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CHAPTER Y... | thou shalt be the father of his lies. Satan estranges man from God-Salvation 10 Thou shalt be called Perdition, preached-- Birth of Cain and cl- Secret combinatime- Abel suurin, Cain cursed

for thou wast also before the world, Secrets revealed by Lamech's voives--The

and it shall be said in time to come, eurth cursed.

that these abominations were had AND the Lord God called upon from Cain, for he rejected the greater A men, by the Holy Ghost, every-counsel, which was had from God; where, and commanded them that and this is a cursing which I will put they should repent;

.. upon thee, except thou repent. ' 2 And as many as believed in the il And Cain was wroth, and listened Son, and repented of their i sins, not any more to the voice of the Lord, should be saved. And as many as neither to Abel his brother, who believed not, and repented not, should walked in holiness before the Lord. be damned. And the words went : 12 And 'Adam also, and his wife, forth, out of the mouth of God, in a mourned before the Lord, because of firm decree, wherefore they must be Cain and his brethren. . . ! fulfilled.

13 And it came to pass that Cain 3 And Adam ceased not to call upon took one of his brother's daughters God; and Eve also his wife.

to wife, and they loved Satan more 4 And Adam knew Eve his wife, thap God... and she conceived and bare Cain, 14 And Satan said unto Cain, Swear and said, I have gotten a man from unto me by thy throat, and if thou the Lord; wherefore he may not re tell it thou shalt die; and 'swear thy ject his words. But, behold, also | brethren by their beads, and by the Cain hearkened not, saying, Who is living God, that they tell it not; for the Lord, that I should know him? Tif they tell it they shall surely die :

5 And she again conceived, and and this that thy father may not bare his brother Abel. And Abel | know it; and this day I will deliver hearkened unto the voice of the thy brother Abel into thine hands. Lord. And Abel was a keeper of 15 And Satan swear unto Cain, that sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the he would do according to his comground.

mands. And all these things were 6 And Cain loved Satan more than done in secret. . God. And Satan commanded him, 16 And Cain saith, Truly I am saying, Make an offering unto the Mahan, the master of this great Lord. And in process of time it secret, that I may murder and get came to pass, that Cain brought of gain. Wherefore Cain was called the fruit of the ground an offering Master Mahan ; and he gloried in his unto the Lord.

wickedness. 7 And bel, he also brought, of the 17 And Cain went into the field, and firstlings of his flock, and of the fat Cain talked with Abel his brother; thereof; and the Lord had respect and it came to pass, that while they unto Abel, and to his offering; but were in the field, Cain rose up against unto Cain, and to his offering, he had Abel his brother, and slew him. not respect.

18 And Cain gloried in that which 8 Now Satan knew this, and it he had done, saying, I am free; pleased nim. And Cain was very surely the flocks of my brother falleth wroth, and his countenance fell into my handa.

. . . 9 And the Lord said unto Cain, Why . 19 And the Lord said unto Cain, art thou wroth? Why is thy counte- Where is Abel, thy brother? And he nance fallen? If thou doest well said, I know not, am I my brother's thou shalt be accepted, and if thou keeper ? doest not well, sin lieth at the door; 20° And the Lord said, What hast and Satan desireth to bave thee, and thou done? The voice of thy brother's except thou shalt hearken unto my blood cries unto me from the ground. commandments, I will deliver thee 21 And now, thou shalt be curred up, and it shall be unto thee accord from the earth, which hath opened ing to his desire; and thou shalt rule her mouth to receive thy brother'e rver him, for from this time forth / blood from thy hand. : . :

22 When tbou tiilest the ground, it wounding, and a young man to my shall not benceforth yield unto thee hurt. ber strength: a fugitive and a 34 If Cain shall be avenged sevenvagabond shalt thou be in the earth. fold, truly Lamech shall be seventy

23 And Cain said unto the Lord, and seven fold. Satan tempted me, because of my 35 For, Lamech having entered into brotber's tocks; and I was wroth a covenant with Satan, after the manalso, for his othering thou didst accept, ner of Cain, wherein he became and not mine.

