Discourse, between circa 26 June and circa 4 August 1839–A, as Reported by William Clayton

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  • Historical Introduction
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is plain in heaven. Every spirit and vision or singing is not of God. The Devil is an orator &c; he is powerful, he took our Savior to a pinnacle of the Temple and kept him in the wilderness for forty days. The gift of discerning spirits will be given to the , pray for him &c. Speak not in the gift of tongues without understanding it, or without interpretation. The Devil can speak in tongues. The adversary will come with his work, he can tempt all classes, can speak in English or Dutch. Let no one speak in tongues unless he interpret except by the consent of one who is placed to preside, then he may discern or interpret, or another may. Let us seek for the glory of Abraham, Noah, Adam, the , have communion with these things and then we shall be among that number when Christ comes. [p. 25]
is plain in heaven. Every spirit and vision or singing is not of God. The Devil is an orator &c; he is powerful, he took our Savior to a pinnacle of the Temple and kept him in the wilderness for forty days. The gift of discerning spirits will be given to the , pray for him &c. Speak not in the gift of tongues without understanding it, or without interpretation. The Devil can speak in tongues. The adversary will come with his work, he can tempt all classes, can speak in English or Dutch. Let no one speak in tongues unless he interpret except by the consent of one who is placed to preside, then he may discern or interpret, or another may. Let us seek for the glory of Abraham, Noah, Adam, the , have communion with these things and then we shall be among that number when Christ comes. [p. 25]
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