Instruction on Priesthood, circa 5 October 1840

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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And if they offered sacrifices they must be authorized by . We read in Gen 4th chap. V.4 that [“]Abel brought of the firstlings of the flock and the fat thereof and the Lord had respect to Abel and to his offring.[”] And again Heb 11 chap 4 verse. [“]By Faith abel offered unto God a more excellent Sacrifice than Cain by which he obtained witness that he was righteous God testifying of his gifts and by it he being dead yet speaketh.[”] How doth he yet speak? Why he magnified the which was confired [conferred] upon him and died a righteous man, and therefore has become a righteous man an angel of God by receiving his [p. 4]
And if they offered sacrifices they must be authorized by . We read in Gen 4th chap. V.4 that [“]Abel brought of the firstlings of the flock and the fat thereof and the Lord had respect to Abel and to his offring.” And again Heb 11 chap 4 verse. [“]By Faith abel offered unto God a more excellent Sacrifice than Cain by which he obtained witness that he was righteous God testifying of his gifts and by it he being dead yet speaketh.” How doth he yet speak? Why he magnified the which was confired [conferred] upon him and died a righteous man, and therefore has become a an angel of God by receiving his [p. 4]
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