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Revelation, 9 May 1831 [D&C 50]

let us reason even as a man reasoneth one with another face to face now when a man reasoneth he understandeth of man because he reasoneth as a man even so will I the Lord reason with you that you may understand wherefore I the Lord asketh you this question unto what were ye ordained

The conferral of power and authority; to appoint, decree, or set apart. Church members, primarily adults, were ordained to ecclesiastical offices and other responsibilities by the laying on of hands by those with the proper authority. Ordinations to priesthood...

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to Preach my Gospel by the spirit even the comforter which was sent forth to teach the truth & then received you spirits which ye could not understand & received them to be of God & in this are ye Justified? Behold ye shall answer this yourselves nevertheles I will be mercyfull unto you he that is weak among you hereafter shall be made strong verily I say unto you he that is ordained of me & sent forth to preach the word of truth by the comforter the spirit of truth doth he preach it by the spirit of truth or some other way & if by some other way it be not of God & again he that receiveth the word of truth doth he receive it by the spirit of truth or some other way if it be some other way it be not of God therefore why is it that ye cannot understand & know that he that receiveth the word by the spirit of truth receiveth it as it is preached by the spirit of truth wherefore he that preacheth & he that receiveth understandeth one another & both are edified & rejoice together & that which doth not edify is not of God & is darkness that which is of God is light & he that receiveth light & continueth in god receiveth more light & that light groweth brighter and brighter untill the perfect day & again verily I say unto you & I say it that you may know the truth that you may chase darkness from among you for he that is ordaned of God & sent forth the same is apponted to be the greatest notwithstanding he is least & the servent of all wherefore he is possessor of all things for all things are subject unto him both in Heaven & on the Earth the life & the light the spirit & the power sent forth by the will of the father through Jesus Christ his son but no man is possessor of all things except he be purified & cleansed from all sin & if ye are purified & cleansed from all sin ye shall ask whatsoever you will in the name of Jesus & it shall be done but know this it shall be given [p. 83]
let us reason even as a man reasoneth one with another  face to face now when a man reasoneth he under[stand]eth of man  because he reasoneth as a man even so will I the Lord  reason with you that you may understand wherefore I the Lord  asketh you this question unto what were ye ordained

The conferral of power and authority; to appoint, decree, or set apart. Church members, primarily adults, were ordained to ecclesiastical offices and other responsibilities by the laying on of hands by those with the proper authority. Ordinations to priesthood...

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to  Preach my Gospel by the spirit even the comforter which  was sent forth to teach the truth & then received you spirits  which ye could not understand & received them to be of God  & in this are ye Justified? Behold ye shall answer this  yourselves nevertheles I will be mercyfull unto you he that  is weak among you hereafter shall be made strong verily I  say unto you he that is ordained of me & sent forth to preach  the word of truth by the comforter the spirit of truth doth  he preach it by the spirit of truth or some other way & if by  some other way it be not of God & again he that receiveth the  word of truth doth he receive it by the spirit of truth or  some other way if it be some other way it be not of God therefore  why is it that ye cannot understand & know that he <that> receiveth the  word by the spirit of truth receiveth it as it is preached by  the spirit of truth wherefore he that <preacheth & he that> receiveth understandeth  one another & both are edified & rejoice together & that which  doth not edify is not of God & is darkness that which is of God  is light & he that receiveth light & continueth in god receiveth  more light & that light groweth lighter brighter and brighter untill  the perfect day & again verily I say unto you & I say it that  you may know the truth that you may choose chase darkness  from among you for he that is ordaned of God & sent forth  the same is apponted to be the greatest notwithstanding he  is least & the servent of all wherefore he is possessor of all  things <for all things> are subject unto him both in Heaven & on the Earth  the life & the light the spirit & the power sent forth by the  will of the father through Jesus Christ his son but no man  is possessor of all things except he be purified & cleansed  from all sin & if ye are purified & cleansed from all sin  ye shall ask whatsoever you will in the name of Jesus  & it shall be done but know this it shall be given [p. 83]
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Located ten miles south of Lake Erie. Settled by 1811. Organized by 1818. Population in 1830 about 55 Latter-day Saints and 1,000 others; in 1838 about 2,000 Saints and 1,200 others; in 1839 about 100 Saints and 1,500 others. Mormon missionaries visited township...

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