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Report of Instructions, circa June 1839, as Reported by Willard Richards

Report of Instructions, circa June 1839, as Reported by Willard Richards

bear them. for the day must come when no man need say to his neighbor know ye the Lord for all shall know him (who Remain) from the least to the greatest, How is this to be done? It is to be done by this sealing power & the other comforter spoken of which will be manifest by Revelation.
There is two comforters spoken of is the Holy Ghost the same as given on the day of pentecost and that all saints receive after faith. Repentance & Baptism

An ordinance in which an individual is immersed in water for the remission of sins. The Book of Mormon explained that those with necessary authority were to baptize individuals who had repented of their sins. Baptized individuals also received the gift of...

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. This first comforter or Holy Ghost has no other effect than pure inteligence, It is more powerful in expanding the mind enlightening the understanding & storeing the intellect with present Knowledge of a man who is of the literal seed of Abraham than one that is a gentile though it may not have half as much visible effect upon the body for as the Holy ghost falls upon one of the Literal Seed of Abraham it is calm & serene & his whole soul & body are only exercised by the pure spirit of Inteligence; while the [p. 18]
bear them. for the day must come  when no man need say to his neigh bor know ye the Lord for all shall  know him (who Remain) from the  least to the greatest, How is this to  be done? It is to be done by this sealing  power & the other comforter spoken of  which will be manifest by Revelation.
There is two comforters spoken of is the  Holy Ghost the same as given on the  day of pentecost and that all saints receive  often after faith. Repentance & Baptism

An ordinance in which an individual is immersed in water for the remission of sins. The Book of Mormon explained that those with necessary authority were to baptize individuals who had repented of their sins. Baptized individuals also received the gift of...

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. This  first comforter or Holy Ghost has no  other effect than pure inteligence, It  is more powerful in expanding the  mind enlightening the understanding  & storeing the intellect with present  Knowledge of a man who is of the lit eral seed of Abraham than one that  is a gentile though it may not have half  as much visible effect upon the body  for as the Holy ghost falls upon one  of the Literal Seed of Abraham it  is calm & serene & his whole soul  & body are only exercised by the  pure spirit of Inteligence; while the [p. 18]
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Located near middle of western boundary of state, bordering Mississippi River. European Americans settled area, 1820s. From bank of river, several feet above high-water mark, ground described as nearly level for six or seven blocks before gradually sloping...

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, IL, ca. June 1839; in Willard Richards Pocket Companion, pp. 15-22; handwriting of Willard Richards

24 June 1804–11 Mar. 1854. Teacher, lecturer, doctor, clerk, printer, editor, postmaster. Born at Hopkinton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Son of Joseph Richards and Rhoda Howe. Moved to Richmond, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts, 1813. Moved to Chatham, Columbia...

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; Willard Richards, journals, CHL.

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