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History, circa 1841, fair copy

if it were possible that you could show them all these things which I have committed unto you. O this unbelieving and stiff necked generation. Mine anger is kindled against them— Behold verily I say unto you I have reserved these things, which I have entrusted unto you my Servant Joseph for a wise purpose in me and it shall be made known unto future generations. But this generation shall have my word through you and in addition to your testimony, the testimony of three of my servants whom I shall call and ordain I shall show these things and they shall go forth forth with my words that are given through you Yea they shall know of a surety that these things are true for from heaven will I declare it unto them. I will give you power to behold and view these things as they are and to none else will I grant this power to receive this same testimony among this generation in this the beginning of the rising up and the coming forth of my church out of the wilderness. Clear as the moon fair as the sun and terrible as an army with banners, and the testimony of three witnesses will I send forth of my words and behold whosoever believeth on my words them will I visit with the manifestations of my spirit and they shall be born of the water and of the spirit and you must wait yet a little while for ye are not yet ordained, and their testimony shall also go forth unto the condemnation of this generation if they harden their hearts against them for a desolating scurge shall go forth among the inhabitants of the earth and shall continue to be poured out from time to time if they repent not until the earth is empty and the inhabitants thereof are consumed away and utterly destroyed by the [p. 24]
if it were possible that you could [show?] them all these  things which I have committed unto you. O this  unbelieving and stiff necked generation. Mine anger  is kindled against them— Behold verily I say unto  you I have reserved these things, which I have entrusted  unto you my Servant Joseph for a wise purpose in  me and it shall be made known unto future gen erations. But this generation shall have my word  through you and in addition to your testimony, the  testimony of three of my servants whom I shall call  and ordain I shall show these things and they shall  go forth forth with my words that are given through  you Yea they shall know of a surety that these things are  true for from heaven will I declare it unto them. I will  give you power to behold and view these things as they  are and to none else will I grant this power to rec eive this same testimony among this generation in  this the beginning and of the rising up and the coming  forth of my church out of the wilderness. Clear  as the moon fair as the sun and terrible as an army  with banners, and the testimony of three witnesses will  I send forth of my words and behold whosoever believ eth on my words them will I visit with the manifes tations of my spirit and they shall be born of the  water and of the spirit and you must wait yet a  little while for ye are not yet ordained, and their  testimony shall also go forth unto the condemnation  of this generation if they harden their hearts against  them for a desolating scurge shall go forth am ong the inhabitants of the earth and shall continue  to be poured out from time to time if they repent  not until the earth is empty and the inhabitants  thereof are consumed away and utterly destroyed  by the [p. 24]
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JS, History, [ca. 1841], fair copy; handwriting of Howard Coray

6 May 1817–16 Jan. 1908. Bookkeeper, clerk, teacher, farmer. Born in Dansville, Steuben Co., New York. Son of Silas Coray and Mary Stephens. Moved to Providence, Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania, ca. 1827; to Williams, Northampton Co., Pennsylvania, by 1830; and...

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See also source note for JS History, circa 1841, draft.

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