also to the city of Albany, and also to the city of , and warn the people of those cities with the sound of
the gospel, with a loud voice, of the utter abolishment which awaits them if they do reject; these things; for if they do reject these things the hour of their judgment is nigh: and their house shall be left unto them desolate. Let him trust in me and he shall not be confounded; and an hair of his head shall not fall to the ground unnoticed.
24. And verily, I say unto you, the rest of my servants, go ye forth as your circumstances will shall permit, in your several callings, unto the great and notable cities and villages, re proving the world in righteousness of all their unrighteous and ungodly deeds, setting forth clearly and understandingly the desolation and of abomination in the last days; for with you saith the Lord Almighty, I will rend their kingdoms: I will not only shake the earth, but the starry heavens
shall tremble: for I the Lord have put forth my hand to exert the powers of heaven: ye cannot see it now, yet a little while and ye shall see it, and know that I am, and that I will come and reign with my people. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end: Amen.
The following is extracted from the “Evening and Morning Star.” of September 1832. (No— 4.)
“The art of writing is one of the greatest blessings we enjoy. To cultivate it is our duty, and to use it is our privilege,… By writing, the word of the Lord has been handed to the inhabitants of the earth, from generation to generation. By writing, the inventions and knowledge of men have been received, age after age, for the benefit of the world. By writing, the transactions of life, like the skies of <over> the ocean, are spread
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