Master Mahan, master of that great 24 My punishment is greater than I secret which was administered unto can bear! Behold, thou hast driven Cain by Satan; me out this day from the face of the 36 And Irad, the son of Enoch, Lord, and from thy face shall I be having known their secret, began to bid; and I shall be a fugitive and a reveal it unto the sons of Adam; vagabond in the earth; and it shall wherefore, Lamech, being angry, slew come to pass, that be that findeth ine him, not like unto Cain his brother will slay ne, because of mine in- Abel for the sake of getting gain; iquities, for these things are not hid but he slew him for the oath's sake; from the Lord.

37 For, from the days of Cain, there 25 And I, the Lord, said unto him, was a secret combination, and their Whosoever slayeth thee, vengeance works were in the dark, and they shall be taken on biin seven-fold; and knew every man his brother. 1. the Lord. set a mark upon Cain, l 38 Wherefore the Lord cursed Lalest any finding him should kill hiin. mech and his house, and all they

26 And Cain was shut out froin the that had covenanted with Satan; for presence of the Lord, and with his they kept not the commandments of wite and many of his bretbren, dwelt God. And it displeased God, and he in the land of Nod, on the east of Eden. ministered not unto them.

27 And Cain knew bis wife, and she 39 And their works were abominaconceived and bare Enoch, and he tions, and began to spread among all also begat many song and daughters. the sons of men. And it was among Aud be builded a city, and he called the sons of men. the name of the city after the name 40 And among the daughters of men, of his son Enoch.

these things were not spoken; be28 And unto Enoch was born Irad, Icause that Lamech had spoken the and other sons and daughters, and secret unto

and they reIrad begat Mahujael, and other sons | belled against him, and declared and daughters.

these things abroad, and had not 29 And Mabujael begat Methusael, compassion. I and other sons and daughters. And 41 Wherefore Lamech was despised, Methusael begat Lamech.

and cast out, and came not among 30 And Lamecba took unto himself the sons of men, lest he should die. two wives, the name of one being 42 And thus the works of darkness Adab, and the name of the other, began to prevail among all the sons Zillah.

of men. 31 And Adah bare Jabal; he was 43 And God cursed the earth with the father of such as dwell in tents, a sore curse, and was angry with the and they were keepers of cattle; and wicked, with all the sons of men whom his brother's name was Jubal, who he had made, for they would not was the father of all such as handle bearken unto his voice, nor believe the barp and organ.

on his Only Begotten Son, even him 32 And Zillah, she also bare Tubal whom he declared should come in the Cain, an instructor of every artificer meridian of tinie; who was prepared in brass and iron; and the sister of from before the foundation of the Tubal Cain was called Naamah. world.

33 And Lamech said unto his wives, 44 And thus the gospel began to be Adah and Zillab, Hear my voice, ye preached from the beginning, being wives of Lamech; hearken unto my declared by holy angels, sent forth speech, for I have slain a man to my 'from the presence of God; and by his own voice, and by the gift of the 10 And Adam lived one hundred Holy Ghost.

and thirty years, and begat a son in 45 And thus all things were con- his own likeness, after his own image, firmed unto Adam by an boly ordi- and called his name Seth. nance ; and the gospel preached; and 11 And the days of Adam, after he a decree sent forth that it should be bad begotten Seth, were eight hun. in the world until the end thereof;dred years. And he begat many and thus it was. Amen.

sons and daughters. And all the days CHAPTER VI.

tbat Adam lived, were nine hundred Adam warns men to repent-- th is born

and thirty years; and he died. The priesthood is shown Book of generatuins kept-Sitan has dominim-God's

12 Seth lived one hundred and five promise to Enoch-Enoch's vision--His

years, and begat Enos, and propheprraching.

sied in all his days, and taught his AND Adam hearkened unto the son Enos in the ways of God. WhereA voice of God, and called upon | fore Enos prophesied also. And Seth his sons to repent.

lived after he begat Enos, eight hun2 And Adam knew his wife again, dred and seven years, and begat many and she bare a son, and he called his sons and daughters. name Seth.

13 And the children of men were 3 And Adam glorified the name of numerous upon all the face of the

he said, God hath appointed land. And in those days, Satan had me another seed instead of Abel whom great dominion among men, and raged Cain slew.

in their hearts; and from thenceforth 4 And God revealed himself unto came wars and bloodshed. Seth, and he rebelled pot, but offered 14 And a man's band was against an acceptable sacrifice like unto his his own brother in administering brother Abel. And to him also was death, because of secret works, seek

ing for power. And all the days of Enos.

