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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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where ever the brethren are, at a distance from ,  that they exert themselves to send on their gift or assis tance, as soon as they can, to ; though they  can, if they believe best, to wait on those that sign  until the first of September, and then collect in  and send. on to
These considerations we have written to you,  knowing it to be our duty thus to do; and may  the Lord help you to exert yourselves with us, in rais ing the means to bring about the glorious work of  the Lord; and may we all be kept by the grace  of God unto eternal life. Amen.
<Committee>
The same day I received the following:
Revelation Given June, 1833.
1 Verily thus saith the Lord unto you, whom I love,  and whom I love I also chasten, that their sins may be  forgiven, for with the chastisement I prepare the way  for their deliverance, in all things out of temptation:  and I have loved you; Wherefore ye must needs be  chastened, and stand rebuked before my face, for ye  have sinned against me a very grievous sin, in that  ye have not considered the great in  all things, that I have given unto you, concerning  the building of mine , for the preperation wherewith  I design to prepare mine to prune my vineyard  for the last time, that I may bring to pass my strange  act, that I may pour out my spirit upon all flesh.  But behold, verily I say unto you, there are many who  have been among. you, whom I have called , but few of them are chosen; they who are not chosen  have sinned a very grievous sin, in that they are  walking in darkness at noon day; and for this cause  I gave unto you a commandment, that you should  call your ; that your fastings and  your mourning might come up into the ears of the  Lord of Sabaoth, which is, by interpretation, the creator of  the first day; the beginning and the end. [p. 299]
where ever the brethren are, at a distance from , that they exert themselves to send on their gift or assistance, as soon as they can, to ; though they can, if they believe best, wait on those that sign until the first of September, and then collect in and send. to
These considerations we have written to you, knowing it to be our duty thus to do; and may the Lord help you to exert yourselves with us, in raising the means to bring about the glorious work of the Lord; and may we all be kept by the grace of God unto eternal life. Amen.
Committee
The same day I received the following:
Revelation Given June, 1833.
1 Verily thus saith the Lord unto you, whom I love, and whom I love I also chasten, that their sins may be forgiven, for with the chastisement I prepare the way for their deliverance, in all things out of temptation: and I have loved you; Wherefore ye must needs be chastened, and stand rebuked before my face, for ye have sinned against me a very grievous sin, in that ye have not considered the great in all things, that I have given unto you, concerning the building of mine , for the preperation wherewith I design to prepare mine to prune my vineyard for the last time, that I may bring to pass my strange act, that I may pour out my spirit upon all flesh. But behold, verily I say unto you, there are many who have been among. you, whom I have called, but few of them are chosen; they who are not chosen have sinned a very grievous sin, in that they are walking in darkness at noon day; and for this cause I gave unto you a commandment, that you should call your ; that your fastings and your mourning might come up into the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth, which is, by interpretation, the creator of the first day; the beginning and the end. [p. 299]
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