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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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the , against the time that my servant shall return unto them. Behold here is wisdom; and let every man choose for himself until I come; even so: Amen. [HC 1:139]
2 January 1831 • Saturday
The year opened with a prospect, great and glorious, for the welfare of the kingdom; for, on the 2d of January, 1831, a was held in the town of , N.Y., at which was received, besides the ordinary business transacted for the church, the following revelation; given at
1. Thus saith the Lord your God, even Jesus Christ, the Great I AM, Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the same which looked upon the wide expanse of eternity, and all the seraphic hosts of heaven, before the world was made; the same which knoweth all things, for all things are present before my mine eyes; I am the same which spake and the world was made, and all things came by me: I am the same which have taken the of Enoch into mine own bosom: and verily I say, even as many as have believed on my name, for I am Christ, and in mine own name, by the virtue of the blood which I have spilt, have I plead before the Father for them: Behold But behold the residue of the wicked have I kept in chains of darkness until the Judgment of the great day, which shall come at the end of the world earth; and even so will I cause the wicked to be kept, that not hear my voice but harden their hearts, and wo, wo, wo is their doom. [HC 1:140]
2. But behold, verily, verily I say unto you, that mine eyes are upon you; I am in your midst and ye can not see me, but the day soon cometh that ye shall see me and know that I am: for the veil of darkness shall soon be rent, and he that is not purified, shall not abide the day: wherefore gird up your loins and be prepared. Behold the kingdom is yours, and the enemy shall not overcome.
3. Verily I say unto you, ye are clean but not all; and there is none else with whom I am well pleased, for all flesh is corruptible before me, and the powers of darkness prevail upon the earth, among the children of men, in the presence of all the hosts of heaven, which causes silence to reign, and all eternity is pained, and the angels are waiting the great command to reap down the earth, to gather the tares that they may be burned: and behold the enemy is combined.
4. And now I show unto you a mystery, a thing which is had in secret chambers, to bring to pass even your destruction, in [p. 88]
the , against the time that my servant shall return unto them. Behold here is wisdom; and let every man choose for himself until I come; even so: Amen. [HC 1:139]
2 January 1831 • Saturday
The year opened with a prospect, great and glorious, for the welfare of the kingdom; for, on the 2d of January, 1831, a was held in the town of , N.Y., at which was received, besides the ordinary business transacted for the church, the following revelation;
1. Thus saith the Lord your God, even Jesus Christ, the Great I AM, Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the same which looked upon the wide expanse of eternity, and all the seraphic hosts of heaven, before the world was made; the same which knoweth all things, for all things are present before mine eyes; I am the same which spake and the world was made, and all things came by me: I am the same which have taken the of Enoch into mine own bosom: and verily I say, even as many as have believed on my name, for I am Christ, and in mine own name, by the virtue of the blood which I have spilt, have I plead before the Father for them: But behold the residue of the wicked have I kept in chains of darkness until the Judgment of the great day, which shall come at the end of the earth; and even so will I cause the wicked to be kept, that not hear my voice but harden their hearts, and wo, wo, wo is their doom. [HC 1:140]
2. But behold, verily, verily I say unto you, that mine eyes are upon you; I am in your midst and ye can not see me, but the day soon cometh that ye shall see me and know that I am: for the veil of darkness shall soon be rent, and he that is not purified, shall not abide the day: wherefore gird up your loins and be prepared. Behold the kingdom is yours, and the enemy shall not overcome.
3. Verily I say unto you, ye are clean but not all; and there is none else with whom I am well pleased, for all flesh is corruptible before me, and the powers of darkness prevail upon the earth, among the children of men, in the presence of all the hosts of heaven, which causes silence to reign, and all eternity is pained, and the angels are waiting the great command to reap down the earth, to gather the tares that they may be burned: and behold the enemy is combined.
4. And now I show unto you a mystery, a thing which is had in secret chambers, to bring to pass even your destruction, in [p. 88]
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