Revelation Book 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Articles of the Church of Christ, June 1829

Christ to bless & Sanctify this bread to the Souls of all those  who partake of it that they may eat in Rememberance of the  Body of thy son & witness unto thee O God the Eternal Father  that they are willing to take upon them the name of thy Son  & always Remember him & keep his commandments which he  hath given them that they may always have his spirit to be  with them amen then shall ye take the Cup & say O God  the eternal Father we ask thee in the name of thy son Jesus  Christ to bless & Sanctify this wine to all the Souls of all  those who drink of it that they may do it in the remember ance of the Blood of thy Son which was shed for them that they  may witness unto the[e] O God the Eternal Father that they do always  remember him that they may have his spirit to be with them  amen & now Behold I give unto you a commandment that ye  shall not Suffer any one knowingly to partake of my flesh  & blood unworthily when ye shall minister it for whoso eateth  & drinketh my flesh & blood unworthily eateth & drinketh damnat ion to his soul therefore if you know that a man is unworthy  to eat & drink of my flesh & blood ye shall forbid him Never theless ye shall not cast him out from among you but ye shall  minister unto him & ye shall pray for him unto the Father in  my name & if so be that he repenteth & is baptized in my name  ye shall receive him & shall minister unto him of my flesh  & blood but if he repenteth not he shall not be numbered among  my People that he may not destroy my People for Behold I  know my sheep & they are numbered Nevertheless ye shall not  cast him out of your Synegogues or your Places of worship for  unto such ye shall continue to minister for ye know not but  what they will return & repent & come unto me with full purpose  of heart & I shall hear heal them & ye shall be the means of bringing  salvation unto them therefore keep these sayings which I have  commanded you that ye come not under condemnation for wo  unto him whom the father Condemneth & the Church shall  meet to gether oft for Prayer & suplication casting out none  from your places of worship but rather invite them to  come & each member shall speak & tell the Church of their [p. 23]

Articles of the Church of Christ, June 1829

Christ to bless & Sanctify this bread to the Souls of all those who partake of it that they may eat in Rememberance of the Body of thy son & witness unto thee O God the Eternal Father that they are willing to take upon them the name of thy Son & always Remember him & keep his commandments which he hath given them that they may always have his spirit to be with them amen then shall ye take the Cup & say O God the eternal Father we ask thee in the name of thy son Jesus Christ to bless & Sanctify this wine to all the Souls of all those who drink of it that they may do it in the rememberance of the Blood of thy Son which was shed for them that they may witness unto thee O God the Eternal Father that they do always remember him that they may have his spirit to be with them amen & now Behold I give unto you a commandment that ye shall not Suffer any one knowingly to partake of my flesh & blood unworthily when ye shall minister it for whoso eateth & drinketh my flesh & blood unworthily eateth & drinketh damnation to his soul therefore if you know that a man is unworthy to eat & drink of my flesh & blood ye shall forbid him Nevertheless ye shall not cast him out from among you but ye shall minister unto him & ye shall pray for him unto the Father in my name & if so be that he repenteth & is baptized in my name ye shall receive him & shall minister unto him of my flesh & blood but if he repenteth not he shall not be numbered among my People that he may not destroy my People for Behold I know my sheep & they are numbered Nevertheless ye shall not cast him out of your Synegogues or your Places of worship for unto such ye shall continue to minister for ye know not but what they will return & repent & come unto me with full purpose of heart & I shall heal them & ye shall be the means of bringing salvation unto them therefore keep these sayings which I have commanded you that ye come not under condemnation for wo unto him whom the father Condemneth & the Church shall meet to gether oft for Prayer & suplication casting out none from your places of worship but rather invite them to come & each member shall speak & tell the Church of their [p. 23]
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