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

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done many wonderful works? And then will I profess unto them I never knew you depart from me ye that work iniquity Therefore whoso heareth these sayings of mine & doeth them I will liken him unto a wise man which built his house upon a rock & the rain descended & the floods came & the winds blew & beat upon that house & it fell not for it was founded upon a rock & every one that heareth these sayings of mine & doeth them not shall be likened unto a foolish man which built his house upon the sand & the rain descended & the floods came & the winds blew & beat upon that house & it fell & great was the fall of it
Third Nephi, Chapter 7 [3 Nephi 15–16]
Chapter [blank] And it now it came to pass that when Jesus had ended these sayings he cast his eyes round about on the multitude & saith unto them Behold ye have heard the things which I have taught before I ascended to my Father therefore whos remembereth these sayings of mine & doeth them him will I raise up at the last day And it came to pass that when Jesus had said these words he pese perseived that there were some among them which marvelled & wondered what he would concearning the law of Moses for they understood not the saying that old things had passed away & that all things had become new & he saith unto them marvel not that I said unto you that old things had passed awag & that all things had become new behold I say unto you that the law is fulfilled that was given unto Moses behold I am he that gave the law & I am he which covenanted with my people Israel therefore the law in me is fulfilled for I have come to fulfil the law therefore it hath an end behold I do not destroy the prophets for as many as have not been fulfilled in me verily I say unto you shall all be fulfilled & because I said unto you that old things hath passed awy I do not destroy that which hath been spoken concerning things which is to come for behold the covenants which I have made with my people is not all fulfilled but the law which was given unto Moses hath an end in me behold I am the law & the light look unto me & endure to the end & ye shall live for unto him that endureth to the end will I give Eternal life behold I have given unto you the commandments therefore keep my commandments & this is the law & the prophets for they truly testify <​testified​> of me And now it came to pass that when Jesus had spoken these words he said unto those twelve whom he had chosen Ye are my desipels & ye are a light unto this people which are a remnant of the house of Joseph & behold this is the land of your inheritance & <​&​> the Father hath given it unto you & not at any time hath the Father given me commandment that I should tell it unto your brethren at Jerusalem neither at any time hath the Father given me commandment that I should tell unto them concerning the other Tribes of the house of Israel which the Father hath led away out of the land [p. 387]
done many wonderful works? And then will I profess unto them I never knew you depart from me ye that work iniquity Therefore whoso heareth these sayings of mine & doeth them I will liken him unto a wise man which built his house upon a rock & the rain descended & the floods came & the winds blew & beat upon that house & it fell not for it was founded upon a rock & every one that heareth these sayings of mine & doeth them not shall be likened unto a foolish man which built his house upon the sand & the rain descended & the floods came & the winds blew & beat upon that house & it fell & great was the fall of it
Third Nephi, Chapter 7 [3 Nephi 15–16]
Chapter [blank] And now it came to pass that when Jesus had ended these sayings he cast his eyes round about on the multitude & saith unto them Behold ye have heard the things which I have taught before I ascended to my Father therefore whos remembereth these sayings of mine & doeth them him will I raise up at the last day And it came to pass that when Jesus had said these words he perseived that there were some among them which marvelled & wondered what he would concearning the law of Moses for they understood not the saying that old things had passed away & that all things had become new & he saith unto them marvel not that I said unto you that old things had passed awag & that all things had become new behold I say unto you that the law is fulfilled that was given unto Moses behold I am he that gave the law & I am he which covenanted with my people Israel therefore the law in me is fulfilled for I have come to fulfil the law therefore it hath an end behold I do not destroy the prophets for as many as have not been fulfilled in me verily I say unto you shall all be fulfilled & because I said unto you that old things hath passed awy I do not destroy that which hath been spoken concerning things which is to come for behold the covenants which I have made with my people is not all fulfilled but the law which was given unto Moses hath an end in me behold I am the law & the light look unto me & endure to the end & ye shall live for unto him that endureth to the end will I give Eternal life behold I have given unto you the commandments therefore keep my commandments & this is the law & the prophets for they truly testified of me And now it came to pass that when Jesus had spoken these words he said unto those twelve whom he had chosen Ye are my desipels & ye are a light unto this people which are a remnant of the house of Joseph & behold this is the land of your inheritance & the Father hath given it unto you & not at any time hath the Father given me commandment that I should tell it unto your brethren at Jerusalem neither at any time hath the Father given me commandment that I should tell unto them concerning the other Tribes of the house of Israel which the Father hath led away out of the land [p. 387]
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