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History, circa 1841, fair copy

power that you have received them therefore I command you to repent, repent lest I smite you by the rod of my mouth and by my wrath and by my anger and your sufferings be sore how sore you know not how exquisite you know not yea how hard to bear you know not For behold I God have suffered these things for all that they might not suffer if they would repent but if they would not repent they must suffer even as I: which suffering caused myself even God the greatest of all to tremble because of pain and to bleed at every pore and to suffer both body and spirit and would that I might not drink the bitter cup and shrink: nevertheless glory be to the Father and I partook and finished my preparations unto the children of men wherefore I command you again to repent lest I humble you by my almighty power and that you confess your sins lest you suffer these punishments of which I have spoken of which in the smallest yea, even in the least degree you have tasted at the time I withdrew my spirit. And I command you that you preach nought but repentance and show not these things unto the world until it is wisdom in me for they cannot bear meat now but milk they must receive wherefore they must not know these things lest they perish: learn of me and listen to my words walk in the meekness of my spirit and you shall receive peace in me. I am Jesus Christ. I came by the will of the Father, and I do his will
3 And again I command thee that thou shalt not covet thy neighbour’s life: And again I say unto thee thou shalt not covet thine own property but impart it freely to the printing of the book of [p. 63]
power that you have received them therefore I command  you to repent, repent lest I smite you by the rod of  my mouth and by my wrath and by my anger and  your sufferings be sore how sore you know not how  exquisite you know not yea how hard to bear  you know not For behold I God have suffered  these things for all that they might not suffer if  they would repent but if they would not repent  they must suffer even as I: which suffering caused  myself even God the greatest of all to tremble beca use of pain and to bleed at every pore and to suf fer both body and spirit and would that I might  not drink the bitter cup and shrink: nevertheless  glory be to the Father and I partook and finished my  preparations unto the children of men wherefore I  command you again to repent lest I humble you  by my almighty power and that you confess your  sins lest you suffer these punishments of which  I have spoken of which in the smallest yea, even  in the least degree you have tasted at the time I  withdrew my spirit. And I command you  that you preach nought but repentance and show  not these things unto the world until it is wisdom  in me for they cannot bear meat now but milk  they must receive wherefore they must not know these  things lest they perish: learn of me and listen to my words  walk in the meekness of my spirit and ye you shall  receive peace in me. I am Jesus Christ. I  came by the will of the Father, and I do his his will
3 And again I command thee that thou shalt not  covet thy neighbour’s life: And again I say unto  thee thou shalt not covet thine own property but  impart it freely to the printing of the book of [p. 63]
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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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; 100 pages; CHL.
See also source note for JS History, circa 1841, draft.

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