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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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my gospel, and to prune my vineyard. Behold I say  unto you, that it is my will that you should go forth  and not tarry, neither be idle, but labor with  your mights, lifting up your voices as with the sound  of a trump, proclaiming the truth according to the  revelations and which I have  given you, and thus if ye are faithful ye  shall be laden with many sheaves, and crown ed with honor, and glory, and immortality,  and eternal life.
2 Therefore, I say unto my servant , I revoke the commission which I gave  unto him, to go unto the eastern countries, and  I give unto him a new commission and a new com mandment, in the which I the Lord chasteneth him  for the murmurings of his heart; and he sinned,  nevertheless I forgive him and say unto him again,  go ye into the south countries; and let my  servant go with him and pro claim the things I have commanded then them, calling  on the name of the Lord for the Comforter, which shall  teach them all things that are expedient for them, pray ing always that they faint not; and inasmuch as  they do this I will be with them even unto the  end. Behold this is the will of the Lord your  God concerning you; even so, Amen.
3 And again, verily thus saith the Lord,  let my servant , and my servant take their journey into the eastern  countries, and proclaim the things which I  have commanded them; and inasmuch as  they are faithful, lo I will be with them even  unto the end. And again, verily I say unto  my servant , and unto my ser vant . They shall also take their journey  into the eastern countries; and behold, and lo, I  am with them also even unto the end. And again  I say unto my servant and unto my  servant Calves Wilson, that they also shall take their [p. 181]
my gospel, and to prune my vineyard. Behold I say unto you, that it is my will that you should go forth and not tarry, neither be idle, but labor with your mights, lifting up your voices as with the sound of a trump, proclaiming the truth according to the revelations and which I have given you, and thus if ye are faithful ye shall be laden with many sheaves, and crowned with honor, and glory, and immortality, and eternal life.
2 Therefore, I say unto my servant , I revoke the commission which I gave unto him, to go unto the eastern countries, and I give unto him a new commission and a new commandment, in the which I the Lord chasteneth him for the murmurings of his heart; and he sinned, nevertheless I forgive him and say unto him again, go ye into the south countries; and let my servant go with him and proclaim the things I have commanded them, calling on the name of the Lord for the Comforter, which shall teach them all things that are expedient for them, praying always that they faint not; and inasmuch as they do this I will be with them even unto the end. Behold this is the will of the Lord your God concerning you; even so, Amen.
3 And again, verily thus saith the Lord, let my servant , and my servant take their journey into the eastern countries, and proclaim the things which I have commanded them; and inasmuch as they are faithful, lo I will be with them even unto the end. And again, verily I say unto my servant , and unto my servant . They shall also take their journey into the eastern countries; and behold, and lo, I am with them also even unto the end. And again I say unto my servant and unto my servant Calves Wilson, that they also shall take their [p. 181]
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