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Category:First Vision/Forgiveness of sins
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Forgiveness of Joseph's Sins During the First Vision
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Joseph Smith (1832): "for I become convicted of my sins...I saw the Lord and he spake unto me saying Joseph my son thy sins are forgiven thee"
from the age of twelve years to fifteen I pondered many things in my heart concerning the sittuation of the world of mankind the contentions and divi[si]ons the wicke[d]ness and abominations and the darkness which pervaded the
of theminds of mankind my mind become excedingly distressed for I become convicted of my sins....therefore I cried unto the Lord for mercy for there was none else to whom I could go and to obtain mercy and the Lord heard my cry in the wilderness and while in attitude of calling upon the Lord </span> a piller of firelight above the brightness of the sun at noon day come down from above and rested upon me and I was filled with the spirit of god and the opened the heavens upon me and I saw the Lord and he spake unto me saying Joseph thy sins are forgiven thee. go thy walk in my statutes and keep my commandments 
Joseph Smith (9 Nov. 1835): "another personage soon appeard like unto the first, he said unto me thy sins are forgiven thee"
Joseph Smith's journal (scribe Warren Parrish):
a personage appeard in the midst of this pillar of flame which was spread all around, and yet nothing consumed, another personage soon appeard like unto the first, he said unto me thy sins are forgiven thee 
Orson Pratt (1840): "He was informed that his sins were forgiven"
he was enwrapped in a heavenly vision and saw two glorious personages who exactly resembled each other in their features or likeness. He was informed that his sins were forgiven. 
- Joseph Smith Letterbook 1, pp. 1-6. This electronic text was copied from Wikisource. The editor notes that insertions are indicated like and deletions are indicated like
this. Text in blue is in Smith's own handwriting, the remainder in the handwriting of Frederick G. Williams. "History, circa Summer 1832," The Joseph Smith Papers.
- "Journal, 1835–1836," The Joseph Smith Papers.
- "Appendix: Orson Pratt, A Interesting Account of Several Remarkable Visions, 1840," The Joseph Smith Papers.
Pages in category "First Vision/Forgiveness of sins"
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