History, circa 1841, fair copy

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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of the earth more than on the things of me your Maker and the ministry whereunto you have been called and you have not given heed unto my spirit and to those who were set over you but have been pursuaded by those whom I have not commanded wherefore you are left to inquire forself at my hand and ponder upon the things which you have received
And you[r] home shall be at your ’s house until I give unto you further commandments and you shall attend to the ministry in the church and before the world and in the regions around about Amen
2 Behold I say unto you that you shall take your journey with your brother for the time has come that it is expedient in me that you shall open your mouth to declare my gospel therefore fear not but give heed unto the words and advice of your brother which he shall give you. And be you afflicted in his afflictions ever lifting up your heart unto me in prayer and faith for his and your deliverance for I have have given unto him power to build up my church among the Lamenites and none have I appointed to be his counsellor over him in the church concerning Church matters except it be his brother Joseph Smith Jr.. Wherefore give heed unto these things and be diligent in keeping my commandments and you shall be blessed unto eternal life Amen
3 Behold I say unto you my servant that thou shalt commence from this time forth to proclaim my gospel as with the voice of a trump. And your labor shall be at your brother and in that region round about yea wherever you can be heard until I command you to go from hence. And your whole labor shall [p. 98]
of the earth more than on the things of me your Maker and the ministry whereunto you have been called and you have not given heed unto my spirit and to those who were set over you but have been pursuaded by those whom I have not commanded wherefore you are left to inquire forself at my hand and ponder upon the things which you have received
And your home shall be at your ’s house until I give unto you further commandments and you shall attend to the ministry in the church and before the world and in the regions around about Amen
2 Behold I say unto you that you shall take your journey with your brother for the time has come that it is expedient in me that you shall open your mouth to declare my gospel therefore fear not but give heed unto the words and advice of your brother which he shall give you. And be you afflicted in his afflictions ever lifting up your heart unto me in prayer and faith for his and your deliverance for I have given unto him power to build up my church among the Lamenites and none have I appointed to be his counsellor over him in the church concerning Church matters except it be his brother Joseph Smith Jr.. Wherefore give heed unto these things and be diligent in keeping my commandments and you shall be blessed unto eternal life Amen
3 Behold I say unto you my servant that thou shalt commence from this time forth to proclaim my gospel as with the voice of a trump. And your labor shall be at your brother and in that region round about yea wherever you can be heard until I command you to go from hence. And your whole labor shall [p. 98]
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