History, circa 1841, fair copy

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according to that which is just Build upon my rock which is my gospel; deny not the spirit of revelation nor the spirit of prophecy for wo unto him that shall deny these things. Therefore treasure up in your heart until the time which is in my wisdom that you shall go forth Behold I speak unto all who shall go forth have good desires and thrust in their sickle to reap Behold I am Jesus Christ the son of God. I am the life and the light of the world I am the same who came unto my own and my own recieved me not But verily verily I say unto you that as many as recieveth me. to them will I give power to become the sons of God even to them that believe on my name Amen
About this time came an old gentleman of whom I wish to make honorable mention Viz Mr of , Broom[e], Co, P,a, who having heard of the manner in which we were occupying our time very kindly brought us a quanty of provision that we might continue translating without interruption from the want of the necessaries of life Being very anxious to know his duty relative to this work I enquired of the Lord and obtained for him the following Revelation
1 A great and marvellous work is about to come forth among the children of men Behold, I and [am] God and give heed unto my word which is quick and powerful like sharper than a two edged sword to the dividing asunder of both joints and marrow Therefor give heed unto my word
2 Behold the field is white already to harvest Therefore whoso desirith to reap [p. 39]
according to that which is just Build upon my rock which is my gospel; deny not the spirit of revelation nor the spirit of prophecy for wo unto him that shall deny these things. Therefore treasure up in your heart until the time which is in my wisdom that you shall go forth Behold I speak unto all who shall have good desires and thrust in their sickle to reap Behold I am Jesus Christ the son of God. I am the life and the light of the world I am the same who came unto my own and my own recieved me not But verily verily I say unto you that as many as recieveth me. to them will I give power to become the sons of God even to them that believe on my name Amen
About this time came an old gentleman of whom I wish to make honorable mention Viz Mr of , Broome, Co, P,a, who having heard of the manner in which we were occupying our time very kindly brought us a quanty of provision that we might continue translating without interruption from the want of the necessaries of life Being very anxious to know his duty relative to this work I enquired of the Lord and obtained for him the following Revelation
1 A great and marvellous work is about to come forth among the children of men Behold, I and [am] God and give heed unto my word which is quick and powerful sharper than a two edged sword to the dividing asunder of both joints and marrow Therefor give heed unto my word
2 Behold the field is white already to harvest Therefore whoso desirith to reap [p. 39]
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