History, 1838–1856, volume A-1 [23 December 1805–30 August 1834]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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and the nations of the earth shall bow to it; if not of them selves, they shall come down, for that which is now exalted of it self, shall laid low of power: Wherefore I give unto you a , that go ye go among this people and unto them, like unto mine  apostle of old, whose name was Peter; Believe on the name of the  Lord Jesus, who was on the earth, and is to come, the beginning and  the end; repent and be in the name of Jesus Christ, accor ding to the holy commandment, for the remission of sins; and who so doeth this, shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost, by the of the of the .
3. And again, verily I say unto you, anyone that that whoso forbiddeth to  marriage marry is not of God, for God marriage is ordained  of God unto man: wherefore it is lawful that he should have  one wife, and they twain shall be one flesh, and all this that  the earth might answer the end of its creation; and that it  might be filled with the measure of man, according to his cre ation before the world was made. And whoso forbiddeth to  abstain from meats, that man should not eat the same, is not or dained of God; for behold the beasts of the field, and and the fowls  of the air, and that which of the earth, is ordained for the use  of man, for food, and for raiment, and that he might have in  abundance, but it is not given that one man should possess  that which is above another; wherefore the world lieth in Sin;  and wo be unto man that sheddeth blood, or that wasteth  flesh and hath no need.
4. And again, verily I say unto you, that the Son of man cometh  not in the form of a woman, neither of a man traveling on  the earth: wherefore be not deceived, but continue in stead fastness, looking forth for the heavens to be shaken; and the  earth to tremble, and reel to and fro as a drunken man; and  for the valley’s to be exalted; and for the mountains to be made  low; and for the rough places to become smooth; and all this  when the angel shall sound his trumpet.
5. But before the great day of the Lord shall come, Jacob  shall flourish in the wilderness; and the shall blos som as the rose; shall flourish upon the hills, and  rejoice upon the mountains, and shall be assembled to gether unto the place which I have appointed. Behold  I say unto you, go forth as I have commanded <you>; repent of [p. 113]
and the nations of the earth shall bow to it; if not of themselves, they shall come down, for that which is now exalted of itself, shall laid low of power: Wherefore I give unto you a , that ye go among this people and unto them, like unto mine apostle of old, whose name was Peter; Believe on the name of the Lord Jesus, who was on the earth, and is to come, the beginning and the end; repent and be in the name of Jesus Christ, according to the holy commandment, for the remission of sins; and whoso doeth this, shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost, by the of the of the .
3. And again, verily I say unto you, that whoso forbiddeth to marry is not of God, for marriage is ordained of God unto man: wherefore it is lawful that he should have one wife, and they twain shall be one flesh, and all this that the earth might answer the end of its creation; and that it might be filled with the measure of man, according to his creation before the world was made. And whoso forbiddeth to abstain from meats, that man should not eat the same, is not ordained of God; for behold the beasts of the field, and and the fowls of the air, and that which of the earth, is ordained for the use of man, for food, and for raiment, and that he might have in abundance, but it is not given that one man should possess that which is above another; wherefore the world lieth in Sin; and wo be unto man that sheddeth blood, or that wasteth flesh and hath no need.
4. And again, verily I say unto you, that the Son of man cometh not in the form of a woman, neither of a man traveling on the earth: wherefore be not deceived, but continue in steadfastness, looking forth for the heavens to be shaken; and the earth to tremble, and reel to and fro as a drunken man; and for the valley’s to be exalted; and for the mountains to be made low; and for the rough places to become smooth; and all this when the angel shall sound his trumpet.
5. But before the great day of the Lord shall come, Jacob shall flourish in the wilderness; and the shall blossom as the rose; shall flourish upon the hills, and rejoice upon the mountains, and shall be assembled together unto the place which I have appointed. Behold I say unto you, go forth as I have commanded you; repent of [p. 113]
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