History, circa 1841, draft [Draft 3]

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that this was the case; and by his assistance succeeded in  convincing the others remainder of the family. and confessed his error We drew a lesson from this  calculated do us much good to teach us the necessity of  humility and prayer that he would teach us his ways  and that we should not decide in rashness <rashly> or <in> haste
Early in August and visited me  in P,a. and as neither his nor nor mine  had beed confirmed it was proposed that before our  visit be <come to> should be closee we should attend to that  ordinance as as well as that of administring the  sacrament Accordingly I started to neighboring neighbours  place <house> to obtain wine but had gone but a short  distance when I met a was met by a Heavenly Messenger  who gave me the following Revelation
Revelation
1 Listen to the voice of Jesus Christ your  Lord and your God and your Redeemer whose  word is quick and powerful For behold I say unto you  that it mattereth not what ye shall eat or what ye shall  eat drink when ye partake of the sacrament if it so be  the that ye do it with an eye single to my glory remembering  unto the Father my body which was laid dow[n] for  you and my blood which was shed for the remissio  of your sins wherefore a commandment I give unto  you. that you shall not purchase wine neither strong  drink of your enemies; wherefore you shall partake of none  except it be made new among you, Yea in this my fathers  kingdom which shall be built up an on the earth
2 Behold this is wisdom in me: wherefore marvil not  for the hour cometh that I will drink of the fruit of  the vine with you on the earth and with Maroni  whom I have sent unto you to reveal the Book of Mormon [p. 87]
that this was the case; and by his assistance succeeded in convincing the remainder of the family. and confessed his error We drew a lesson from this calculated to teach us the necessity of humility and prayer that he would teach us his ways and that we should not decide rashly or in haste
Early in August and visited me in P,a. and as neither his nor mine had beed confirmed it was proposed that before our visit come to closee we should attend to that ordinance as as well as that of administring the sacrament Accordingly I started to neighbours house to obtain wine but had gone but a short distance when I was met by a Heavenly Messenger who gave me the following Revelation
1 Listen to the voice of Jesus Christ your Lord and your God and your Redeemer whose word is quick and powerful For behold I say unto you that it mattereth not what ye shall eat or what ye shall drink when ye partake of the sacrament if it so be that ye do it with an eye single to my glory remembering unto the Father my body which was laid down for you and my blood which was shed for the remissio of your sins wherefore a commandment I give unto you. that you shall not purchase wine neither strong drink of your enemies; wherefore you shall partake of none except it be made new among you, Yea in this my fathers kingdom which shall be built up on the earth
2 Behold this is wisdom in me: wherefore marvil not for the hour cometh that I will drink of the fruit of the vine with you on the earth and with Maroni whom I have sent unto you to reveal the Book of Mormon [p. 87]
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