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unto the west, and from the north to the south; and the life of Israel shall go before thee, and it shall overshadow the people. It shall first rest on them, and then be put within them, and they shall know that I am their father, and they my sons and daughters. For as the house of Israel was built by Leah and Rachel, their seed being the twelve tribes of the house of Israel, so will I set my hand a second time, and build a second house by the families of the descendants of Joseph's two sons, Ephraim and Manasseh. I will name the name of the tribes of their forefathers upon their families. These are the twelve families in the house of Joseph, and the twelve tribes in the house of Israel."

Written from John Wroe's mouth by William Tillotson.

Wakefield, 21st of 12th month, 1834. “A CERTAIN lord said unto his servant, 'If I see thee in any other dress than this thou shalt be no longer my servant.' That lord then set off into a far country, to continue for a long season. The servant said then in his heart, ‘I will strip these clothes off, and lay them in a chest, where they will keep clean, and when I hear tell of my lord returning, I will put them on, and he will see that I have kept both to the shape and the likeness in my clothing. He went and did so; he got clothing according to the custom of the country, and his other companions.

“ And on a certain day his lord returned before he heard the sound of him, and he saw him in the clothing in the likeness of the fashions of the world; and he said unto him, “Did not I agree with thee that thou shouldest wear clothing according to my command? And had not I given thee the likeness of it ? That servant answered his lord; I have that clothing which thou preparedst for me in a chest; for I had not time to change it, for thou hast come on me unawares; but if thou wilt let me remain in my stewardship I will sell this clothing, and the money I will return into the treasury.'

“Then that lord said, 'If I had found thee in thy stewardship, I would have given thee life to thy body, but instead of life, death is appointed to thee.

I tell thee he that is of Israel will not claim as much land as will be a burying place; for that which has been dead to him shall be restored back again in life. And he that is building houses and purchasing land, with a view for his children or relatives, his body shall die, and his money shall be devoured, because he has mocked me. But he that trades and traffics with a view to do good unto his spiritual brother or sister, his earthly temple shall inherit the life of heaven in its clearness.

“ And this command is to the whole house of Israel, with a law and a statute. Israel shall acknowledge no one to be his brother or sister; no earthly parent shall he confess to but he that seeks to do my will. He that is joined in my covenant, and builds houses, plants vineyards, purchases estates, and wears clothing contrary to my word, shall not hear the sound of my coming, neither shall he know the time till death is upon him; for my appearance shall slay him-it shall be to him as the brightness of the sun in the firmament is to a person that cometh out of a dark place, and it shall destroy him. The space

of time that he remaineth he shall seek death; gnashing and wailing shall continually be before him; it shall be as two kings drawing two nations to battle; and as he who gains the victory over his enemy shall hear the shrieks of them that are wounded, so shall it be to those upon whom I come to execute my vengeance. But he that has built a house to himself, when I anoint his eye with the eyesalve, he will do as they did in the days when I overshadowed the disciples; for my Spirit overshadowed them, and they sold their possessions, and put the money into the treasury, and the poor were fed according to their need.

“But hear, O Israel! I will now do greater than I did then; my Spirit shall always abide on thee,

both by day and by night; it shall be a girdle to thee—it shall be as a sword in thy right hand, and a staff of defence in thy left. And he that is possessed with the evil power shall shake before thee; for my Spirit was before he was, and he must serve it, for it is a restorer of life, first to Israel, that they may be made like unto me, their redeemer; then to those who have sought for the remission of their sins, that their corruptible bodies may put on incorruption, and receive bodies as the angels. This is within the sixth thousand years; and on the seventh the aliens shall know of my blessings by Satan being bound; and on the eighth the souls of the wicked shall be raised out of the corruptible bodies into incorruptible bodies, houses for their spirits to dwell in; and they shall return to their former estate: as it is written in Ezekiel xvi. 55, When thy sisters, Sodom and her daughters, shall return to their former estate, and Samaria and her daughters shall return to their former estate, then thou and thy daughters shall return to your former estate. For the whole race of Adam's seed is for ever and ever, being two thousand years in each, to fulfil my words by Jesus: 'Every branch that abideth in me I will purge;'. John xv. 2; and his purging shall be as gold, which is in the midst of the fire; and every time that it returns out of the vessel he shall bring forth more fruit.

“And I will prove them by things which men say are unfair. For was it by fair things that Jesus, the woman's seed, was proved to be the Son of God? It was putting him to death, which was contrary to the law; he having fulfilled it, proved him by raising him from that death.

is So shall the house of Israel be proved by those who are not numbered with them, being permitted to do unfair things unto them; and if they endure those unfair things, and do good against them, it shall prove that they are Israel.

“And this is the strait gate and the narrow way of which I foretold you, which shall lead them to the immortal life of their natural bodies. And these are they which I set over the mortal life, which is the old world, and the life of me shall rule them; then those nations shall acknowledge that I am the father, and Israel my sons and daughters, and they their servants. And thou shall tell them the name of the Spirit that has given thee this is Jehovah.”

Written from John Wroe's mouth by William Tillotson.

Wakefield, 28th of 12th month, 1834. “And if a man sell a house in a walled city, then he may redeem it within a whole year after it is sold; within a full year may he redeem it. And if it be not redeemed within the space of a full year, then the house that is in the walled city shall be established to him that bought it, throughout his generations, it shall not return at the year of jubilee.” Lev. xxv. 29.

“ This is the interpretation: If one who has joined the covenant become not free, and makes not haste to become free, he sells his earthly tabernacle, that tabernacle to which he ministers to be the life of it; and if he purchase not that house back again, by returning to obedience before the end, he shall lose that house, and another of his brethren shall come in his place, and wear his crown; and that place shall be confirmed unto the other in eternity, at the year of jubilee.

“Therefore did the woman's seed say, (Luke xiii. 28, 29,) There shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth, when ye shall see Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and all the prophets in the kingdom of God, and ye yourselves thrust out: and they shall come from the east, and from the west, and from the north, and from the south, and shall sit down in the kingdom of God, with those who shall inherit it, who are the bride and bridegroom. “Behold, I come quickly: hold fast that which thou hast, that no man take thy crown.' Rev. iii. 11.

“ Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and all such like, whose bodies have died in faith, will be in the kingdom of God, but will not possess it; for greater is he that possesses it than he that is in it. But they will receive incorruptible bodies, and possess the kingdom of heaven, and they will minister to the kingdom of God, but none will possess it but those whose mortal bodies put on immortality, for it is the life of their temples."

Written from John Wroe's mouth by William Tillotson.

Wakefield, 31st of 12th month, 1834. “If a woman has born a man child, she shall be unclean seven days. She shall continue in the blood of her purifying three and thirty days.? Lev. xii. 2. 4. The law that a woman should be unclean forty days after the birth of a male child—this is the interpretation, each day standing typical of a hundred years; forty hundred being four thousand, which shews that the god-man, the bridegroom, was made on the fourth day, which is the fourth thousand years, and put on immortality on the fifth day; and the bride, the god-woman, who is the seed of both the man and the woman, shall be complete within the sixth day. But if she bear a maid child, she shall be unclean two weeks; and she shall continue in the blood of her purifying threescore and six days.' Verse 5th.

“This shews that the wicked, whom the second death hath reigned over, will return to their first estate on the eighth day, which is the eighth thou

' And every creature which is in heaven, and on the earth, and under the earth, and such as are in the sea, and all that are in them, heard I saying, Blessing, and honour, and glory, and power, be unto him that sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb, for ever and ever.' Rev. v. 13.

Written from John Wroe's mouth by William Tillotson.

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