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

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Men at the present time testify of heaven and hell and have never seen either, and I will say that no man knows these things without this. Men profess to prophecy. I will prophecy that the signs of the coming of the Son of man are already commenced, one pestilence will desolate after another. We shall soon have war and bloodshed, the moon will be turned to blood. I testify of these things and that the coming of the Son of man is nigh, even at your very doors. If our souls and <​our​> bodies are not looking forth for the coming of the Son of man and after we are dead if we are not looking forth we shall be among those who are calling for the rocks to fall upon us &c. The hearts of the children will have to be turned to the fathers and the [p. 19]
Men at the present time testify of heaven and hell and have never seen either, and I will say that no man knows these things without this. Men profess to prophecy. I will prophecy that the signs of the coming of the Son of man are already commenced, one pestilence will desolate after another. We shall soon have war and bloodshed, the moon will be turned to blood. I testify of these things and that the coming of the Son of man is nigh, even at your very doors. If our souls and our bodies are not looking forth for the coming of the Son of man and after we are dead if we are not looking forth we shall be among those who are calling for the rocks to fall upon us &c. The hearts of the children will have to be turned to the fathers and the [p. 19]
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