History, circa 1841, fair copy

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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name’s glory— For thus saith the Lord God, him have I inspired to move the cause of Zion in mighty power for good and his diligence I know and his prayers I have heard yea his weeping for Zion I have seen and I will cause that he shall mourn for her no longer for his days of rejoicing are come unto the remission of his sins and the manifestations of my blessings upon his works
3 For behold I bless all those who labor in my vineyard with a mighty blessing and they shall believe on his words which are given him through me by the Comfoter which manifesteth that Jesus was crucified by sinful men for the sins of the world yea for the remission of sins unto the contrite heart Wherefore it behooveth me that he should be ordained by you () mine apostle this being an ordinance unto you that you are an elder under his hand he being the first unto you that you might be an elder unto the Church of Christ bearing my name and the first preacher of this church unto the church and before the world yea before the Gentiles: yea and thus saith the Lord God lo lo to the Jews also Amen
Accordingly we proceeded to ordain several of the bretheren— to different offices of the priesthood as the spirit revealed to us. We here obtained a witness of the blessings and power of the Holy Ghost bestowed upon us through the grace of God and several persons became convinced of the truth and were afterwards baptized, among whom were my and and we obtained the consolation that we were members of the Church of Jesus Christ organized in accordance with the commandments of God and acknowledged by him [to] be the same as that instituted [p. 67]
name’s glory— For thus saith the Lord God, him have I inspired to move the cause of Zion in mighty power for good and his diligence I know and his prayers I have heard yea his weeping for Zion I have seen and I will cause that he shall mourn for her no longer for his days of rejoicing are come unto the remission of his sins and the manifestations of my blessings upon his works
3 For behold I bless all those who labor in my vineyard with a mighty blessing and they shall believe on his words which are given him through me by the Comfoter which manifesteth that Jesus was crucified by sinful men for the sins of the world yea for the remission of sins unto the contrite heart Wherefore it behooveth me that he should be ordained by you () mine apostle this being an ordinance unto you that you are an elder under his hand he being the first unto you that you might be an elder unto the Church of Christ bearing my name and the first preacher of this church unto the church and before the world yea before the Gentiles: yea and thus saith the Lord God lo lo to the Jews also Amen
Accordingly we proceeded to ordain several of the bretheren— to different offices of the priesthood as the spirit revealed to us. We here obtained a witness of the blessings and power of the Holy Ghost bestowed upon us through the grace of God and several persons became convinced of the truth and were afterwards baptized, among whom were my and and we obtained the consolation that we were members of the Church of Jesus Christ organized in accordance with the commandments of God and acknowledged by him [to] be the same as that instituted [p. 67]
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