Seth were nine hundred and twelve 5 And then began these men to call years: and he died. upon the name of the Lord; and the 15 And Enos lived ninety years, and Lord blessed them; and a book of begat Cainan. And Enos, and the remembrance was kept in the which residue of the people of God, came was recorded in the language of Adam, out from the land which was called for it was given unto as many as Shulon, and dwelt in a land of procalled upon God, to write by the mise, which he called after his own Spirit of inspiration;

son, whom he had named Cainan. © And by them their children were 16 And Enos lived, after he begat taught to read and write, having a Cainan, eight hundred and fifteen language which was pure and unde- years, and begat many sons and filed.

daughters. And all the days of Enos 7 Now this same priesthood which were nine hundred and five years; was in the beginning, shall be in the and he died. end of the world also.

17 And Cainan lived seventy years, 8 Now this prophecy Adam spake, and begat Mabalaleel. as he was moved upon by the Holy 18 And Cainan lived after he begat Ghost.

Mahalaleel, eight hundred and forty 9 And a genealogy was kept of the years, and begat sons and daughters. children of God. And this was the And all the days of Cainan were nino book of the generations of Adam, hundred and ten years; and he died. saying, In the day that God created 19 And Mahalaleel lived sixty-fivo man, (in the likeness of God made years, and begat Jared. he him,) in the image of his own 20 And Mahalaleel lived after he bebody, male and female created he got Jared, eight hundred and thirty them, and blessed them, and called years, and begat sons and daughters. their name Adam, in the day when And all the days of Mabalaleel were they were created, and became living eight hundred and ninety-five years; souls, in the land, upon the footstool and he died. of God.

| 21 And Jared lived one hundrad and sixty-two years, and begat Enoch. that I have found favour in thy

22 And Jared lived, after he begat sight, and am but a lad, and all the Enoch, eight hundred years, and be people hate me, for I am slow of gat sons and daughters. And Jared speech; wherefore am I thy servant 7 Laught Enoch in all the ways of God. 33 And the Lord said unto Enoch, ae genealogy of the Go forth, and do as I have com

| manded thee, and no man shall God, with whom God himself con- pierce thee. versed.

34 Open thy mouth, and it shall be

righteousness, and spake and pro- for all flesh is in my hands, and I pbesied, and called upon all men will do as seemeth me good. everywbere to repent. And faith was 35 Say unto this people, Choose ye taogbt unto the children of men. this day to serve the Lord God who

25 And it came to pass, that all the made you. days of Jared were nine hundred and 36 Behold, my Spirit is upon you; sixty-two years; and he died. I wherefore all thy words will I justify,

26 Aod Enoch lived sixty-five years, and the mountains shall flee before and begat Methuselah. And it came you, and the rivers shall turn from to pass that Enoch journeyed in the their course; and thou shalt abide in land, among the people, and as he me, and I in you; therefore walk journeyed, the Spirit of God descend with me. ed out of heaven, and abode upon 37 And the Lord spake unto Enoch, him;

and said unto him, Anoint thine eyes 27 And he heard a voice from hea- with clay, and wash them, and thou ven, saying, Enoch, my son, prophesy shalt see; and he did so. unto this people, and say unto them, 38 And he beheld the spirits that Repent, for thus saith the Lord, I God had created, and he beheld also am angry with this people, and my things which were not visible to the fierce anger is kindled against them; natural eye; and from thenceforth for their hearts have waxed hard, came the saying abroad in the land, and their ears are dull of hearing, A seer bath the Lord raised up unto and their eyes cannot see afar off. his people.

