As stated Robert Matthews or Prophet Matthias believed that he was the spirit of truth. Incredibly he also believed and taught additional doctrines connected with his claim to be ‘the Spirit of truth, which had disappeared from the earth at the death of Matthias mentioned in the New Testament.
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Tuesday 10th November 1835 is the second day that Smith has conversed with Matthias. Firmly Joseph Smith told him (Prophet Matthias) that his doctrine was of the Devil that he was in reality in possession of a wicked and depraved spirit, although he professed to be the spirit of truth itself.
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