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Instructions delivered sometime during July 1839
Source: Willard Richards Pocket Companion (copied from the notes of
All may receive Revelation
lt is the privilege of the Children of God to come to God & get Revelation.
Visions Reveal the Unexpected - Eternal Life
XIV John [verse 1] Let not your heart be troubled &c, [verse 2] There are a great
many Mansions in my Father's house. I am going to prepare one for you rather Better
than common. It is the privilege of the Sons of God to inherit the same Mansion &c.
When any person receives a vision of Heaven, he sees things that he never thought
of before. if we should tell of different glories as Paul did, in my fathers house there
are Many Mansions, every Man that receives the Gospel receives that inheritance that the
[verse 9] Everyone that hath seen me hath seen the Father.
[verse 12] He that believeth, any person that believes the works I do shall he do
also & greater works
[verse 13] The Father could not be glorified in the Son [verse 13] on any other
principle than we coming to God, asking, receiving, heavens open visions &c.--They are
done away because of unbelief--
[verse 16] I will pray the father & he shall send you another Comforter. There is
one Comforter [Holy Ghost] & another Comforter to abide with you forever, reach
to things within the vail, know that you are Sealed. If you get it, it will stand by you
forever. How is it obtained? Keep my commandments & I will pray &c.--
[verse 17] It is a privilege to view the Son of Man himself, he dwelleth with you &
shall be in you, his spirit shall be in you. [verse 18] I will not have you comfortless,
I will come to you, abide with you forever, Seal you up to Eternal life.
[verse 19] Yet a little while & you shall see me no more, but ye see me.--
[verse 21] He that hath my commandments & keepeth them, he it is that loveth me &c.--
I will manifest myself to him. if he does not he has not told the truth. I will put promises
in your hearts, that will not leave you that will Seal you up. We may come to the general
assembly & church of the first born, Spirits of Just men made perfect, unto Christ. The
innumerable company of Angels are those that have been resurrected from the dead. the
Spirits of Just men made perfect are those without bodies. lt is our privilege to pray
for & obtain these things.
[verse 22] How wit thou manifest thyself to us & not to the world? evidently knowing
that it would be so that he would manifest himself. There was no cholera, no mobs, before
this came. I told them that rejoiced in Mobs that they should have them, they have since
come in torrents. they did not receive the testimony of the Servants of the Son of God.
[verse 23] If a man love me he will keep my words, & my father will love him, & We
both me & my father will take our abode with him. There are certain characters that
walked with God, saw him, conversed about heaven &c.
[verse 26] but the comforter that I will send, (not the other comforter) shall
teach you all things.--who?--He that loveth me &c--This shall bring all things to
remembrance whatsoever things I have said unto you, he shall teach you until ye come
to me & my father. God is not a respecter of persons, we all have the same privilege.
Come to God weary him until he blesses you &c--we are entitled to the same blessings,
Jesus, revelations, Just Men &--Angels &c. &c. not Laying again the doctrine of Christ
go on unto perfection. Obtain that holy Spirit of promise--Then you can be sealed to Eternal Life.
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