The Founder of Mormonism: A Psychological Study of Joseph Smith, Jr

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Dodd, Mead, 1903 - Mormons - 446 pages
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Page 206 - Jared, who came from the tower of which hath been spoken; and we also know that they have been translated by the gift and power of God, for his voice hath declared. it unto us; wherefore, we know of a surety that the work is true.
Page 53 - I had scarcely done so, when immediately I was seized upon by some power which entirely overcame me and had such astonishing influence over me as to bind my tongue so that I could not speak. Thick darkness gathered around me and it seemed to me for a time as if I were doomed to sudden destruction.
Page 419 - ... it shall be done unto them in all things whatsoever my servant hath put upon them in time and through all eternity; and shall be of full force when they are out of the world, and they shall pass by the angels and the gods, which are set there, to their exaltation and glory in all things, as hath been sealed upon their heads, which glory shall be a fulness and a continuation of the seeds for ever and ever.
Page 214 - Behold, you have not understood ; you have supposed that I would give it unto you, when you took no thought, save it was to ask me ; but, behold, I say unto you, that you must study it out in your mind ; then you must ask me if it be right, and if it is right, I will cause that your bosom - shall burn within you; there'fere, you shall feel that it is right ; but if it be not right, you shall have no such feelings, but you.
Page 416 - Verily, thus saith the Lord unto you, my servant Joseph, that inasmuch as you have inquired of my hand, to know and understand wherein I, the Lord, justified my servants Abraham, Isaac and Jacob; as also Moses, David and Solomon, my servants, as touching the principle and doctrine of their having many wives and concubines: 2. Behold! and lo, I am the Lord thy God, and will answer thee as touching this matter: 3.
Page 229 - Smith has shown unto us, for we have seen and hefted, and know of a surety that the said Smith has got the plates of which we have spoken. And we give our names unto the world, to witness unto the world that which we have seen; and we lie not, God bearing witness of it.
Page 405 - We believe the Bible to be the word of God, as far as it is translated correctly ; we also believe the Book of Mormon to be the word of God.
Page 51 - If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, who giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not, and it shall be given him,
Page 405 - We believe all that God has revealed, all that He does now reveal, and we believe that He will yet reveal many great and important things pertaining to the Kingdom of God.
Page 405 - We believe that through the atonement of Christ all mankind may be saved by obedience to the laws and ordinances of the gospel.

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