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Old Testament Revision 2

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Moses, Chapter 1
<​Genesis 1st Chapter​>
A Revelation, given to Joseph the Seer, June, 1830.
<​1/​> The words of God which he spake unto Moses, at a time when Moses was caught up into an exceeding high mountain, & he saw <​1​> God face to face, & he taked with him, & the glory of God was upon Moses <​him​>; therefore Moses <​he​> could endure his presence, <​/​> & God spake unto Moses, <​2nd/​> saying, Behold I I am God the Lord God Amighty, & endless is my name for I am without begining of days or end of years; & is this not endless. <​3/​> & Behold thou art my Son, Wherefore, look, & I will shew thee the workmanship of mine hands, but not all; for my works are without end, & also my words, for they never cease; wherefore, no man can Behold all my works except he behold all my Glory; & no man can behold all my glory, & afterwards remain in the flesh <​on the earth​>. <​/​> & I have a <​4/​> work for thee, Moses, my Son; & thou art in the similitude of <​to​> mine only begotten; & mine only begotten is & shall be <​the Savior​>, for he is full of grace & truth; but there is none other God beside me; & all things are present with me, for I know them all. <​/​> & now Behold <​5/​> this one thing I shew unto thee, Moses, my Son; for thou art in the World, & now I shew it thee. <​/​> And it came to pass, that <​6/​> Moses looked, & beheld the world upon which he was Created, & as Moses beheld the World & the ends thereof & all the Children of men which was <​are​> & which was <​were​> created, of the same he greatly marveled & wondered, & the presence of God withdrew from Moses, that his glory was not upon him Moses <​him​> & Moses was left unto himself & as he was left unto himself he fell unto the Earth. <​/​> And it came to pass <​7/​> that it was for the space of many hours before Moses <​he​> did again Receive his naturall strength like unto man & he saith <​said​> unto himself Now for this once I know that man is nothing which thing I never had supposed But now mine eyes mine own eyes <​have beheld God​> but not mine <​natural​> eyes <​but my spiritual​>, for mine <​natural​> eyes could not have beheld for I should have withered & died in his presence But his glory was upon me & I beheld his face for I was transfigered before him. <​/​> & <​And​> now it came <​to pass​> <​8/​> that when Moses had said these words B[e]hold satan came tempting him Saying Moses my Son of man worship me And it came to pass that <​but​> Moses <​lifted up his eyes and​> looked upon Moses Satan & saith <​said​> Who art thou for Behold I am a Son of God in the similitude of his only begotten & where is thy glory that I should worship thee for behold I could not look upon God except his glory should come upon me & I were <​was​> transfigered before him but I can look upon thee in the natural man! is if not is shurely blessed is <​be​> the name of my God [p. 1]
Moses, Chapter 1
Genesis 1st Chapter
A Revelation, given to Joseph the Seer, June, 1830.
1/ The words of God which he spake unto Moses, at a time when Moses was caught up into an exceeding high mountain, & he saw God face to face, & he taked with him, & the glory of God was upon him; therefore he could endure his presence, / & God spake unto Moses, 2nd/ saying, Behold I am the Lord God Amighty, & endless is my name for I am without begining of days or end of years; & is this not endless. 3/ & Behold thou art my Son, Wherefore, look, & I will shew thee the workmanship of mine hands, but not all; for my works are without end, & also my words, for they never cease; wherefore, no man can Behold all my works except he behold all my Glory; & no man can behold all my glory, & afterwards remain in the flesh on the earth. / & I have a 4/ work for thee, Moses, my Son; & thou art in the similitude to mine only begotten; & mine only begotten is & shall be the Savior, for he is full of grace & truth; but there is none other God beside me; & all things are present with me, for I know them all. / & now Behold 5/ this one thing I shew unto thee, Moses, my Son; for thou art in the World, & now I shew it thee. / And it came to pass, that 6/ Moses looked, & beheld the world upon which he was Created, & as Moses beheld the World & the ends thereof & all the Children of men which are & which were created, of the same he greatly marveled & wondered, & the presence of God withdrew from Moses, that his glory was not upon him & Moses was left unto himself & as he was left unto himself he fell unto the Earth. / And it came to pass 7/ that it was for the space of many hours before he did again Receive his naturall strength like unto man & he said unto himself Now for this once I know that man is nothing which thing I never had supposed But now mine eyes have beheld God but not mine natural eyes but my spiritual, for mine natural eyes could not have beheld for I should have withered & died in his presence But his glory was upon me & I beheld his face for I was transfigered before him. / And now it came to pass 8/ that when Moses had said these words Behold satan came tempting him Saying Moses Son of man worship me but Moses lifted up his eyes and looked upon Satan & said Who art thou for Behold I am a Son of God in the similitude of his only begotten & where is thy glory that I should worship thee for behold I could not look upon God except his glory should come upon me & I was transfigered before him but I can look upon thee in the natural man! shurely blessed be the name of my God [p. 1]
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