29 And for these many generations, | 39 And it came to pass, that Enoch even since the day that I created went forth in the land, among the them, have they gone astray, and people, standing upon the bills, and bare denied me, and have sought the high places, and cried with a their own counsels in the dark; and loud voice, testifying against their in their own abominations have they works. devised murder, and have not kept 40 And all men were offended bethe commandments which I gave cause of him; and they came forth unto their father Adam.

to hear him upon the bigh places, 29 Wherefore, they have forsworn saying unto the tent-kee bers, Tarry themselves, and by their oaths they ye here and keep the tents, while we have brought upon themselves death. go yonder to behold the seer, for he

30 And an hell I have prepared for prophesieth; and there is a strange them, if they repent not;

thing in the land, a wild man bath 31 And this is & decree which I come among us. hare sent forth in the beginning of 41 And it came to pass when they the world, from mine own mouth, heard bim, no man laid bands on from the foundation thereof; and him, for fear came on all them that by the mouths of my servants, thy heard him, for he walked with God. fatbers, bave I decreed it; even as it 42 And there care a man unto shall be sent forth in the world, unto him, whose name was Mahijnh, and the end thereof.

said unto him, Tell us plainly wbo 32 And when Enoch had heard thou art, and from whence thou

earth, before the Lord, and spake 43 And he said unto them, I came before the Lord, saying, Why is it out from the land of Cainan, the

God.

land of my fathers, a land of right. I is Jesus Christ, the only name whicb eousness unto this day; and my shall be given under heaven, whereby father taught me in all the ways of salvation sball come unto the chil. God.

dren of men; and ye shall receive 44 And it came to pass, as I jour- the gift of the Holy Ghost, asking neyed from the land of Cainan by all things in his name, and wbatsothe sea east, I beheld a vision; and ever ye shall ask it shall be given lo, the heavens I saw, and the Lord you. spake with me, and gave me com- 54 And our father Adam Spake mandment; wherefore for this cause, unto the Lord, and said, Why is it to keep the commandment, I speak that men must repent, and be bapforth these words.

tized in water? 45 And Enoch continued his speech, 55 And the Lord said unto Adam, saying, The Lord which spake with Behold, I have forgiven thee thy me, the same is the God of heaven, transgression in the garden of Eden. and he is my God and your God, 56 Hence came the saying abroad and ye are my brethren; and why among the people, that the Son of counsel ye yourselves, and deny the God hath atoned for original guilt, God of heaven?

wherein the sins of the parents can46 The heavens he made ; the earth not be answered upon the heads of is his footstool, and the foundation the children, for they are whole from thereof is his ; behold, he laid it, and the foundation of the world. hosts of men hath he brought in 57 And the Lord spake unto Adam, upon the face thereof.

saying, Inasmuch as thy children 47 And death hath come upon our are conceived in sin, even so, when fathers; nevertheless, we know them, they begin to grow up sin conceiveth and cannot deny, and even the first in their hearts, and they taste the of all we know, even Adam; for a bitter, that they may know to prize book of remembrance we have writ- | the good. ten among us, according to the pat- 58 And it is given unto them to tern given by the finger of God; and know good from evil; wherefore, they it is given in our own language. are agents unto themselves.

48 And as Enoch spake forth the 59 And I have given unto you an. words of God, the people trembled other law and commandment; whereand could not stand in his presence. | fore teach it unto your children, that

49 And he said unto them, Because all men, everywhere, must repent, or that Adam fell, we are; and by his they can in no wise inherit the kingfall came death, and we are inade dom of God. partakers of misery and woe.

60 For no unclean thing can dwell utan hath come among there, or dwell in his presence; for, the children of men, and tempteth in the language of Adam, Man of them to worship him; and men have | Holiness is his name; and the name become carnal, sensual, and devilish, of his Only Begotten is the Son of and are shut out from the presence Man, even Jesus Christ, a righteous of God.

judge, who shall come in the meridian 51 But God hath made known unto of time. our fathers, that all men must re- 61 Therefore I give unto you a com

mandment, to teach these things 52 And he called upon our father freely unto your children, saying, that Adam, by his own voice, saying, I by reason of transgression cometh am God; I made the world, and men the fall, which fall bringeth death; before they were in the flesh.

and inasmuch as ye were born into 53 And he also said unto him, If the world by water and blood, and thou wilt, turn unto me and hearken the spirit, which I have made, and so unto my voice, and believe, and re- | became of dust a living soul; pent of all thy transgressions, and 62 Even so ye must be born again, be baptized, even in water, in the into the kingdom of heaven, of water, name of mine Only Begotten Son, and of the Spirit, and be cleansed by wbo is full of grace and truth, which / blood, even the blood of mine Only

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