Discourse, between circa 26 June and circa 4 August 1839–B, as Reported by Willard Richards

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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hid in a field. This figure is a representation of the [kingdom] in the last days.
Michael = Adam. Noah. I am Gabriel— Well says I. Who are you? I am Peter, the Angel flying through the midst of heaven Moroni delivered the book of Mormon. The pearl of great price is the prepared for the Saints. Sell all you have got, purchase &c. What is the end of the world? the destruction of the wicked. The Angels have begun to be revealed. They shall bind up the testimony Like unto a merchantman buying goodly Pearls A net that gathers of every kind. The wheat gathered into barns; the tares left on the field to be burned. The Net gathers in of every kind. Those who held were more concerned about their children than themselves. It happens to be our Lot to live in a day when this takes place. [p. 75]
hid in a field. This figure is a representation of the [kingdom] in the last days.
Michael = Adam. Noah. I am Gabriel— Well says I. Who are you? I am Peter, the Angel flying through the midst of heaven Moroni delivered the book of Mormon. The pearl of great price is the prepared for the Saints. Sell all you have got, purchase &c. What is the end of the world? the destruction of the wicked. The Angels have begun to be revealed. They shall bind up the testimony Like unto a merchantman buying goodly Pearls A net that gathers of every kind. The wheat gathered into barns; the tares left on the field to be burned. The Net gathers in of every kind. Those who held were more concerned about their children than themselves. It happens to be our Lot to live in a day when this takes place. [p. 75]
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