History, circa 1841, draft [Draft 3]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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that you shall receive and you shall have the  Holy Ghost which manifes[t]eth all things which is  expedient unto the children of men. And if you  have not faith hope and charity you can do  nothing. Contend against no church save it  be the church of the devil. Take upon you the  name of Christ and speak the truth in soberness  and as many as repent and are baptized in my  name which is Jesus Christ and endure to the  end the same shall be saved.
Behold Jesus  Christ is the name which is given of the Father and  there is none other name given whereby men can be  saved. Wherefor all men must take upon them  the nam[e] which is given of the Father for in that  name shall they be called at the last day. Whrefore  if they know not the name by which they are called  they cannot have place in the Kingdom of my Father.
5 And now behold there are others who are ca lled to declare my Gospel both unto Gentile and  unto Jew yea even twelve and the twelve shall  be my disciples and they shall take upon them  my name with full purpose of heart and if th[e]y  desire to take upon them my name with full pur pose of heart they are called to go into all the world  to preach my Gospel unto every creature. And they  are they who are ordained of me to preach my Gos  to baptize in my name according to that which is  written before you wherefore you must perform it  according to the words which are before you written.
And now I speak unto the twelve Behold my  grace is sufficient for you you must walk up rightly before me and sin not. And behold  you are they who are ordained of me to ordain priests  and teachers to declare my gospel according to the  power of the Holy Ghost which is in you and  according to the callings and gifts of God unto  men And I Jesus Christ your Lord and [p. 51]
that you shall receive and you shall have the Holy Ghost which manifesteth all things which is expedient unto the children of men. And if you have not faith hope and charity you can do nothing. Contend against no church save it be the church of the devil. Take upon you the name of Christ and speak the truth in soberness and as many as repent and are baptized in my name which is Jesus Christ and endure to the end the same shall be saved.
Behold Jesus Christ is the name which is given of the Father and there is none other name given whereby men can be saved. Wherefor all men must take upon them the name which is given of the Father for in that name shall they be called at the last day. Whrefore if they know not the name by which they are called they cannot have place in the Kingdom of my Father.
5 And now behold there are others who are called to declare my Gospel both unto Gentile and unto Jew yea even twelve and the twelve shall be my disciples and they shall take upon them my name with full purpose of heart and if they desire to take upon them my name with full purpose of heart they are called to go into all the world to preach my Gospel unto every creature. And they are they who are ordained of me to baptize in my name according to that which is written before you wherefore you must perform it according to the words which are written.
And now I speak unto the twelve Behold my grace is sufficient for you you must walk uprightly before me and sin not. And behold you are they who are ordained of me to ordain priests and teachers to declare my gospel according to the power of the Holy Ghost which is in you and according to the callings and gifts of God unto men And I Jesus Christ your Lord and [p. 51]
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