the Holy Ghost I thank God for the old Book but more for the Holy Ghost. The Gods came to gether & concocked the plan of making the world & the inhabitants, having an knowledge of God we know how to Approach him & ask & he will answer An other thing the Learned Dr says the Lord made the world out of nothing, you tell them that God made the world out of somthing, & they think you are a fool. But I am learned & know more than the whole world, the Holy Ghost does any how, & I will associate myself with it. Beaureau, to organize the world out of Chaotic matter, element they are principles that cannot be disolved they may be reorganized. Another subject which is Calculated to exhalt man I wish to speak of, The resurrection of the dead [p. [136]]
Barasheet in the beginning, Analize the word in and through the head, an old Jew added the word Bath, it red the head one of the gods, broat forth the gods, I will transpose it in the english language. I want you to know & learn that the Holy Ghost knows somthing. The grand Council sat at the head and contemplated the creation of the world, some will say, the scriptures say so & so, but I will show you a text out of an old book containing the four languages, the german is here, what does this text say, yoakabeam, the son of Zebadee, the bible says James the son of Zebedee, but this says Jacob son of Zebadee 21 ch 4th ver Mathew The Dr says (I mean Dr of Law not of physic) If you say any thing not according to the Bible we will cry treason, But if ye are not led by revelation how can ye escape the damnation of Hell, here we have the testimony of four I have the oldest Book, in the world & the Holy Ghost I thank God for the old Book but more for the Holy Ghost. The Gods came to gether & concocked the plan of making the world & the inhabitants, having an knowledge of God we know how to Approach him & ask & he will answer An other thing the Learned Dr says the Lord made the world out of nothing, you tell them that God made the world out of somthing, & they think you are a fool. But I am learned & know more than the whole world, the Holy Ghost does any how, & I will associate myself with it. Beaureau, to organize the world out of Chaotic matter, element they are principles that cannot be disolved they may be reorganized. Another subject which is Calculated to exhalt man I wish to speak of, The resurrection of the dead [p. [136]]
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