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

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according to their works, & they saw the heaven and the earth  flee away to make room for the city of God; when the  righteous receive an in eternity. And, fellow  sojourners upon earth, it is your privilege to purify your selves and come up to the same glory, and see for  yourselves, and know for yourselves.”

September 1832

<Sep. 10 by at , St Lawrence Co New York. by elder .>
The began to return from their Missions to  the eastern states, and present the histories of their several   in the Lord’s vineyard; and while together  in these seasons of joy, I inquired of the Lord and  received the following;
Revelation, given the 22d. and 23d. of September 1832.
On Priesthood.
1 A revelation of Jesus Christ unto his servant  Joseph Smith, Jr, and six elders, as they united  their hearts and lifted their voices on high; yea,  the word of the Lord concerning his , estab lished in the last days for the restoration of his peo ple as he has spoken by the mouth of his prophets,  and for the of his saints to stand upon  Mount Zion, which shall be the city of ;  which city shall be built, beginning at the , which is appointed by the finger of the Lord,  in the western boundaries of the state of ,  and dedicated by the hand of Joseph Smith, Jr,  and others, with whom the Lord was well pleased.
2. Verily, this is the word of the Lord, that the city  New Jerusalem shall be built by the gathering of the  saints, beginning at this place, even the place of the  , which temple shall be reared in this gen eration; for verily, this generation Shall not pass  away until an house shall be built unto the  Lord, and a cloud shall rest upon it, which  cloud shall be even the glory of the Lord, which  shall fill the house, And the sons of Moses, accor ding to the holy priesthood, which he received  under the hand of his father-in-law, Jethro, and  Jethro received it under the hand of Caleb, and  Caleb received it under the hand of Elihu, and [p. 229]
according to their works, & they saw the heaven and the earth flee away to make room for the city of God; when the righteous receive an in eternity. And, fellow sojourners upon earth, it is your privilege to purify yourselves and come up to the same glory, and see for yourselves, and know for yourselves.”

September 1832

Sep. 10 by at , St Lawrence Co New York. by elder .
The began to return from their Missions to the eastern states, and present the histories of their several in the Lord’s vineyard; and while together in these seasons of joy, I inquired of the Lord and received the following;
Revelation, given the 22d. and 23d. of September 1832.
On Priesthood.
1 A revelation of Jesus Christ unto his servant Joseph Smith, Jr, and six elders, as they united their hearts and lifted their voices on high; yea, the word of the Lord concerning his , established in the last days for the restoration of his people as he has spoken by the mouth of his prophets, and for the of his saints to stand upon Mount Zion, which shall be the city of ; which city shall be built, beginning at the , which is appointed by the finger of the Lord, in the western boundaries of the state of , and dedicated by the hand of Joseph Smith, Jr, and others, with whom the Lord was well pleased.
2. Verily, this is the word of the Lord, that the city New Jerusalem shall be built by the gathering of the saints, beginning at this place, even the place of the , which temple shall be reared in this generation; for verily, this generation Shall not pass away until an house shall be built unto the Lord, and a cloud shall rest upon it, which cloud shall be even the glory of the Lord, which shall fill the house, And the sons of Moses, according to the holy priesthood, which he received under the hand of his father-in-law, Jethro, and Jethro received it under the hand of Caleb, and Caleb received it under the hand of Elihu, and [p. 229]
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