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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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after your tribulations, and the tribulations of your brethren  <your redemption, and the redemption of your brethren> even their restoration to the land of Zion, to be establish ed no more to be thrown down; Nevertheless if they shall  pollute their they shall be thrown down, for  I will not spare them if they shall pollute their inher itances.
7. Behold I say unto you, that the  must needs come by power, therefore, I will raise  up unto my people, a man, who shall lead them like  as Moses led the children of Israel; for ye are the  children of Israel and of the seed of Abraham, and  ye must needs be led out of bondage, by power and  with a stretched out arm; and as your fathers  were led at the first even so shall the redemption  of Zion be; Therefore, let not your hearts faint, for  I say not unto you as I did unto your fathers,  mine angel shall go up before you, but not my  presence; but I say unto you mine angel shall  go up before you and also my presence, and in  time ye shall possess the goodly land.
8. Verily, verily, I say unto you, that my servant  Baurak Al [JS] is the man to whom I likened the  servant to whom the Lord of the vineyard spake  in the parable which I have given unto you;  Therefore, let my servant Baurak Al,— say unto  the strength of my house, my young men, and the  middle aged, Gather ye together unto the land of Zion,  upon the lands which I have bought with moneys that  have been consecrated unto me: and let all the churches  send up wise men with their moneys and purchase  lands even as I have commanded them: and  inasmuch as mine enemies come against you to  drive you from my goodly land which I have  consecrated to be the land of Zion, even from your  own lands, after these testimonies which ye have  brought before me, against them ye shall curse them,  and whomsoever ye shall curse I will curse, and  ye shall avenge me of mine enemies; and my  presence shall be with you even in avenging [p. 439]
after your tribulations, and the tribulations of your brethren your redemption, and the redemption of your brethren even their restoration to the land of Zion, to be established no more to be thrown down; Nevertheless if they shall pollute their they shall be thrown down, for I will not spare them if they shall pollute their inheritances.
7. Behold I say unto you, that the must needs come by power, therefore, I will raise up unto my people, a man, who shall lead them like as Moses led the children of Israel; for ye are the children of Israel and of the seed of Abraham, and ye must needs be led out of bondage, by power and with a stretched out arm; and as your fathers were led at the first even so shall the redemption of Zion be; Therefore, let not your hearts faint, for I say not unto you as I did unto your fathers, mine angel shall go up before you, but not my presence; but I say unto you mine angel shall go up before you and also my presence, and in time ye shall possess the goodly land.
8. Verily, verily, I say unto you, that my servant Baurak Al [JS] is the man to whom I likened the servant to whom the Lord of the vineyard spake in the parable which I have given unto you; Therefore, let my servant Baurak Al,— say unto the strength of my house, my young men, and the middle aged, Gather ye together unto the land of Zion, upon the lands which I have bought with moneys that have been consecrated unto me: and let all the churches send up wise men with their moneys and purchase lands even as I have commanded them: and inasmuch as mine enemies come against you to drive you from my goodly land which I have consecrated to be the land of Zion, even from your own lands, after these testimonies which ye have brought before me, against them ye shall curse them, and whomsoever ye shall curse I will curse, and ye shall avenge me of mine enemies; and my presence shall be with you even in avenging [p. 439]
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