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Vision, 16 February 1832 [D&C 76]

But great and marvelous are the works of the Lord and the mistries of his kingdom which he shewed unto us which surpasseth all understanding in glory and in might and in dominion which he commanded

Generally, a divine mandate that church members were expected to obey; more specifically, a text dictated by JS in the first-person voice of Deity that served to communicate knowledge and instruction to JS and his followers. Occasionally, other inspired texts...

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us we should not write while we were yet in the spirit and are not lawful for men to utter neither is man capable to make them known for they are only to be seen and understood by the power of the holy ghost which God bestows on those who love him and purifies themselves before him to whom he grants the privalege of seeing and knowing for themselves that through the power and manifestation of the spirit while in the fless flesh they may be able to bear his presence in the world of glory and to God and the Lamb be glory and honor and dominion for ever and ever Amen
Sidney Rigdon

19 Feb. 1793–14 July 1876. Tanner, farmer, minister. Born at St. Clair, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania. Son of William Rigdon and Nancy Gallaher. Joined United Baptists, ca. 1818. Preached at Warren, Trumbull Co., Ohio, and vicinity, 1819–1821. Married Phebe...

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Joseph Smith Jr [p. 10]
But great and marvelous are the works of the Lord  and the mistries of his kingdom which he shewed  unto us which surpasseth all understanding in glory  and <in> might and in dominion which he commanded

Generally, a divine mandate that church members were expected to obey; more specifically, a text dictated by JS in the first-person voice of Deity that served to communicate knowledge and instruction to JS and his followers. Occasionally, other inspired texts...

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 us we should not write while we were yet in the  spirit and are not lawful for men to utter neither  is man capable to make them known for they  are only to be seen and understood by the power  of the holy ghost which God bestows on those who  love him and purifies themselves before him to  whom he grants the privalege of seeing and knowing  for themselves that through the power and manifestation  of the spirit while in the fless [flesh] they may be able  to bear his presence in the world of glory and to  God and the Lamb be glory and honor and dominion  for ever and ever Amen
Sidney Rigdon

19 Feb. 1793–14 July 1876. Tanner, farmer, minister. Born at St. Clair, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania. Son of William Rigdon and Nancy Gallaher. Joined United Baptists, ca. 1818. Preached at Warren, Trumbull Co., Ohio, and vicinity, 1819–1821. Married Phebe...

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Joseph Smith Jr [p. 10]
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Vision, Hiram

Area settled by immigrants from Pennsylvania and New England, ca. 1802. Located in northeastern Ohio about twenty-five miles southeast of Kirtland. Population in 1830 about 500. Population in 1840 about 1,100. JS lived in township at home of John and Alice...

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, OH, 16 Feb. 1832; in Revelation Book 2, pp. 1–10; handwriting of JS and Frederick G. Williams

28 Oct. 1787–10 Oct. 1842. Ship’s pilot, teacher, physician, justice of the peace. Born at Suffield, Hartford Co., Connecticut. Son of William Wheeler Williams and Ruth Granger. Moved to Newburg, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, 1799. Practiced Thomsonian botanical system...

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