The Pattern

Repeated Themes

A -- Word of the Lord
.B -- The Lord’s Covenant

..C -- The World
...D -- The Lord's Servant

....E -- Preservation
.....F -- The Suffering Servant
.....F' -- Atonement
....E’ -- Salvation

...D’ -- The Lord's Servant
..C’ -- Overcoming the World

.B’ -- Fulfillment
A’ -- Salvation Song



A. Hear this, Hearken, Praise, Name, etc.

B. Promise(s), Inheritance, New Things, Hidden Things, Things of God, Shall Come to pass, etc.

C. World, Wicked, Contentions, Apostasy, Satan, Egypt, Babylon, Earth, etc. [feminine]

D. Servant, Prophet, Moses, Truth, Righteousness, Kingdom, Heaven, etc. [masculine]

E. Preserved, Salvation, Pillars, Gates, Manna, Wine, etc. -- boldly

F. Suffering, Afflicted, Despised, Rejected, etc. -- nobly

F'. Oneness, Unity, Embrace, Kiss, Throne, Name, Glory, etc. -- nobly

E’. Salvation, Exalted, Preserved, Inheritance, Mercy, etc. -- independent

D’. Servant, Prophet, Truth, Righteousness, Kingdom, Heaven, Eternity, etc. [masculine]

C’. Overcome, World, Wicked, Cut Off, Contentions; Judgment, Destruction, Earth, etc. [feminine]

B’. Fulfill, Restoration, Deliverance, Covenant(s), Promise(s), Inheritance, etc.

A’. Hosanna, Name, Amen, Sing, etc.

King Follett Discourse -- C

C — You must Begin at the Bottom

a. When you climb up a ladder,    
 b. you must begin at the bottom [rung*].
  c. [You have got to find the beginning of the history*] and [go on*] 
   d. [Ellipsis]
    e. ascend step by step, until you arrive
     f. at the top

a. and so it is with the principles of the Gospel ­­    
 b. you must begin with the first
  c. and go on    
   d. [Ellipsis]
    e. until you learn
     f. all the principles of exaltation

a. But it will be a great while after you have passed through the veil
 b. before you will have learned them [to understand the last*].    
  c. It is not all to be comprehended in this world;    
   d. it will be a great work [thing*]    
    e. to learn
     f. our salvation and exaltation even beyond the grave. 

a. I suppose I am not allowed to go into an investigation
 b. of anything that is not contained in the Bible
  c. If I do [should*], I think there are so many [learned and*] over­-wise men here, that they would cry “treason”    
   d. and put me to death [for treason]. 
    e. So I will [then*] go to the old Bible
     f. and turn commentator today.

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