Instruction on Priesthood, 5 October 1840

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for their bodies, but we shall leave this subject  and the subject of the terrestial bodies for another  time in order to treat upon them more fully
The next great grand patriarch who held the  of the was Lamech See Gen 5 Chap 28 & 29  verses— [“]And Lamech lived 182 years and begat a Son  and he beg called his name Noah saying this same shall  comfort us concerning our work and the toil of our  hands because of the ground which the Lord has  Curst.[”] The priesthood continued from Lamech to Noah  Gen 6 Chap 13 verse. [“]And God said unto Noah the end  of all flesh is before me, for the earth is filled with  violence through them, and behold I will destroy  them with the earth,” thus we behold the keys of  this priesthood consisted in obtaining the voice  of Jehovah that he talked with him in a familiare  and friendly manner, that he continued to him  the keys, the covenants, the power and the glory  with which he blessed Adam at the beginning  and the offring of sacrifice which also shall be  continued at the last time. for all the  and duties that ever have been required by the priest hood under the directions and of  the Almighty in the last dispensation at the end  thereof in any of the , shall all  be had in the last dispensations— Therefore  all things had under the Authority of the Priesthood  At any former period shall be had again—  bringing to pass the restoration spoken of  by the mouth of all the Holy prophets— then  <Malach 3— 3> shall the Sons of Levi offer unto the Lord  an acceptable offering” [p. 8]
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for their bodies, but we shall leave this subject and the subject of the terrestial bodies for another time in order to treat upon them more fully
The next great grand patriarch who held the of the was Lamech See Gen 5 Chap 28 & 29 verses— [“]And Lamech lived 182 years and begat a Son and he called his name Noah saying this same shall comfort us concerning our work and the toil of our hands because of the ground which the Lord has Curst.” The priesthood continued from Lamech to Noah Gen 6 Chap 13 verse. [“]And God said unto Noah the end of all flesh is before me, for the earth is filled with violence through them, and behold I will destroy them with the earth,” thus we behold the keys of this priesthood consisted in obtaining the voice of Jehovah that he talked with him in a familiare and friendly manner, that he continued to him the keys, the covenants, the power and the glory with which he blessed Adam at the beginning and the offring of sacrifice which also shall be continued at the last time. for all the and duties that ever have been required by the priesthood under the directions and of the Almighty in any of the , shall all be had in the last dispensations— Therefore all things had under the Authority of the Priesthood At any former period shall be had again— bringing to pass the restoration spoken of by the mouth of all the Holy prophets— [p. 8]
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