Revelation, 9 May 1831, as Recorded in Gilbert, Notebook [D&C 50]

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my Gospel by the Spirit, even the Comforter which was sent forth to teach the truth, & then received ye the Spirits which ye could not understand, and received them to be of God— and in this are ye justified?— Behold ye shall answer this question of yourselves, nevertheless I will be merciful unto you, he that is weak among you hereafter shall be made strong— verily I say unto you he that is of me, & sent forth to preach the word of truth by the Comforter in the Spirit of truth, doth he preach it by the Spirit of truth, or some other way, & if by some other way, it be not of God, and again he that receiveth the word of truth, doth he receive it by the Spirit of truth or some other way, if it be some other way it be not of God.— Wherefore why is it that ye cannot understand [p. [26]]
my Gospel by the Spirit, even the Comforter which was sent forth to teach the truth, & then received ye the Spirits which ye could not understand, and received them to be of God— and in this are ye justified?— Behold ye shall answer this question of yourselves, nevertheless I will be merciful unto you, he that is weak among you hereafter shall be made strong— verily I say unto you he that is of me, & sent forth to preach the word of truth by the Comforter in the Spirit of truth, doth he preach it by the Spirit of truth, or some other way, & if by some other way, it be not of God, and again he that receiveth the word of truth, doth he receive it by the Spirit of truth or some other way, if it be some other way it be not of God.— Wherefore why is it that ye cannot understand [p. [26]]
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