Revelation Book 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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also upon Aaron and his seed throug[h]out all the generation  of the Jews which priesthood also continueth and  abideth forever with the priesthood which is after  holiest order of God and this greater priesthood  administereth the gospel and holdeth the key [of the]  mysteries of the kingdom even the key of the  knowledge of God therefore in the ordinences  thereof the power of Godliness is manifest  and without the ordinences thereof and  the authority of the Priesthood the power  of Godliness is not manifest unto man  in the flesh for without this no man  can see the face of God even the father  and live. now this Moses plainly taught  to the children of Israel in the wilderness  and saught dilligently to sanctify his  people that they might behold the  face of God, but they hardened there  hearts and could not endure his presence  therefore the Lord in his wrath (for his  anger was kindled against them) swore  that they should not enter into his rest  which rest is the fulness of his glory while in  the wilderness, therefore he took Moses out of there  and the holy priesthood also, and the lesser,  priesthood continued which priesthood holdeth  the key of the ministring of Angels and the  preparetory gospel which gospel is the gospel  of repentance and of baptism and the remission  of sins and the law of Carnal commandments  which the Lord in his wrath swore caused to con tinue with the house of Aaron, among the children  of Israel until John, whom God raised up being  filled with the holy Ghost from his mothers womb [p. 22]
also upon Aaron and his seed throughout all the generation of the Jews which priesthood also continueth and abideth forever with the priesthood which is after holiest order of God and this greater priesthood administereth the gospel and holdeth the key [of the] mysteries of the kingdom even the key of the knowledge of God therefore in the ordinences thereof the power of Godliness is manifest and without the ordinences thereof and the authority of the Priesthood the power of Godliness is not manifest unto man in the flesh for without this no man can see the face of God even the father and live. now this Moses plainly taught to the children of Israel in the wilderness and saught dilligently to sanctify his people that they might behold the face of God, but they hardened there hearts and could not endure his presence therefore the Lord in his wrath (for his anger was kindled against them) swore that they should not enter into his rest which rest is the fulness of his glory while in the wilderness, therefore he took Moses out of there and the holy priesthood also, and the lesser, priesthood continued which priesthood holdeth the key of the ministring of Angels and the preparetory gospel which gospel is the gospel of repentance and of baptism and the remission of sins and the law of Carnal commandments which the Lord in his wrath caused to continue with the house of Aaron, among the children of Israel until John, whom God raised up being filled with the holy Ghost from his mothers womb [p. 22]
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