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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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am Alpha and Omega, and I come quickly: Amen.
It had been decided by the that should carry the and revelations  to , Missouri, for printing, and that I should  arrange and get them in readiness by the time  that he left, which was to be by the 15th. of the  month and possibly before, At this time there  were many things which the elders desired to  know relative to preaching the gospel to the  inhabitants of the earth, and concerning  the : and, in order to walk by the  true light, and be instructed from on high,  on the 3d of November 1831. I enquired of the Lord  and received the following Revelation, which  by way of <from its> importance, and <for> distinction has  Since been called the Appendix, and added  to the Book of Doctrine and Covenants, and  called the Appendix
1 Hearken, O ye people of my , saith the  Lord your God, and hear the word of the Lord con cerning you; the Lord who shall suddenly come to his  ; the Lord who shall come down on the world  with a curse to Judgment; yea, upon all the nations  that forget God, and upon all the ungodly among  you. For he shall make bear his holy arm in the  eyes of all the nations, and all the ends of the  earth shall see the salvation of their God.
Wherefore, prepare ye, prepare ye, O my people; sanctify  yourselves; gather ye together, O ye people of my church,  upon the land of Zion, all you that have not been  commanded to tarry. Go ye out from Babylon.  Be ye clean that bear the vessels of the Lord. Call  your , and speak often one to  another. And let every man call upon the  name of the Lord; yea, verily I say unto you,  again, the time has come when the voice of the Lord  is unto you, Go ye out of Babylon; gather ye  out from among the nations, from the four winds,  from one end of heaven to the other. [p. 166]
am Alpha and Omega, and I come quickly: Amen.
It had been decided by the that should carry the and revelations to , Missouri, for printing, and that I should arrange and get them in readiness by the time that he left, which was to be by the 15th. of the month and possibly before, At this time there were many things which the elders desired to know relative to preaching the gospel to the inhabitants of the earth, and concerning the : and, in order to walk by the true light, and be instructed from on high, on the 3d of November 1831. I enquired of the Lord and received the following Revelation, which from its importance, and for distinction has Since been added to the Book of Doctrine and Covenants, and called the Appendix
1 Hearken, O ye people of my , saith the Lord your God, and hear the word of the Lord concerning you; the Lord who shall suddenly come to his ; the Lord who shall come down on the world with a curse to Judgment; yea, upon all the nations that forget God, and upon all the ungodly among you. For he shall make bear his holy arm in the eyes of all the nations, and all the ends of the earth shall see the salvation of their God.
Wherefore, prepare ye, prepare ye, O my people; sanctify yourselves; gather ye together, O ye people of my church, upon the land of Zion, all you that have not been commanded to tarry. Go ye out from Babylon. Be ye clean that bear the vessels of the Lord. Call your , and speak often one to another. And let every man call upon the name of the Lord; yea, verily I say unto you, again, the time has come when the voice of the Lord is unto you, Go ye out of Babylon; gather ye out from among the nations, from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other. [p. 166]
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