Articles and Covenants, circa April 1830, as Recorded in Hyde and Smith, Notebook [D&C 20]
“Articles and Covenants,” [, Seneca Co., NY, ca. Apr. 1830, though parts may have been received as early as ca. summer 1829]. Version copied [between ca. Oct. 1831 and 1 Feb. 1832] in Hyde and Smith, Notebook, –; handwriting of ; Revelations Collection, CHL.
that is sanctified also & know that these things are true & agreeable to the revelations of John neither adding nor diminishing to the prophecy of his book neither to the neither to the revelations of God which shall come hereafter by the neither by the voice of God neither by the ministering of & the Lord God hath spoken it & honour power & Glory be rendered to his holy name both now & ever Amen
And again by way of to the church, concerning the manner of Behold whosoever humbleth himself before God & desireth to be Baptized & come forth with a broken heart & contrite spirit & witnesseth unto the Church that they have truly repented of all their sins & are welling to take upon them the name of Christ haveing a determination to serve him unto the end & truly manifest by their works that they have recd the spirit of Christ unto the remission of their sins then shall they be received unto Baptism into the . The duty of the & members of the [p. ]