History, 1838–1856, volume A-1 [23 December 1805–30 August 1834]

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tempests; and by the voice of earthquakes; and great hail-storms; and  by the voice of famines, and pestilence of every kind; and by the great  sound of a trump; by and by the voice of Judgment; and by the voice  mercy all the day long; and by the voice of glory, and honor, and the  riches of eternal life; and would have saved you with an everlasting  salvation, but ye would not! Behold the day has come when the  cup of the wrath of mine indignation, is full.
7. Behold, verily I say unto you, that these <are the> words of the Lord your  God; wherefore, labor ye, labor ye, in my vineyard for the last  time; for the last time call upon the inhabitants of the earth, for  in mine own due time will I come upon the earth in Judgment:  and my people shall be redeemed, and shall reign with me on  earth; for the great Millennial, which I have spoken by the  mouth of servants shall come; for Satan shall be bound; and  when he is loosed again, he shall only reign for a little sea son, and then cometh the end of the earth; and he that liveth  in righteousness, shall be changed in the twinkling of an eye;  and the earth shall pass away so as by fire; and the wicked  shall go away into unquenchable fire; and their end no  man knoweth on earth, nor ever shall know, until they come  before me in judgment.
8. Hearken ye to these words; behold I am Jesus Christ the  Savior of the world. Treasure these things up in your hearts,  and let the solemnities of eternity rest upon your minds.  Be sober. Keep all my ; even so: Amen.
The latter part of February I received the following revela tion which caused the to appoint a  to be held on the 6th. of June ensuing. It was given at  , February, 1831, to me <Joseph Smith Jr.> and .
1. Behold thus saith the Lord unto you, my servants, it is  expedient in me, that the of my church should be called together  the from the east, and from the west, and from the north, and from  the south, by letter or some other way.
2. And it shall come to pass, that inasmuch as they are faithful,  and exercise faith in me, I will pour out my Spirit upon them  in the day that they assemble themselves together. And it shall  come to pass, that they shall go forth into the regions round about,  and preach repentance unto the people; and many shall be con verted, insomuch that ye shall obtain power to organize your [p. 103]
tempests; and by the voice of earthquakes; and great hail-storms; and by the voice of famines, and pestilence of every kind; and by the great sound of a trump; and by the voice of Judgment; and by the voice mercy all the day long; and by the voice of glory, and honor, and the riches of eternal life; and would have saved you with an everlasting salvation, but ye would not! Behold the day has come when the cup of the wrath of mine indignation, is full.
7. Behold, verily I say unto you, that these are the words of the Lord your God; wherefore, labor ye, labor ye, in my vineyard for the last time; for the last time call upon the inhabitants of the earth, for in mine own due time will I come upon the earth in Judgment: and my people shall be redeemed, and shall reign with me on earth; for the great Millennial, which I have spoken by the mouth of servants shall come; for Satan shall be bound; and when he is loosed again, he shall only reign for a little season, and then cometh the end of the earth; and he that liveth in righteousness, shall be changed in the twinkling of an eye; and the earth shall pass away so as by fire; and the wicked shall go away into unquenchable fire; and their end no man knoweth on earth, nor ever shall know, until they come before me in judgment.
8. Hearken ye to these words; behold I am Jesus Christ the Savior of the world. Treasure these things up in your hearts, and let the solemnities of eternity rest upon your minds. Be sober. Keep all my ; even so: Amen.
The latter part of February I received the following revelation which caused the to appoint a to be held on the 6th. of June ensuing. It was given at , February, 1831, to Joseph Smith Jr. and .
1. Behold thus saith the Lord unto you, my servants, it is expedient in me, that the of my church should be called together from the east, and from the west, and from the north, and from the south, by letter or some other way.
2. And it shall come to pass, that inasmuch as they are faithful, and exercise faith in me, I will pour out my Spirit upon them in the day that they assemble themselves together. And it shall come to pass, that they shall go forth into the regions round about, and preach repentance unto the people; and many shall be converted, insomuch that ye shall obtain power to organize your [p. 103]
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