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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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little children are redeemed from the foundation of the world, through mine Only begot ten: Wherefore they cannot sin, for power is not given unto Satan to tempt little  children, untill they begin to become accountable before me; for it is given unto them  even as I will, according to mine own pleasure, that great things may be required  at the hand of their fathers.
14 And again I say unto you, that whoso having knowledge, have I not   to repent, and he that hath no understanding, it remaineth in  me to do according as it is written. And now I declare no more unto you at  this time. Amen.
At length, our assembled; the  subject of the stone above mentioned, was discussed, and after considerable  investigation, , as well as the whole who were present,  renounced the said stone, and all things connected therewith, much to our  mutual satisfaction and happiness. We now partook of the ,  , and many, and attended to a great variety of  business on that and the following day; during which time we had much of  the power of God manifested amongst us; the Holy Ghost came upon us, and  filled us with joy unspeakable; and peace, and faith, and hope, and charity  abounded in our midst. Before we separated we obtained the following,
Revelation to , and  given at , New York, September, 1830.
1 Behold I say unto you, , that you have feared man, and not relied on  me for strength, as you ought: but your mind has been on the things of the earth more  than on the things of me, your Maker, and the ministry whereunto you have been  called; and you have not given heed unto my Spirit, and to those who were set  over you, but you have been persuaded by those whom I have not commanded:  wherefore you are left to enquire for yourself at my hand, and ponder upon the things  which you have received. And your home shall be at ’s house, un till I give unto you further commandments. And you shall attend to the minis try in the Church, and before the world, and in the regions round about. Amen.
2 Behold I say unto you, , that you shall take your journey with your  brother , for the time has come, that it is expedient in me, that you shall  open your mouth to declare my gospel: therefore, fear not but give heed unto  the words and advice of your brother, which he shall give you.— And be you  afflicted in <all> his afflictions, ever lifting up your heart unto me in prayer, and faith  for his and your deliverance: for I have given unto him power, to build up my  church among the : and none have I appointed to be his coun sellor, over him, in the church, concerning church matters, except it is his [p. 58]
little children are redeemed from the foundation of the world, through mine Only begotten: Wherefore they cannot sin, for power is not given unto Satan to tempt little children, untill they begin to become accountable before me; for it is given unto them even as I will, according to mine own pleasure, that great things may be required at the hand of their fathers.
14 And again I say unto you, that whoso having knowledge, have I not to repent, and he that hath no understanding, it remaineth in me to do according as it is written. And now I declare no more unto you at this time. Amen.
At length, our assembled; the subject of the stone above mentioned, was discussed, and after considerable investigation, , as well as the whole who were present, renounced the said stone, and all things connected therewith, much to our mutual satisfaction and happiness. We now partook of the , , and many, and attended to a great variety of business on that and the following day; during which time we had much of the power of God manifested amongst us; the Holy Ghost came upon us, and filled us with joy unspeakable; and peace, and faith, and hope, and charity abounded in our midst. Before we separated we obtained the following,
Revelation to , and given at , New York, September, 1830.
1 Behold I say unto you, , that you have feared man, and not relied on me for strength, as you ought: but your mind has been on the things of the earth more than on the things of me, your Maker, and the ministry whereunto you have been called; and you have not given heed unto my Spirit, and to those who were set over you, but have been persuaded by those whom I have not commanded: wherefore you are left to enquire for yourself at my hand, and ponder upon the things which you have received. And your home shall be at ’s house, untill I give unto you further commandments. And you shall attend to the ministry in the Church, and before the world, and in the regions round about. Amen.
2 Behold I say unto you, , that you shall take your journey with your brother , for the time has come, that it is expedient in me, that you shall open your mouth to declare my gospel: therefore, fear not but give heed unto the words and advice of your brother, which he shall give you.— And be you afflicted in all his afflictions, ever lifting up your heart unto me in prayer, and faith for his and your deliverance: for I have given unto him power, to build up my church among the : and none have I appointed to be his counsellor, over him, in the church, concerning church matters, except it is his [p. 58]
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