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Old Testament Revision 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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shall flee before you and the rivers shall turn from their course and thou shalt abide in me and I in you therefore walk with me and the Lord spake unto Enoch and said unto him anointt thine eyes with clay and wash them and thou shalt see and he did so and he beheld the spirits that God had created and he beheld also things which were not presant <​visible​> and from thenceforth came the saying abroad in the land a seer hath the Lord raised up unto his people and it came to pass that Enoch went forth in the land among the people standing upon the hills and the high places and cried with a loud voice testifying against their works and all men were offended with him because of him and they came forth to hear him upon the high places saying unto the tent keepers tarry thou here and keep the tents while we go yonder to behold the seer for he prophesieth and there is a strange thing in the land a wild man hath come among us and it came to pass when they heared him no man laid their hands on him for fear came on all them that heard him for he walked with God and there came a man unto him whose name was Mahijah and said unto him tells us plainly who thou art and from whence thou came and he saith unto them I came out from the land of Cainan the land of my fathers a land of righteousness unto this day and my father taught me in all the ways of God and it came to pass as I journeyed from the land of Cainan by the sea east I beheld a vision and lo the heavens I saw and the Lord spake with me and gave me commandment wherefore for this cause to keep the commandment I speak <​forth​> these words and Enoch continued his speech saying the Lord which spake with me the same is the God of heaven and he is my God an[d] your God and ye are my brethren and why council ye your selves and deny the God of heaven the heavens hath he mad[e] the earth is his footstool and the foundation thereof is his behold he laid it and host of men hath he brought in upon the face thereof and death hath come upon our fathers nevertheless we know them and cannot deny and even the first of all we know even Adam for a book of rememberance we have written among us according to the patern given by the finger of God and it is given in our own language and as Enoch spake forth the words of God the people trembled and could not stand before his presance and he saith unto them because that Adam fell we are and by his fall came death and we are made partakers of misery and wo behold satan hath come among the children of men and tempted <​tempteth​> them to wor ship him and men have become carnal sensual and devilish and are shut out from the presance of God but God hath made known unto our <​my​> fathers that all men must repent and he called upon our father Adam by his own voice saying I am God I made the world and men before they were and he also said unto him if thou wilt turn unto me and hearken [p. 13]
shall flee before you and the rivers shall turn from their course and thou shalt abide in me and I in you therefore walk with me and the Lord spake unto Enoch and said unto him anointt thine eyes with clay and wash them and thou shalt see and he did so and he beheld the spirits that God had created and he beheld also things which were not visible and from thenceforth came the saying abroad in the land a seer hath the Lord raised up unto his people and it came to pass that Enoch went forth in the land among the people standing upon the hills and the high places and cried with a loud voice testifying against their works and all men were offended because of him and they came forth to hear him upon the high places saying unto the tent keepers tarry thou here and keep the tents while we go yonder to behold the seer for he prophesieth and there is a strange thing in the land a wild man hath come among us and it came to pass when they heared him no man laid their hands on him for fear came on all them that heard him for he walked with God and there came a man unto him whose name was Mahijah and said unto him tell us plainly who thou art and from whence thou came and he saith unto them I came out from the land of Cainan the land of my fathers a land of righteousness unto this day and my father taught me in all the ways of God and it came to pass as I journeyed from the land of Cainan by the sea east I beheld a vision and lo the heavens I saw and the Lord spake with me and gave me commandment wherefore for this cause to keep the commandment I speak forth these words and Enoch continued his speech saying the Lord which spake with me the same is the God of heaven and he is my God and your God and ye are my brethren and why council ye your selves and deny the God of heaven the heavens hath he made the earth is his footstool and the foundation thereof is his behold he laid it and host of men hath he brought in upon the face thereof and death hath come upon our fathers nevertheless we know them and cannot deny and even the first of all we know even Adam for a book of rememberance we have written among us according to the patern given by the finger of God and it is given in our own language and as Enoch spake forth the words of God the people trembled and could not stand before his presance and he saith unto them because that Adam fell we are and by his fall came death and we are made partakers of misery and wo behold satan hath come among the children of men and tempteth them to wor ship him and men have become carnal sensual and devilish and are shut out from the presance of God but God hath made known unto my fathers that all men must repent and he called upon our father Adam by his own voice saying I am God I made the world and men before they were and he also said unto him if thou wilt turn unto me and hearken [p. 13]
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