Printer’s Manuscript of the Book of Mormon, circa August 1829–circa January 1830

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were ordained after the order of his son in a manner that thereby the people might know in what manner to look forward to his Son for redemption and this is the manner after which they were ordained being Called and prepared from the foundation of the world according to the fore knowledge of God on account of their exceeding faith and good works in the first place being left to Choose good or evil therefore they having chosen good exercising exceeding great faith are called with a holy calling yea with that holy calling which was prepared with and according to a preparatory redemption for such and thus they having been called to this holy Calling on account of their faith while others would reject the spirit of God on account of the hardness of their hearts and blindness of their minds while if it had not been for this they might had as great privilege as their Brethren or in fine in the first place they were on the same standing with their Brethren thus this holy calling Being prepared from the foundation of the world for such as would not harden their hearts being in & through the atonement of the only begotten Son which was prepared and thus being Called by this holy Calling and ordained unto the high Priesthood of the holy order of God to teach his Commandments unto the children of men that they also might enter into his rest this highpriesthood being after the order of his son which order was from the foundation of the world or in other words being without begining of days or end of years being prepared from eternity to all eternity according to his foreknowledge of all things now they were ordained after this manner being Called with a holy Calling and ordained with a holy ordinance and takeing upon themselves the high Priesthood of the holy order which calling and ordinance and high Priesthood is without beginning or end thus they become high Priests forever after the order of the son of the only begotten of the Father which is without begining of days or end of years which is full of Grace equity and truth and thus it is Amen——
Alma, Chapter 10 [Alma 13:10–15:19]
Chapter 10th.
Now as I said concerning the holy Order or this High Priesthood there were many which were Ordained and became high Priests of God and it was on account of the exceding faith and repentance and their righteousness before God they chooseing to repent and work righteousness rather than to perish therefore they were Called after this holy order and were sanctified and their garments were washed white through the blood of the Lamb now they after being sanctified by the Holy Ghost having their garments made white being pure and spotless before God could not look upon sin save it were with abhorence and there were many, an exceeding great many which were made pure and entered into the rest of the Lord their God, and now my Brethren I would that ye should humble yourselves before God and bring forth fruit Mete for repentance that ye may also enter into that rest yea [p. 201]
were ordained after the order of his son in a manner that thereby the people might know in what manner to look forward to his Son for redemption and this is the manner after which they were ordained being Called and prepared from the foundation of the world according to the fore knowledge of God on account of their exceeding faith and good works in the first place being left to Choose good or evil therefore they having chosen good exercising exceeding great faith are called with a holy calling yea with that holy calling which was prepared with and according to a preparatory redemption for such and thus they having been called to this holy Calling on account of their faith while others would reject the spirit of God on account of the hardness of their hearts and blindness of their minds while if it had not been for this they might had as great privilege as their Brethren or in fine in the first place they were on the same standing with their Brethren thus this holy calling Being prepared from the foundation of the world for such as would not harden their hearts being in & through the atonement of the only begotten Son which was prepared and thus being Called by this holy Calling and ordained unto the high Priesthood of the holy order of God to teach his Commandments unto the children of men that they also might enter into his rest this highpriesthood being after the order of his son which order was from the foundation of the world or in other words being without begining of days or end of years being prepared from eternity to all eternity according to his foreknowledge of all things now they were ordained after this manner being Called with a holy Calling and ordained with a holy ordinance and takeing upon them the high Priesthood of the holy order which calling and ordinance and high Priesthood is without beginning or end thus they become high Priests forever after the order of the son of the only begotten of the Father which is without begining of days or end of years which is full of Grace equity and truth and thus it is Amen——
Alma, Chapter 10 [Alma 13:10–15:19]
Chapter 10th.
Now as I said concerning the holy Order or this High Priesthood there were many which were Ordained and became high Priests of God and it was on account of the exceding faith and repentance and their righteousness before God they chooseing to repent and work righteousness rather than to perish therefore they were Called after this holy order and were sanctified and their garments were washed white through the blood of the Lamb now they after being sanctified by the Holy Ghost having their garments made white being pure and spotless before God could not look upon sin save it were with abhorence and there were many, exceeding great many which were made pure and entered into the rest of the Lord their God, and now my Brethren I would that ye should humble yourselves before God and bring forth fruit Mete for repentance that ye may also enter into that rest yea [p. 201]
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