Articles and Covenants, circa April 1830, as Recorded in Gilbert, Notebook [D&C 20]
“Articles and Covenants,” [, Seneca Co., NY, ca. Apr. 1830, though parts may have been received as early as ca. summer 1829]. Version copied [ca. June 1831] in Gilbert, Notebook, –; handwriting of ; Revelations Collection, CHL. For more complete source information, see the source note for Revelation, 27 Feb. 1833 [D&C 89].
[A]nd that he ascendid into heaven to sit down on the right hand of the Father to reign with Almighty power according to the will of the father that as many as would believe and be in his name & endure in faith to the end should be saved, yea even as many as were before he came in the flesh from the beginning which believed in the words of the holy Prophets which were inspired by the which truly testified of him in all things as well as they which should come after which should believe in the gifts & callings of God by the Holy Ghost, which beareth record of the Father & of the son, which father and son and the holy Ghost is one God infinite, eternal without end, Amen,
And we know that all men must repent &believe on the name of Jesus Christ & worship the Father in his name and endure in faith on his name to the end or they cannot be saved in this the Kingdom of God, & we know tha[t] justification through the grace of our Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ is just & true, and we also know that sanctification through the Gospel of our Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ is just & true to all those who love & serve God with all their [p. ]