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Old Testament Revision 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Adam our father that Adam cried unto the Lord & he was caught away by the spirit of the Lord & was caried down into the water & was laid under the water & was brought forth out of the water & thus he was baptized & the spirit of god decended upon him & thus he was born of the spirit & became quickened in the inner man & he heard a voice out of Heaven saying thou art baptized with fire & with the Holy Ghost this is the record of the father & the Son from henceforth & forever & thou art after the order of him who was without begining of days or end of years from all eternity to all eternity behold thou art one in me a son of God & thus may all become my sons amen. & it came to pass that Enoch continued his Speech saying behold our father Adam taught these things & many have believed & become the sons of God & many have believed not & have perished in their sins & are looking forth with fear in torment for the firey indignation of the wrath of God to be poured out upon them and from that time fourth <​forth​> Enoch began to prophecy saying unto the people, that as I was journ[ey]ing and stood in the place Mahujah and I cried unto the Lord there came a voice out of heaven saying turn ye and get ye upon the Mount Simeon and it came to pass that I turned and went upon the mount as and as I stood upon the Mount I beheld the heavens open and I was clothed upon with glory and I saw the Lord he stood before my face and he talked with me even as a man talketh one with another face to face and he saith unto me look and I will shew unto thee the world for the space of many genarations it and it came to pass <​that​> I beheld in the vally of Shum and lo! a great people which dwelt in tents which were the people of Shum and again the Lord said unto me look and I looked towards the North and I beheld the people of Canaan which dwelt in tents and the Lord said into me prophecy and I prophecied saying behold the people of Canaan which are numerous shall go fourth <​forth​> in battle aray against the people of Shum and shall slay them that they shall utterly be destroyed and the people of Canaan shall divide themselves in the land and the land shall be barren and unfruitfull and none other people shall dwell there but the people of Canaan for behold the Lord shall curse the land with much heat and the barrenness thereof shall go fourth <​forth​> forever and there was a blackness come upon all the Children of Canaan that they were dispised among all people and it came to pass the Lord said unto me look and I look’d and I beheld the land of Sharon and the land of Enoch and the land of Omner and the land of Heni and the land of Shem and the land of Haner and the land of Hanannihah and all the inhabitants thereof and the Lord said unto me go forth to this people and say unto them repent lest I shall come out and smite them with a [p. 15]
Adam our father that Adam cried unto the Lord & he was caught away by the spirit of the Lord & was caried down into the water & was laid under the water & was brought forth out of the water & thus he was baptized & the spirit of god decended upon him & thus he was born of the spirit & became quickened in the inner man & he heard a voice out of Heaven saying thou art baptized with fire & with the Holy Ghost this is the record of the father & the Son from henceforth & forever & thou art after the order of him who was without begining of days or end of years from all eternity to all eternity behold thou art one in me a son of God & thus may all become my sons amen. & it came to pass that Enoch continued his Speech saying behold our father Adam taught these things & many have believed & become the sons of God & many have believed not & have perished in their sins & are looking forth with fear in torment for the firey indignation of the wrath of God to be poured out upon them and from that time forth Enoch began to prophecy saying unto the people, that as I was journeying and stood in the place Mahujah and I cried unto the Lord there came a voice out of heaven saying turn ye and get ye upon the Mount Simeon and it came to pass that I turned and went upon the mount and as I stood upon the Mount I beheld the heavens open and I was clothed upon with glory and I saw the Lord he stood before my face and he talked with me even as a man talketh one with another face to face and he saith unto me look and I will shew unto thee the world for the space of many genarations and it came to pass that I beheld in the vally of Shum and lo! a great people which dwelt in tents which were the people of Shum and again the Lord said unto me look and I looked towards the North and I beheld the people of Canaan which dwelt in tents and the Lord said into me prophecy and I prophecied saying behold the people of Canaan which are numerous shall go forth in battle aray against the people of Shum and shall slay them that they shall utterly be destroyed and the people of Canaan shall divide themselves in the land and the land shall be barren and unfruitfull and none other people shall dwell there but the people of Canaan for behold the Lord shall curse the land with much heat and the barrenness thereof shall go forth forever and there was a blackness come upon all the Children of Canaan that they were dispised among all people and it came to pass the Lord said unto me look and I look’d and I beheld the land of Sharon and the land of Enoch and the land of Omner and the land of Heni and the land of Shem and the land of Haner and the land of Hanannihah and all the inhabitants thereof and the Lord said unto me go forth to this people and say unto them repent lest I shall come out and smite them with a [p. 15]
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