Letter to “The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints,” 6 September 1842 [D&C 128]

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knowledge of God descend upon them. And again, what do we hear? Glad tidings from Cumorah! Moroni, An Angel from heaven, declaring the fulfilment of the prophets— the book to be revealed. A voice of the Lord in the wilderness of , Senneca County, declaring the three witnesses to bear record of the book. A voice The voice of Michael on the banks of the Susquehanna detecting the devil when he appeared as an Angel of light. The voice of Peter, James, and John in the wilderness between <> Susquehanna <County> and , Broom County; on the Susquehanna river, declaring themselves as possessing the keys of the kingdom, and of the dispensation of the fulness of times. And again, the voice of God in the chamber of old in , Senneca County and at sundry times, and in sundry divers places, through[ou]t all the travels, and tribulations, of this Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. And the voice of Michael the Archangel, the voice of Gabriel, and of Raphael, and of divers Angels from Michael or Adam, down to the present time; all declaring each one their dispensation, their rights, their keys, their honors, their majesty & glory, and the power of the◊◊ their priesthood; giving line upon line; precept upon precept; here a little and there a little. Giving us consolation by holding forth that which is to come and confirming our hope.
Brethren, shall we not go on in so great a cause Go forward and not backward. Courage brethren; and on—on to the victory. Let your hearts rejoice [p. 7]
knowledge of God descend upon them. And again, what do we hear? Glad tidings from Cumorah! Moroni, An Angel from heaven, declaring the fulfilment of the prophets— the book to be revealed. A voice of the Lord in the wilderness of , Senneca County, declaring the three witnesses to bear record of the book. The voice of Michael on the banks of the Susquehanna detecting the devil when he appeared as an Angel of light. The voice of Peter, James, and John in the wilderness between Susquehanna County and , Broom County; on the Susquehanna river, declaring themselves as possessing the keys of the kingdom, and of the dispensation of the fulness of times. And again, the voice of God in the chamber of old in , Senneca County and at sundry times, and in divers places, throughout all the travels, and tribulations, of this Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. And the voice of Michael the Archangel, the voice of Gabriel, and of Raphael, and of divers Angels from Michael or Adam, down to the present time; all declaring each one their dispensation, their rights, their keys, their honors, their majesty & glory, and the power of their priesthood; giving line upon line; precept upon precept; here a little and there a little. Giving us consolation by holding forth that which is to come and confirming our hope.
Brethren, shall we not go on in so great a cause Go forward and not backward. Courage brethren; and on—on to the victory. Let your hearts rejoice [p. 7]
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