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

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be judged according to their works & it shall come to pass that whoso repenteth & is baptised in my name shall be filled & if he endureth to the end behold him will I hold Guiltless before my Father at the that day when I shall stand to judge the world & he that endureth not unto the end the same is he that is also hewn down & cast into the fire from whence they can no more return because of the justice of the Father & this is the word which he hath given unto the Children of men & for this cause he fulfils fulfileth the words which he hath spoken given & he lieth not but fulfileth all his words & no unclean thing can enter into his Kingdom therefore nothing entereth into his rest save it be those who have washed their garments in my blood because of their faith & the repentance of all their sins & their faithfulness unto the end, now this is the commandnent repent all ye ends of the earth & come unto me & be Baptised in my name that ye may be sanctified by the reception of the Holy Ghost that ye may stand spotless before me at the last day verily verily I say unto you this is my Gospel & ye know the thing that ye must do in my Church for the works which ye have seen me do that shall ye olso do that which ye have seen me do even that shall ye do therefore if ye do these things blessed are ye for ye shall be lifted up at the last day
Third Nephi, Chapter 13 [3 Nephi 27:23–29:9]
Chapter XIII
Write the things which ye have seen & heard save it be those which are forbidden write the words of this People which shall be even as hath been written of that which hath been for behold out of the Books which have been written & which shall be written shall this People be judged for by <them shall> their works be known unto men & behold all things are written by the Father therefore out of the Books which shall be written shall the world be judged & know ye that ye shall be judged judges of this People according to the judgment which I shall give unto you which shall be just therefore what manner of men had ye aught to be verily I say unto you even as I am. and now I go unto the Father and verily I say unto you whatsoever things ye shall ask the Father in my name it shall be given unto you therefore ask & ye shall receive knock & it shall be opened unto you for he that asketh receiveth & to him that knocketh it shall be opened and <now> behold my joy is great even unto fullness because of you & also this Generation yea & even the Father rejoiceth & also all the holy Angels because of you & this Generation for none of them lost behold I would that yo should understand for I mean them which are now alive of this Generation & none of them are lost & in them I have fullness of joy but behold it sorroweth me because of the fourth Generation from this Generation for they are lead away captive by him even as was the Son of Perdition for they will sell me for silver & for Gold & for that moth doth corrupt & which thieves can break through & steal & in that day will I visit them even in turning their works upside their own heads & it came to pass that when [p. 406]
be judged according to their works & it shall come to pass that whoso repenteth & is baptised in my name shall be filled & if he endureth to the end behold him will I hold Guiltless before my Father at that day when I shall stand to judge the world & he that endureth not unto the end the same is he that is also hewn down & cast into the fire from whence they can no more return because of the justice of the Father & this is the word which he hath given unto the Children of men & for this cause he fulfileth the words which he hath given & he lieth not but fulfileth all his words & no unclean thing can enter into his Kingdom therefore nothing entereth into his rest save it be those who have washed their garments in my blood because of their faith & the repentance of all their sins & their faithfulness unto the end, now this is the commandnent repent all ye ends of the earth & come unto me & be Baptised in my name that ye may be sanctified by the reception of the Holy Ghost that ye may stand spotless before me at the last day verily verily I say unto you this is my Gospel & ye know the thing that ye must do in my Church for the works which ye have seen me do that shall ye olso do that which ye have seen me do even that shall ye do therefore if ye do these things blessed are ye for ye shall be lifted up at the last day
Third Nephi, Chapter 13 [3 Nephi 27:23–29:9]
Chapter XIII
Write the things which ye have seen & heard save it be those which are forbidden write the words of this People which shall be even as hath been written of that which hath been for behold out of the Books which have been written & which shall be written shall this People be judged for by them shall their works be known unto men & behold all things are written by the Father therefore out of the Books which shall be written shall the world be judged & know ye that ye shall be judges of this People according to the judgment which I shall give unto you which shall be just therefore what manner of men had ye aught to be verily I say unto you even as I am. and now I go unto the Father and verily I say unto you whatsoever things ye shall ask the Father in my name it shall be given unto you therefore ask & ye shall receive knock & it shall be opened unto you for he that asketh receiveth & to him that knocketh it shall be opened and now behold my joy is great even unto fullness because of you & also this Generation yea & even the Father rejoiceth & also all the holy Angels because of you & this Generation for none of them lost behold I would that yo should understand for I mean them which are now alive of this Generation & none of them are lost & in them I have fullness of joy but behold it sorroweth me because of the fourth Generation from this Generation for they are lead away captive by him even as was the Son of Perdition for they will sell me for silver & for Gold & for that moth doth corrupt & which thieves can break through & steal & in that day will I visit them even in turning their works upside their own heads & it came to pass that when [p. 406]
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