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Revelation, March 1829 [D&C 5]

Behold I say unto you that my servant hath desired A witness that my Servant Joseph hath got the things which he hath testified that he hath got and now Behold thus shall ye say unto him I the Lord am God I have given these things unto him & I have commanded him that he should stand as A witness of these things nevertheless I have caused him that he should enter into A covenant

A binding agreement between two parties, especially God and man. The term covenant was often associated with “commandments,” referring to revelation texts. The gospel, as preached by JS—including the need for faith, repentance, baptism, and reception of the...

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with me that he should not show them except I Command him & he hath no power over them except I grant it unto him & he hath A gift to translate

To produce a new text through a revelatory, rather than scholarly, process by the “gift and power of God.” In the Book of Mormon, the ancient prophet Mosiah translated records into his own language using “interpreters,” or “two stones which was fastened into...

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the Book & I have commanded him that he shall pretend to no other gift for I will grant unto him no other gift and verily I say unto you that woe shall come unto the Inhabitents of the Earth if they will not hearken unto my words for Behold if they will not believe my words they would not believe my servants if it were possible he could show them all things O ye unbelieving ye stiffnecked Generation Behold I have reserved the things which have been spoken of which I have entrusted to my servant for A wise perpose in me & it shall be made Known unto future Generations but for this Generation they shall have my word yea & the testimony of three of my Servants shall go forth with my word unto this Generation yea three shall Know of A surety that those things are true for I will give them power that they may Behold & vew these things as they are & to none else will I grant this power among this Generation & the testimony of three Witnesses will I send forth & my word & behold whosoever beleaveth in my word him will I visit with the manifestations of my spirit & they shall be Born of me & their testimony shall also go forth & thus if the People of this Generation harden not their hearts I will work a reformation among them & I will put down all lieings & deceivings & Priest Craft & envyings & strifes & Idolatries and sorceries & all maner of Iniquities & I will establish my Church

The Book of Mormon related that when Christ set up his church in the Americas, “they which were baptized in the name of Jesus, were called the church of Christ.” The first name used to denote the church JS organized on 6 April 1830 was “the Church of Christ...

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yea even the church which was taught by my Desiples & now if this Generation do hardon their hearts [p. 1]
Behold I say unto you that my servant hath desired  A witness that my Servant Joseph hath got the things w hich he hath testified that he hath got and now Behold thu s shall ye say unto him I the Lord am God I have given these  things unto him & I have commanded him that he should  stand as A witness of these things nevertheless I have  caused him that he should enter into A covenant

A binding agreement between two parties, especially God and man. The term covenant was often associated with “commandments,” referring to revelation texts. The gospel, as preached by JS—including the need for faith, repentance, baptism, and reception of the...

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with  me that he should not show them except I Command him  & he hath no power over them e[x]cept I grant it unto him &  he hath A gift to translate

To produce a new text through a revelatory, rather than scholarly, process by the “gift and power of God.” In the Book of Mormon, the ancient prophet Mosiah translated records into his own language using “interpreters,” or “two stones which was fastened into...

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the Book & I have commanded  him that he should shall pretend to no other gift for I will  grant unto him no other gift and verily I say unto you  that woe shall come unto the Inhabitents of the Earth  if they will not hearken unto my words for Behold if  they will not believe my words they would not believe  my servants if it were possible he could show them  all things O ye unbelieving ye stiffnecked Generation Beho ld I have reserved the things which have been spoken of  which I have entrusted to my servant for A wise per pose in me & it shall be made Known unto future  Generations but for this Generation they shall have  my word yea & the testimony of three of my Servan ts shall go forth with my word unto this Generation  yea three shall Know of A surety that those things are  true for I will give them power that they may Behold  & vew these things as they are & to none else will I gran t this power among this Generation & the testimony  of three Witnesses will I send forth & my word & be hold whosoever beleaveth in my word him will I visit  with the manifestations of my spirit & they shall be Born  of me & their testimony shall also go forth & thus  if the People of this Generation harden not their  hearts I will work a reformation among them & I will  put down all lieings & deceivings & Priest Craft &  envyings & strifes & Idolatries and sorceries & all ma ner of Iniquities & I will establish my Church

The Book of Mormon related that when Christ set up his church in the Americas, “they which were baptized in the name of Jesus, were called the church of Christ.” The first name used to denote the church JS organized on 6 April 1830 was “the Church of Christ...

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yea  even the church which was taught by my Des iples & now if this Generation do hardon their hea rts [p. 1]
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Located in northeastern Pennsylvania. Area settled, by 1787. Organized 1809. Population in 1830 about 340. Population in 1840 about 520. Contained Harmony village (no longer in existence). Josiah Stowell hired JS to help look for treasure in area, Oct. 1825...

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, PA, Mar. 1829; handwriting of Oliver Cowdery

3 Oct. 1806–3 Mar. 1850. Clerk, teacher, justice of the peace, lawyer, newspaper editor. Born at Wells, Rutland Co., Vermont. Son of William Cowdery and Rebecca Fuller. Raised Congregationalist. Moved to western New York and clerked at a store, ca. 1825–1828...

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; three pages; Newel K. Whitney Papers, BYU. Includes Newel K. Whitney

3/5 Feb. 1795–23 Sept. 1850. Trader, merchant. Born at Marlborough, Windham Co., Vermont. Son of Samuel Whitney and Susanna Kimball. Moved to Fairfield, Herkimer Co., New York, 1803. Merchant at Plattsburg, Clinton Co., New York, 1814. Mercantile clerk for...

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