Journal, December 1841–December 1842

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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[pages 49–55, donation records dated 6–19 January 1842]

17 January 1842 • Monday • Second of Three Entries

1842 January 17.
A Revelation given at , July 8,th. AD. 1838.
Verily thus saith the Lord unto my servants, , and ; Let them settle up their business  speedily and Journey from the land of before I, the Lord,  sendeth snow <again> upon the ground. Let them awake and arise,  and come forth and not tarry for I the Lord commandeth it, — therefore, if they tarry it shall not be well with them. Let  them repent of all their sins, and all their covetous desires before me  saith the Lord; For what is property unto me saith the Lord. Let the  properties of at be turned out for debts saith the Lord,  Let them go saith the Lord, and whatsoever remaineth. let it  remain in your hands saith the Lord, for have I not the fowls  of Heaven, and also the fish of the Sea, and the beasts of the  Mountains? Have I not made the earth? <Do I not hold the destinies of all the armies of the nations of the earth?> Therefore will I not  Make the solitary places to bud and <to> blossom, and bring forth  in abundance saith the Lord? Is there not room enough upon  the mountains of , or upon the plains of , or the land where Adam dwelt, that you should  not Covet that which is but the drop and neglect the more weighty  matters. Therefore, come up hither, unto the Land of My people, even  Zion. Let my Servant be faithful over a few  things, and he shall be ruler over many things. Let him pres ide in the midst of my people, in the city , and let him  be blessed with the blessings of my people.— Let My Servant   be ashamed of the Nicolitans and of all their se cret abominations, and of all his littleness of soul before me saith  the Lord, and come up unto the land of , and  be a Bishop unto my people saith the Lord, not in name but in deed  Saith the Lord. And again, Verily I say unto you I remember  my Servant . Behold, verily I say unto him, that  his name shall be had in sacred remembrance from generation  to generation. forever and ever Saith the Lord; Therefore let him  contend earnestly for the redemption of the First Presidency  of My church Saith the Lord; and when he falls he shall rise  again, for his sacrifice shall be more sacred to me than his  increase saith the Lord; Therefore let him come up hither speed ily unto the land of Zion, and in due time he shall be made  a merchant unto my name saith the Lord for the benefit  of my people; Therefore let no man despise my servant . but let the blessings. of my people be upon him forever and  ever, Amen.
And. again I. say unto. you let all the Saints in the  land of remember the Lord their God, and mine house  to preserve it holy, and to overthrow the money changers in mine  own due time. Saith the Lord. [p. 56]
[pages 49–55, donation records dated 6–19 January 1842]

17 January 1842 • Monday • Second of Three Entries

1842 January 17.
A Revelation given at , July 8,th. AD. 1838.
Verily thus saith the Lord unto my servants, , and ; Let them settle up their business speedily and Journey from the land of before I, the Lord, sendeth snow again upon the ground. Let them awake and arise, and come forth and not tarry for I the Lord commandeth it,— therefore, if they tarry it shall not be well with them. Let them repent of all their sins, and all their covetous desires before me saith the Lord; For what is property unto me saith the Lord. Let the properties at be turned out for debts saith the Lord, Let them go saith the Lord, and whatsoever remaineth. let it remain in your hands saith the Lord, for have I not the fowls of Heaven, and also the fish of the Sea, and the beasts of the Mountains? Have I not made the earth? Do I not hold the destinies of all the armies of the nations of the earth? Therefore will I not Make the solitary places to bud and to blossom, and bring forth in abundance saith the Lord? Is there not room enough upon the mountains of , or upon the plains of , or the land where Adam dwelt, that you should not Covet that which is but the drop and neglect the more weighty matters. Therefore, come up hither, unto the Land of My people, even Zion. Let my Servant be faithful over a few things, and he shall be ruler over many things. Let him preside in the midst of my people, in the city , and let him be blessed with the blessings of my people.— Let My Servant be ashamed of the Nicolitans and of all their secret abominations, and of all his littleness of soul before me saith the Lord, and come up unto the land of , and be a Bishop unto my people saith the Lord, not in name but in deed Saith the Lord. And again, Verily I say unto you I remember my Servant . Behold, verily I say unto him, that his name shall be had in sacred remembrance from generation to generation. forever and ever Saith the Lord; Therefore let him contend earnestly for the redemption of the First Presidency of My church Saith the Lord; and when he falls he shall rise again, for his sacrifice shall be more sacred to me than his increase saith the Lord; Therefore let him come up hither speedily unto the land of Zion, and in due time he shall be made a merchant unto my name saith the Lord for the benefit of my people; Therefore let no man despise my servant . but let the blessings. of my people be upon him forever and ever, Amen.
And. again I. say unto. you let all the Saints in the land of remember the Lord their God, and mine house to preserve it holy, and to overthrow the money changers in mine own due time. Saith the Lord. [p. 56]
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