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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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for lo, I am with you, even unto the end of thy days. And in temporal labours  thou shalt not have strength, for this is not thy calling. Attend to thy calling and  thou shalt have wherewith to magnify thine office, and to expound all scriptures.  And continue in , and the churches.
5 And thy brother shall continue in bearing my name before the  world; and also to the . And he shall not suppose that he can say  enough in my cause; and lo I am with him to the end. In me he shall  have glory, and not of himself, whether in weakness or in strength, whether in  bonds or free: And at all times and in all places, he shall open his mouth  and declare my gospel as with the sound <voice> of a trump, both day and night. and  I will give unto him strength, such as is not known among men.
6 Require not miracles, except I shall you; except casting out devils,  healing the sick; and against poisonous serpents; and against deadly poisons;  and these things ye shall not do, except it be required of you, by them who desire  it, that the scriptures might be fulfilled, for ye shall do according to that which  is written. And in whatsoever place ye shall enter, and they receive you  not, in my name, ye shall leave a cursing instead of a blessing, by casting off  the dust of your feet against them as a testimony, and cleansing your feet by  the way side.
7 And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall lay their hands upon you  by violence, ye shall command to be smitten in my name, and behold I  will smite them according to your words, in mine own due time. And  whosoever shall go to law with thee shall be cursed by the law. And thou  shalt take no purse, no scrip, neither staves, neither two coats, for the Church  shall give unto thee in the very hour, what thou needest for food, and for raiment  and for shoes, and for money, and for scrip: For thou art called to prune my  vineyard with a mighty pruning, yea, even for the last time. Yea, and also,  all those whom thou hast . And they shall do even according to  this pattern. Amen.
Revelation given at , Penn. July 1830.
1 Hearken unto the voice of the Lord your God, while I speak unto you,  my daughter, for verily I say unto you, all those who receive my gospel are sons  and daughters in my kingdom. A revelation I give unto you concerning my  will, and if thou art faithful and walk in the paths of virtue before me, I will pre serve your <thy> life, and thou shalt receive an in . Behold  thy sins are forgiven thee, and thou art an elect lady, whom I have called.  Murmur not because of the things which thou hast not seen, for they are with held from thee, and from the world, which is wisdom in me in a time to come.
2 And the office of thy calling shall be for a comfort unto my servant Joseph  Smith Jr. thy husband, in his afflictions with consoling words, in the spirit [p. 49]
for lo, I am with you, even unto the end of thy days. And in temporal labours thou shalt not have strength, for this is not thy calling. Attend to thy calling and thou shalt have wherewith to magnify thine office, and to expound all scriptures. And continue in , and the churches.
5 And thy brother shall continue in bearing my name before the world; and also to the . And he shall not suppose that he can say enough in my cause; and lo I am with him to the end. In me he shall have glory, and not of himself, whether in weakness or in strength, whether in bonds or free: And at all times and in all places, he shall open his mouth and declare my gospel as with the voice of a trump, both day and night. and I will give unto him strength, such as is not known among men.
6 Require not miracles, except I shall you; except casting out devils, healing the sick; and against poisonous serpents; and against deadly poisons; and these things ye shall not do, except it be required of you, by them who desire it, that the scriptures might be fulfilled, for ye shall do according to that which is written. And in whatsoever place ye shall enter, and they receive you not, in my name, ye shall leave a cursing instead of a blessing, by casting off the dust of your feet against them as a testimony, and cleansing your feet by the way side.
7 And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall lay their hands upon you by violence, ye shall command to be smitten in my name, and behold I will smite them according to your words, in mine own due time. And whosoever shall go to law with thee shall be cursed by the law. And thou shalt take no purse, no scrip, neither staves, neither two coats, for the Church shall give unto thee in the very hour, what thou needest for food, and for raiment and for shoes, and for money, and for scrip: For thou art called to prune my vineyard with a mighty pruning, yea, even for the last time. Yea, and also, all those whom thou hast . And they shall do even according to this pattern. Amen.
Revelation given at , Penn. July 1830.
1 Hearken unto the voice of the Lord your God, while I speak unto you, my daughter, for verily I say unto you, all those who receive my gospel are sons and daughters in my kingdom. A revelation I give unto you concerning my will, and if thou art faithful and walk in the paths of virtue before me, I will preserve thy life, and thou shalt receive an in . Behold thy sins are forgiven thee, and thou art an elect lady, whom I have called. Murmur not because of the things which thou hast not seen, for they are withheld from thee, and from the world, which is wisdom in me in a time to come.
2 And the office of thy calling shall be for a comfort unto my servant Joseph Smith Jr. thy husband, in his afflictions with consoling words, in the spirit [p. 49]
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