Letter from Heaven.  Jesus' Sabbath letter & King Agbarrus letter & Savior's Reply.   US, 1896.
Found eighteen miles form Iconium, sixty-five years after our blessed Savior's crucifixion, transmitted from the Holy City by a converted Jew, faithfully translated from the original Hebrew copy, now in the Lady Cuba's family of Mesopotamia. This Letter was written by Jesus Christ and found under a great stone, both round and large, at the foot of the cross, near a village named Mesopotamia. Upon the stone was written and engraven, "Blessed is he that shall turn me over.
All the people that saw it prayed God earnestly and desired he would make known to them the meaning of this writing that they might not try in vain to turn it over. In the meantime there came a child about 6 or 7 years old and turned it over without help, to the admiration of all the people that stood by, and under this stone was found a letter written by Jesus Christ, which was carried to the City of Iconium and published by a person belonging to the Cuba family. On the letter was written the Commandments of Jesus Christ, signed by the Angel Gabriel, ninety-eight years after our Savior's birth, to which is added King Abgarus' letter to our Savior and our Savior's answer; also his miracles.

Whosoever worketh on the Sabbath day shall be cursed. I command you to go to church and keep the Lord's day holy, without doing any manner of work. You shall not idly spend your time in bedecking yourself with superfluities of costly apparel and vain dresses, for I have ordained it a day of rest. I will have that day kept holy that your sins may be forgiven you.
You shall not break my commandments, but observe and keep them, written with my own hand. Write them in your hearts and steadfastly observe this was written with my own hand and spoken by my own mouth.
You shall not only go to church yourselves, but also your man-servant and observe my words and learn my commandments. You shall finish your labor every Saturday evening by 6 o'clock, at which time the preparation for the Sabbath begins.
I advise you to fast five Fridays in the year, beginning with Good Friday, and continue for four Fridays immediately following in remembrance of the five Bloody Wounds I received for all mankind.
You shall diligently and peaceably labor in your respective vocations wherein it hath please GOD to call you. You shall love one another with brotherly love and cause them that are not baptized to come to church and hear the holy sacraments - namely: Baptism and the Lord's Supper - and be made members thereof. In so doing I will give you long life and many blessings, and your land shall replenish and bring forth abundance.
I will give you many blessings and comfort you in the greatest temptations; and surely he that doth to the contrary shall be cursed and unprofitable. I will also send hardness of heart upon them till I have destroyed them but especially upon hardened and impenitent unbelievers. He that hath given to the poor shall not be unprofitable.
Remember to keep holy the Sabbath day, for the seventh I have taken to rest myself.
He that hath a copy of this letter, written with my own hand and spoken with my own mouth, and keep it without publishing it to others, shall not prosper, but he that publisheth it to others shall be blessed of me, and though his sins be in numbers as the stars in the sky and he believes in this he shall be pardoned; and if he believe not this writing and my commandments I will send my plagues upon him and consume both him and his children and his cattle; and whoever shall have a copy of this letter and keep it in their houses nothing shall hurt them, neither pestilence or lightning or thunder shall do them any hurt. If  woman be with child and labor and a copy of this letter be about her and she firmly puts her trust in me she shall safely be delivered of her birth.
You shall have no news of me, by the Holy Spirit, until the day of judgment. All goodness and prosperity shall be in the house where a copy of this letter shall be found.

Published: Chicago Daily Tribune, 20 Sept. 1896, p. 42. Title: This Letter Said To Have Been Written By Christ.  Subtitle: Georgia Negroes are in a Ferment of Excitement Over It, Believing it to Be a Genuine Writing of the Savior, and Some Say They Are Healed Of Illness by Virtue of Possessing a Copy.  The article also presented the "The Kings Letter" (to Jesus from Agbarrus) and "The Savior's Alleged Reply". Entered by DWV, Dec. 14, 2013.  


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