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Report of Instructions, July 1839, as Reported by Unknown Scribe

the keys must stand before him in this grand council. This may take place before some of us leave this stage of action. The son of man stands before him, and there is given him glory & dominion— Adam delivers up his stewardship to Christ, that which was delivered to him as the keys of the universe but retains his standing as head of the human family.— The spirit of man is not a created being, it existed from eternity & will exist to eternity, anything created cannot be eternal. Air. Earth, water, all these, had their existance in an elementary state from eternity. Our Saviour speaks of children & says their angels allways stand before my Father.—
The father called all spirits before him at the creation of man & organized them he (Adam) is the head & was told to multiply—
The keys were given to him. he will have to give an account of his stewardship & they to him— The priesthood is everlasting. The Saviour, Moses, & Elias gave the keys to Peter. James. & John. on the mount, when they were transfigured before him. The priesthood is everlasting, without beginning of days or end of years without Father Mother &c. If there is no change of odanances, their is no change of priesthood, whenever the ordanances of the gospel are administered there is the priesthood. How have we come at the priesthood, in the last days— they came down in regular suscession. Peter James & John had it given to them, & they gave it up. Christ is the great High Priest. Adam next. Paul speaks of the church coming to an innumarable company of Angels to God the Judge of all the spirits of just men made perfect, to Jesus the Mediator of the new covenant &c Heb 12 23 I saw Adam in the valley of Adam Ondi Ahman

Town located in northwest Missouri. JS revelations designated area as place where Adam blessed his posterity after leaving Garden of Eden and where Adam will return prior to Second Coming. While seeking new areas in Daviess Co. for settlement, JS and others...

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, he called together his children & blessed, them, with a patriarchal blessing, The Lord appeared in their midst. he (Adam) blessed them all & foretold what should befall them to the latest generation. see DC. sec 3 P 28. 29.— this is why Abraham blessed [p. [3]]
the keys must stand before him in this grand council. This may take  place before some of us leave this stage of action. The son of man stands  before him, and there is given him glory & dominion— Adam delivers  up his stewardship to Christ, that which was delivered to him as the  keys of the universe but retains his standing as head of the human  family.— The spirit of man is not a created being, it existed from eter nity & will exist to eternity, anything created cannot be eternal.  Air. Earth, water, all these, had their existance in an elementary  state from eternity. Our Saviour speaks of children & says their angels  allways stand before my Father.—
The father called all spirits before him at the creation of man &  organized them he (Adam) is the head & was told to multiply—
The keys were given to him. he will have to give an account of his  stewardship & they to him— The priesthood is everlasting. The  Saviour, Moses, & Elias gave the keys to Peter. James. & John. on the  mount, when they were transfigured before him. The priesthood is  everlasting, without beginning of days or end of years without Father  Mother &c. If there is no change of odanances, their is no change of priest hood, whenever the ordanances of the gospel are administered there  is the priesthood. How have we come at the priesthood, in the last  days— they came down in regular suscession. Peter James & John  had it given to them, & they gave it up. Christ is the great High  Priest. Adam next. Paul speaks of the church coming to an innumar able company of Angels to God the Judge of all <the> spirits of just men  made perfect, to Jesus the Mediator of the new covenant &c Heb 12  23 I saw Adam in the valley of Adam Ondi Ahman

Town located in northwest Missouri. JS revelations designated area as place where Adam blessed his posterity after leaving Garden of Eden and where Adam will return prior to Second Coming. While seeking new areas in Daviess Co. for settlement, JS and others...

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, he called  together his children & blessed, them, with a patriarchal  blessing, The Lord appeared in their midst. he (Adam) blessed  them all & foretold what should befall them to the latest  generation. see DC. sec 3 P 28. 29.— this is why Abraham blessed [p. [3]]
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JS, Report of Instructions, Commerce

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, July 1839; unidentified handwriting; four pages; JS Collection, CHL.

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