of the Lord, and that they should be preserved unto the end of
<March 28 Seth’s Likeness to
Adam> the earth, because he (Seth) was a perfect man, and his
likeness was the express likeness image of his father’s, insomuch that he
seemed to be like unto his father in all things; and could be
distin guished from him only by his age.
ordained.> 20. Enos was ordained at the age of 134 years, and four
months, by the hand of Adam.
called.> 21. God called upon Cainan in the wilderness, in the
fortieth year of his age and he met Adam in journeying to the place
Shedolamak; he was eighty seven years old when he received his
Ordained> 22. Mahalaleel was 496 years and seven days old when he
was ordained by the hand of Adam, who also blessed him.——
ordained> 23. Jared was 200
years old when he was ordained under the hand of Adam, who also blessed
Ordained> 24. Enoch was 25 years old when he was ordained under the
hand of Adam, who also blessed him, and he
was 65 and Adam blessed him— and he saw the Lord: and he saw the Lord
and he walked with him, and was before his face contin ually; and
he walked with God 365 years: making 430 years old when he was
ordained> 25. Methuselah was 100 years old when he was ordained
under the hand of Adam.
<Lamech> 26. Lamech was 32 years old when he was ordained under
the hand of Seth.
<Noah> 27. Noah was 10 years old when he was ordained under
the hand of Methuselah.
bestows his last blessing on his posterity> 28 Three years previous to the death of Adam, he called
Seth, Enos, Cainan, Mahalaleel, Jared, Enoch, and Methuselah, who
were all high priests, with the residue of his posterity, who were
righteous, into the valley of Adam- Ondi-Ahman, and there bestowed upon
them his last blessing. And the Lord appeared unto them, and they
rose up and blessed Adam, and called him Michael the Prince, the
Archangel. And the Lord administered comfort unto Adam, and said unto
him, I have set thee to be at the head: a multitude of nations shall
come of thee; and thou art a prince over them forever.
Proph ciied.> 29. And Adam stood up in the midst of the congregation
and notwithstanding he was bowed down with age, being full of the
Holy Ghost, predicted whatsoever should befal his prosterity unto the
latest generation. These things were all written in the Book of Enoch,
and are to be testified of in due time.
the Twelve> 30. It is the duty of the twelve, also, to ordain and set in
order all the other officers of the church agreeably to the
revelation which says;
31. To the
church of Christ in the land of Zion, in— [p. 585]