Discourse, between circa 26 June and circa 4 August 1839–A, as Reported by Willard Richards

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High, from the Ancient of Days— the time came that the saints possessed the kingdom— this not only makes us ministers here but in Eternity. Salvation cannot come without Revelation, it is in vain for any one to minister without it.
No man is a minister of Jesus Christ. without being a Prophet. No man can be the minister of Jesus Christ, except he has the testimony of Jesus & this is the Spirit of Prophesy. Whenever Sa[l]vation has been administered it has been by Testimony, Men of the present time testify of Heaven & of Hell, & have never Seen either & I will say that no man knows these things without this. Men profess to prophecy. I will prophecy that the signs of the coming of the Son of man are already commencd, one pestilence will dessolate after another. we shall soon have war & bloodshed. The Moon will be turned into blood, I testify of these things. & that the coming of the Son of Man is nigh [p. 68]
High, from the Ancient of Days— the time came that the saints possessed the kingdom— this not only makes us ministers here but in Eternity. Salvation cannot come without Revelation, it is in vain for any one to minister without it.
No man is a minister of Jesus Christ. without being a Prophet. No man can be the minister of Jesus Christ, except he has the testimony of Jesus & this is the Spirit of Prophesy. Whenever Salvation has been administered it has been by Testimony, Men of the present time testify of Heaven & of Hell, & have never Seen either & I will say that no man knows these things without this. Men profess to prophecy. I will prophecy that the signs of the coming of the Son of man are already commencd, one pestilence will dessolate after another. we shall soon have war & bloodshed. The Moon will be turned to blood, I testify of these things. & that the coming of the Son of Man is nigh [p. 68]
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