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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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me of mine enemies unto the third and fourth  generation of them that hate me.
9. Let no man be afraid to lay down his life  for my sake, for whoso layeth down my his life for  my sake shall find it again; and whoso is not  willing to lay down his life for my sake is not  my disciple
10 It is my will that my servant  should lift up his voice in the congregations in  the eastern Countries, in preparing the to  keep the which I have given unto  them concerning the restoration and . It is my will that my servant ,  and my Servant should not re turn to the land of their brethren until they have  obtained companions to go up unto the land  of Zion, by tens, or by twenties, of or by fifties, or by  a hundred, until they have obtained unto the  number of five hundred of the strength of my  house. Behold this is my will. Ask and ye  shall receive. But my mens do not always do my  will; therefore, if ye cannot obtain five hundred,  seek diligently that peradventure you ye may obtain  three hundred; and if ye cannot obtain three  hundred, seek diligently that peradventure ye  may obtain one hundred. But virily
11. But virily I say unto you, a command ment I give unto you, that you shall not  go up unto the land of Zion until you have  obtained a hundred of the strength of my  house to go up with you unto the Land of  Zion. Therefore, as I said unto you, ask and  you shall receive. Pray earnestly that <peradventure> my servant  Joseph <Baurak Al> may go up with you, and preside in  the midst of my people, and organize my king dom upon the consecrated land, and establish  the children of Zion upon the laws and com mandments which have been given and which  shall be given unto you, [p. 440]
me of mine enemies unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me.
9. Let no man be afraid to lay down his life for my sake, for whoso layeth down his life for my sake shall find it again; and whoso is not willing to lay down his life for my sake is not my disciple
10 It is my will that my servant should lift up his voice in the congregations in the eastern Countries, in preparing the to keep the which I have given unto them concerning the restoration and . It is my will that my servant , and my Servant should not return to the land of their brethren until they have obtained companions to go up unto the land of Zion, by tens, or by twenties, or by fifties, or by a hundred, until they have obtained unto the number of five hundred of the strength of my house. Behold this is my will. Ask and ye shall receive. But men do not always do my will; therefore, if ye cannot obtain five hundred, seek diligently that peradventure ye may obtain three hundred; and if ye cannot obtain three hundred, seek diligently that peradventure ye may obtain one hundred.
11. But virily I say unto you, a commandment I give unto you, that you shall not go up unto the land of Zion until you have obtained a hundred of the strength of my house to go up with you unto the Land of Zion. Therefore, as I said unto you, ask and you shall receive. Pray earnestly that peradventure my servant Joseph Baurak Al may go up with you, and preside in the midst of my people, and organize my kingdom upon the consecrated land, and establish the children of Zion upon the laws and commandments which have been given and which shall be given unto you, [p. 440]
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