Discourse, between circa 26 June and circa 4 August 1839–A, as Reported by William Clayton

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both false and true &c. Being born again comes by the Spirit of God through . An Angel of God never has wings. Some will say that they have seen a spirit, that he offered them his hand but they did not touch it; this is a lie for it is contrary to the plan of God. A spirit cannot come but in glory. An Angel has flesh and bones, we see not their glory. The Devil may appear as an angel of light. Ask God to reveal it; if it be of the Devil he will flee from you, if of God he will manifest himself or make it manifest. We may come to Jesus, he will know all about it. If he comes to a little child he will adopt himself to the language and capacity of a little child. There is no gold nor silver &c it is false all [p. 24]
both false and true &c. Being born again comes by the Spirit of God through . An Angel of God never has wings. Some will say that they have seen a spirit, that he offered them his hand but they did not touch it; this is a lie for it is contrary to the plan of God. A spirit cannot come but in glory. An Angel has flesh and bones, we see not their glory. The Devil may appear as an angel of light. Ask God to reveal it; if it be of the Devil he will flee from you, if of God he will manifest himself or make it manifest. We may come to Jesus, he will know all about it. If he comes to a little child he will adopt himself to the language and capacity of a little child. There is no gold nor silver &c it is false all [p. 24]
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