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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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and the continued, which priesthood hold eth the of the ministering of angels and the preparatory  gospel, which gospel is the gospel of repentance and  of and the remission of sins and the law  of carnal , which the Lord, in his  wrath, caused to continue with the house of Aaron  among the children of Israel until John, whom God  raised up, being filled with the holy Ghost from his  Mother’s womb: for he was baptized while he was yet  in his childhood, and was by the angel of  God at the time he was eight days old unto this  power— to overthrow the kingdom of the Jews, and to  make straight the way of the Lord before the face  of his people, to prepare them for the coming of the  Lord, in whose hand is given all power.
5. And again the office of and are neces sary appendages belonging unto the .  And again, the offices of and are neces sary appendages belonging to the , which  priesthood was conferred upon Aaron and his sons.
6. Therefore, as I said concerning the sons of Moses—  for the sons of Moses and also the sons of Aaron shall  offer an acceptable offering and sacrifice in the  , which house shall be built unto the  Lord in this generation upon the consecrated spot, as  I have appointed— and the sons of Moses and of  Aaron shall be filled with the glory of the Lord  upon Mount in the Lord’s house, whose sons  are ye; and also many whom I have called and  sent forth to build up my ; for whoso is  faithful unto the obtaining these two  of which I have spoken, and the magnifying  their calling, are sanctified by the spirit unto the  renewing of their bodies: they become the sons of  Moses and of Aaron and the seed of Abraham,  and the church and kingdom and the elect of  God; and also all they who receive this priesthood  receiveth me, saith the Lord, for he that receiveth  my servants receiveth me, and he that receiveth [p. 231]
and the continued, which priesthood holdeth the of the ministering of angels and the preparatory gospel, which gospel is the gospel of repentance and of and the remission of sins and the law of carnal , which the Lord, in his wrath, caused to continue with the house of Aaron among the children of Israel until John, whom God raised up, being filled with the holy Ghost from his Mother’s womb: for he was baptized while he was yet in his childhood, and was by the angel of God at the time he was eight days old unto this power— to overthrow the kingdom of the Jews, and to make straight the way of the Lord before the face of his people, to prepare them for the coming of the Lord, in whose hand is given all power.
5. And again the office of and are necessary appendages belonging unto the . And again, the offices of and are necessary appendages belonging to the , which priesthood was conferred upon Aaron and his sons.
6. Therefore, as I said concerning the sons of Moses— for the sons of Moses and also the sons of Aaron shall offer an acceptable offering and sacrifice in the , which house shall be built unto the Lord in this generation upon the consecrated spot, as I have appointed— and the sons of Moses and of Aaron shall be filled with the glory of the Lord upon Mount in the Lord’s house, whose sons are ye; and also many whom I have called and sent forth to build up my ; for whoso is faithful unto the obtaining these two of which I have spoken, and the magnifying their calling, are sanctified by the spirit unto the renewing of their bodies: they become the sons of Moses and of Aaron and the seed of Abraham, and the church and kingdom and the elect of God; and also all they who receive this priesthood receiveth me, saith the Lord, for he that receiveth my servants receiveth me, and he that receiveth [p. 231]
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