History, circa 1841, draft [Draft 3]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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let him thrust in his sickle with his might  and reap while the day lasts that he may  treasure up for his soul everlasting salvation  in the kingdom of God Yea whosoever will  thrust in his sickle and reap the same is  called of God therefore if you will ask of  me you shall recieve if you knock it shall  be opened unto you.
3 Now as you have  asked behold I say unto you keep my com mandments and seek to bring forth and  establish the cause of Zion.
4 Behold  I speak unto you and also all those who  have desires to bring forth and establish  this work and no one can assist in this  work except he shall be humble and full  of love having faith hope and charity  being temperate in all things whatsoever shall  be intrusted to his care—
5 Behold  I am the <light> life and the light <life> of the world that  speaketh these words therefore give heed with your  might and then you are called Amen.
Shortly after com
In the beginning of June a of of Seneca Co. N.Y. with whom  I had formed an acquaintance some shortly  after commencing the translation came to the  place where we were <living> residing with a carriage  to take us to his ’s residence there to rem ain until we should finish the work. He  proposed to <gratuitously> give us our board and the assistance  of one of his brothers to write for me as well  as his own when convenient free of c a
Having much need of such kindly <timely> aid and  being informed by that the people of the neigh bourhood were anxious to inquire into these  things we accepted the invitation and acc ompanied him home where we remained [p. 40]
let him thrust in his sickle with his might and reap while the day lasts that he may treasure up for his soul everlasting salvation in the kingdom of God Yea whosoever will thrust in his sickle and reap the same is called of God therefore if you will ask of me you shall recieve if you knock it shall be opened unto you.
3 Now as you have asked behold I say unto you keep my commandments and seek to bring forth and establish the cause of Zion.
4 Behold I speak unto you and also all those who have desires to bring forth and establish this work and no one can assist in this work except he shall be humble and full of love having faith hope and charity being temperate in all things whatsoever shall be intrusted to his care—
5 Behold I am the light and the life of the world that speaketh these words therefore give heed with your might and then you are called Amen.
In the beginning of June a of of Seneca Co. N.Y. with whom I had formed an acquaintance shortly after commencing the translation came to the place where we were living with a carriage to take us to his ’s residence there to remain until we should finish the work. He proposed to gratuitously give us our board and the assistance of one of his brothers to write as well as his own when convenient
Having need of such timely aid and being informed that the people of the neighbourhood were anxious to inquire into these things we accepted the invitation and accompanied him home where we remained [p. 40]
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