William W. Phelps and Warren Parrish Copy of Abraham Manuscript, Summer–Fall 1835 [Abraham 1:1–2:18]

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  • Historical Introduction
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hearken to my voice.
HFor I am the Lord thy God,  I dwell in heaven, the earth is  my footstool. I stretch my hand  over the sea, and it obeys my voice  I cause the wind and the fire  to be my chariot, I say to the m ountains depart hence and behold  they are taken away by a whirl wind in an instant suddenly,  my name is Jehovah, and I kn ow the beginning the end from  the beginning, therefore my hand  shall be over thee, and I will make  of thee, a great nation and I will  bless thee, above measure, and make  thy name great among all nations.
HAnd thou shalt be a blessing, unto  thy seed after thee, that in their hands  they shall bear this ministry and pr iesthood unto all nations, and I will  bless them, through thy name, for as  many as receive this gospel, in  Shall be called after thy name, and  shall be accounted thy seed, and shall  rise up and bless thee, as unto their  father, and I will bless them that bless  thee, and curse them that curse thee,  and in thee and in (that is in thy  priesthood.) and in thy seed, (that is thy  pristhood) for I give unto the[e] a prom ise that this right shall continue in  thee, and in thy seed after thee, (that  is to say thy literal seed, or the seed
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hearken to my voice.
HFor I am the Lord thy God, I dwell in heaven, the earth is my footstool. I stretch my hand over the sea, and it obeys my voice I cause the wind and the fire to be my chariot, I say to the mountains depart hence and behold they are taken away by a whirlwind in an instant suddenly, my name is Jehovah, and I know the end from the beginning, therefore my hand shall be over thee, and I will make of thee, a great nation and I will bless thee, above measure, and make thy name great among all nations.
HAnd thou shalt be a blessing, unto thy seed after thee, that in their hands they shall bear this ministry and priesthood unto all nations, and I will bless them, through thy name, for as many as receive this gospel, Shall be called after thy name, and shall be accounted thy seed, and shall rise up and bless thee, as unto their father, and I will bless them that bless thee, and curse them that curse thee, and in thee (that is in thy priesthood.) and in thy seed, (that is thy pristhood) for I give unto thee a promise that this right shall continue in thee, and in thy seed after thee, (that is to say thy literal seed, or the seed
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