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Revelation, October 1830–B [D&C 33]

Open thy mouth & it shall be filled saying Repent repent & prepare ye the way of the Lord & make his path strait for the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand yea Repent & be Baptized

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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evry one of you for the remission of sins yea be baptized even by water & then cometh the Baptism of fire & the Holy Ghost Behold Verily Verily I say unto you this is my Gospel & Remember they shall have faith in me or they can in no wise be saved & upon this Rock I will build 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 upon this Rock ye are built & the gaits of Hell shall not prevail against you & ye shall remember the Church Articles & Covenants to keep them & whoso haveing faith ye shall confirm

After baptism, new converts were confirmed members of the church “by the laying on of the hands, & the giving of the Holy Ghost.” According to JS’s history, the first confirmations were administered at the organization of the church on 6 April 1830. By March...

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in my Church by the laying on of the hands & I will bestow the gift of the Holy Ghost upon them & the Book of Mormon & the Bible are given of me for thine instruction & the power of my spirit quickeneth all things Wherefore be faithful praying always having your lamps trimmed & burning & oil with you that ye may be Ready at the coming of the Bride groom for Behold Verily Verily I say unto you that I come quickly even so amen [p. 45]
Open thy mouth & it shall be filled saying Repent repent &  prepare ye the way of the Lord & make his paths strait for  the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand yea Repent & be Baptized

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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 evry one of you for the remission of sins yea be baptized  even by water & then cometh the Baptism of fire & the Holy  Ghost Behold Verily Verily I say unto you this is my Gospel  & Remember they shall have faith in me or they can in no  wise be saved & upon this Rock I will build 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  upon this Rock ye are built & the gaits of Hell shall not preva il against you & ye shall remember the Church Articles & Coven ants to keep them & whoso haveing faith ye shall confirm

After baptism, new converts were confirmed members of the church “by the laying on of the hands, & the giving of the Holy Ghost.” According to JS’s history, the first confirmations were administered at the organization of the church on 6 April 1830. By March...

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 in my Church by the laying on of the hands & I will  bestow the gift of the Holy Ghost upon them & the Book  of Mormon & the Bible is are given of me for thine instructio[n]  & the power of my spirit quickeneth all things Wherefore be  faithful praying always having your lamps trimmed &  burning & oil with you that ye may be Ready at the coming  of the Bride groom for Behold Verily Verily I say unto you  that I come quickly even so amen [p. 45]
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Revelation, Fayette

Located in northern part of county between Seneca and Cayuga lakes. Area settled, by 1790. Officially organized as Washington Township, 14 Mar. 1800. Name changed to Fayette, 6 Apr. 1808. Population in 1830 about 3,200. Population in 1840 about 3,700. Significant...

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, NY, to Ezra Thayer

Ca. 1792–6 Sept. 1862. Farmer, gardener, builder. Born in New York. Married Elizabeth Frank. Lived at Bloomfield, Ontario Co., New York, 1820. Lived at Farmington, Ontario Co., 1830. Baptized into LDS church by Parley P. Pratt and confirmed by JS, fall 1830...

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and Northrop Sweet

19 Feb. 1802–23 Feb. 1881. Farmer. Born in New York. Married first Elethan Harris, before 1828. Moved to Palmyra, Wayne Co., New York, by June 1830. Baptized into LDS church by Parley P. Pratt, by Oct. 1830, in Palmyra. Appointed to serve mission, Oct. 1830...

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, Oct. 1830;Revelation Book 1, pp. 44–45; handwriting of John Whitmer

27 Aug. 1802–11 July 1878. Farmer, stock raiser, newspaper editor. Born in Pennsylvania. Son of Peter Whitmer Sr. and Mary Musselman. Member of German Reformed Church, Fayette, Seneca Co., New York. Baptized by Oliver Cowdery, June 1829, most likely in Seneca...

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