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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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What are we to understand by the sounding of the trumpets mentioned in the eighth chapter of Revelations?
We are to understand that as God made the world in six days, and on the seventh day he finished his work and sanctified it, and also formed man out of the dust of the earth; even so in the beginning of the seven thousandth year will the Lord God sanctify the earth, and [HC 1:254] complete the salvation of man, and judge all things, and shall redeem all things, except that which he hath not put into his power when he shall have all things unto the end of all things: and the sounding of the trumpets of the seven angels, are the preparing and finishing <of> his work in the beginning of the seven thousandth year, the preparing of the way before the time of his coming.
When are the things to be accomplished which are written in the ninth chapter of Revelations?
They are to be accomplished after the opening of the seventh seal, before the coming of Christ.
What are we to understand by the little book, which was eaten by John, as mentioned in the tenth chapter of Revelations?
We are to understand that it was a mission and an for him to the tribes of Israel. Behold this is Elias, who, as it is written, must come and restore all things.
What is to be understood by the two witnesses in the elventh chapter of Revelations?
They are two shepherds prophets that are to be raised up to the Jewish nation in the last days, at the time of the restoration, and to prophecy to the Jews after they are gathered and have built the City of Jerusalem, in the land of their fathers.
Previous to the 20th. of March I received the four following Revelations, besides the a work of translating.
Revelation, given, March, 1832. The order <given> of the Lord to Enoch, for the purpose of establishing the poor.
1. I The Lord spake unto Enoch, saying, hearken unto me saith the Lord your God, who are [p. 195]
What are we to understand by the sounding of the trumpets mentioned in the eighth chapter of Revelations?
We are to understand that as God made the world in six days, and on the seventh day he finished his work and sanctified it, and also formed man out of the dust of the earth; even so in the beginning of the seven thousandth year will the Lord God sanctify the earth, and [HC 1:254] complete the salvation of man, and judge all things, and shall redeem all things, except that which he hath not put into his power when he shall have all things unto the end of all things: and the sounding of the trumpets of the seven angels, are the preparing and finishing of his work in the beginning of the seven thousandth year, the preparing of the way before the time of his coming.
When are the things to be accomplished which are written in the ninth chapter of Revelations?
They are to be accomplished after the opening of the seventh seal, before the coming of Christ.
What are we to understand by the little book, which was eaten by John, as mentioned in the tenth chapter of Revelations?
We are to understand that it was a mission and an for him to the tribes of Israel. Behold this is Elias, who, as it is written, must come and restore all things.
What is to be understood by the two witnesses in the elventh chapter of Revelations?
They are two prophets that are to be raised up to the Jewish nation in the last days, at the time of the restoration, and to prophecy to the Jews after they are gathered and have built the City of Jerusalem, in the land of their fathers.
Previous to the 20th. of March I received the four following Revelations, besides the work of translating.
Revelation, given, March, 1832. The order given of the Lord to Enoch, for the purpose of establishing the poor.
1. The Lord spake unto Enoch, saying, hearken unto me saith the Lord your God, who are [p. 195]
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