History, circa 1841, draft [Draft 3]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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and shall say calling him or her by name having  been commissioned of Jesus Christ I baptize you  in the name of the Father and of the Son and of  the Holy Ghost. Amen. Then shall he immerse  him or her in the water and come forth again out  of the water.
23 It is expedient that the church meet together  often to partake of bread and wine in remembrance  of the Lord Jesus, and the elder or priest shall adm inister it: and after this manner shall he admin ister it: he shall kneel with the church and call  upon the Father in solemn prayer saying O God  the eternal Father we ask thee in the name of thy  Son Jesus Christ to bless and sanctify this bread  to the souls of all those who partake of it that they  may eat in remembrance of thy son the body of thy  son and witness unto thee O God the eternal Father  that they are willing to take upon them <the name> of thy son and  always remember him and keep his commandments  which he has given them that they may always have  his spirit to be with them. Amen
24 The manner of administering the wine. he  Shall take the cup also and say O God the eter nal Father we ask thee in the name of thy son  Jesus Christ to bless and sanctify this wine to  the souls of all those who drink it of it that they  may do it in remembrance of the blood of thy  Son which was shed for them that they may  witness unto thee O God the eternal Father that  they do always remember him that they may have  his spirit to be with them. Amen
25 Any member of the church of Christ transg ressing or being overtaken in a fault shalt shall be dealt  with as the scriptures direct. [p. 59]
and shall say calling him or her by name having been commissioned of Jesus Christ I baptize you in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Ghost. Amen. Then shall he immerse him or her in the water and come forth again out of the water.
23 It is expedient that the church meet together often to partake of bread and wine in remembrance of the Lord Jesus, and the elder or priest shall administer it: and after this manner shall he administer it: he shall kneel with the church and call upon the Father in solemn prayer saying O God the eternal Father we ask thee in the name of thy Son Jesus Christ to bless and sanctify this bread to the souls of all those who partake of it that they may eat in remembrance of the body of thy son and witness unto thee O God the eternal Father that they are willing to take upon them the name of thy son and always remember him and keep his commandments which he has given them that they may always have his spirit to be with them. Amen
24 The manner of administering the wine. he Shall take the cup also and say O God the eternal Father we ask thee in the name of thy son Jesus Christ to bless and sanctify this wine to the souls of all those who drink of it that they may do it in remembrance of the blood of thy Son which was shed for them that they may witness unto thee O God the eternal Father that they do always remember him that they may have his spirit to be with them. Amen
25 Any member of the church of Christ transgressing or being overtaken in a fault shall be dealt with as the scriptures direct. [p. 59]
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