Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

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and your fasting: and your praying, and the offering up your most holy desires unto me, saith your Lord. And let the higher part of the inner court, be dedicated unto me for the school of mine apostles, saith Son Ahman; or, in other words, Alphus; or, in other words, Omegus; even Jesus Christ your Lord: Amen.
 
Section 97 • Revelation, 4 June 1833 [D&C 96]
SECTION XCVII.
 
Revelation to Enoch [JS], showing the order of the city or stake of Zion, , given for a sample to the saints in , June, 1833.
 
1 Behold, I say unto you, here is wisdom whereby ye may know how to act concerning this matter: for it is expedient in me that this stake that I have set for the strength of Zion, should be made strong: therefore, let my servant take charge of the place which is named among you, upon which I design to build mine holy : and again let it be divided into lots according to wisdom, for the benefit of those who seek inheritances, as it shall be determined in council among you. Therefore, take heed that ye see to this matter, and that portion that is necessary to benefit mine , for the purpose of bringing forth my word to the children of men, for behold verily I say unto you, this is the most expedient in me that my word should go forth unto the children of men, for [t]he purpose of subduing the hearts of the children of men, for your good; even so: Amen.
2 And again, verily I say unto you, it is [p. 364]
and your fasting: and your praying, and the offering up your most holy desires unto me, saith your Lord. And let the higher part of the inner court, be dedicated unto me for the school of mine apostles, saith Son Ahman; or, in other words, Alphus; or, in other words, Omegus; even Jesus Christ your Lord: Amen.
 
Section 97 • Revelation, 4 June 1833 [D&C 96]
SECTION XCVII.
 
Revelation to Enoch [JS], showing the order of the city or stake of Zion, , given for a sample to the saints in , June, 1833.
 
1 Behold, I say unto you, here is wisdom whereby ye may know how to act concerning this matter: for it is expedient in me that this stake that I have set for the strength of Zion, should be made strong: therefore, let my servant take charge of the place which is named among you, upon which I design to build mine holy : and again let it be divided into lots according to wisdom, for the benefit of those who seek inheritances, as it shall be determined in council among you. Therefore, take heed that ye see to this matter, and that portion that is necessary to benefit mine , for the purpose of bringing forth my word to the children of men, for behold verily I say unto you, this is the most expedient in me that my word should go forth unto the children of men, for [t]he purpose of subduing the hearts of the children of men, for your good; even so: Amen.
2 And again, verily I say unto you, it is [p. 364]
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