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 comma ndments and you shall attend to the minis try 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 aff lictions 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 exc ept 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 vo ice 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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