Letterbook 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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and <power-of-the> Spirit of God so that I know that those odd actions  and strange noises is not caused by the Spirit of the  Lord as is represented by brothe[r] King therefore in the  name of the Lord Jesus Christ by the Spirit of the  Living God according to the authority of the holy  Priesthood commited to me I command Brother  Thomas King (as though I were present) to cease from  your diabolical acts of in thusiasm and also from  acting as an Elder in this Church of Christ untill  you come and give full testamony to the high  Priests in that thou art worthy of  that holy Calling because those are the things  of God and are to be used in the fear of—  God, and I not <now not> only now command you but  exhort you in behalf of your souls salvation  to submit and let be upheld by  the prayer of faith of every brother & sister  and if there be this union of spirit & prayer  of faith, evry false Spirit shall be bound  and cast out from among you my beloved  Children in the bonds of the Gospel and the  bowels of mercy which is the everlasting love  of God I do beseach you to live faithful  and in obedience to the commandments  of God, and in the name of the Lord Jesus  I say the blessings of God shall attend you
High Priest

Letter to Noah C. Saxton • 12 February 1833

To
Dear sir
I was somewhat disappointed on receiv ing my paper with only a part of my  letter inserted in that it. The letter which I  wrote you for publication I wrote by the [p. 27]
and power-of-the Spirit of God so that I know that those odd actions and strange noises is not caused by the Spirit of the Lord as is represented by brother King therefore in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ by the Spirit of the Living God according to the authority of the holy Priesthood commited to me I command Brother Thomas King (as though I were present) to cease from your diabolical acts of in thusiasm and also from acting as an Elder in this Church of Christ untill you come and give full testamony to the high Priests in that thou art worthy of that holy Calling because those are the things of God and are to be used in the fear of— God, and I now not only command you but exhort you in behalf of your souls salvation to submit and let be upheld by the prayer of faith of every brother & sister and if there be this union of spirit & prayer of faith, evry false Spirit shall be bound and cast out from among you my beloved Children in the bonds of the Gospel and the bowels of mercy which is the everlasting love of God I do beseach you to live faithful and in obedience to the commandments of God, and in the name of the Lord Jesus I say the blessings of God shall attend you
High Priest

Letter to Noah C. Saxton • 12 February 1833

To
Dear sir
I was somewhat disappointed on receiving my paper with only a part of my letter inserted in it. The letter which I wrote you for publication I wrote by the [p. 27]
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