Revelation, 1 August 1831 [D&C 58]

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may lay it to heart & receive that which shall follow behold  verily I say unto you for this cause I have sent you that you might  be obedient & that your hearts might be prepared to bear testimony  of the things which are to come & also that you might be honoured  of laying the foundation & of bearing record of the land upon which  the of God shall stand & also that a feast of fat things might  be prepared for the poor yea a feast of fat things of wine on the  lees well refined that the earth may know that the mouths of the  Prophets shall not fail yea a supper of the house of the Lord well  prepared unto which all nations shall be invited firstly the rich  & the learned the wise & the Noble & after that cometh the day of my  Power then shall the poor the lame and the blind & the deaf come  in unto the marriage of the lamb & partake of the supper of the  Lord prepared for the great day to come Behold I the Lord have spoken  it & that the testimony might go forth from Zion yea from the  mouth of the City of the heritage of God yea for this cause I have  Sent you hither & have Selected my Servent & appointed  him his mission in this land but if he repent not of his sins which  is unbelief & blindness of heart let him take heed lest he fall  behold his mission is given unto him & it shall not be given  again & whoso standeth in that mission is appointed to be a  in Israel like as it was in ancient days to divide the lands of  the heritage of God unto his children & to Judge his people by the  testimony of the Just & by the assistance of his according  to the laws of the kingdom which are given by the Prophets of  God for verily I say unto you my laws shall be kept on this land  let no man think that he is ruler but let god rule him  that Judgeth according to the council of his own will (or in other  words) him that councileth or seteth upon the Judgement Seat  let no man break the laws of the land for he that keepeth  the laws of God hath no need to break the laws of the land  Wherefore be subject to the powers that be untill he reigns  whose right it is to reign & subdues all enemies under his feet  behold the laws which ye have received from my hand are the   & in this light ye shall hold them forth  behold here is wisdom & now as I spoke concerning my [p. 95]
may lay it to heart & receive that which shall follow behold verily I say unto you for this cause I have sent you that you might be obedient & that your hearts might be prepared to bear testimony of the things which are to come & also that you might be honoured of laying the foundation & of bearing record of the land upon which the of God shall stand & also that a feast of fat things might be prepared for the poor yea a feast of fat things of wine on the lees well refined that the earth may know that the mouths of the Prophets shall not fail yea a supper of the house of the Lord well prepared unto which all nations shall be invited firstly the rich & the learned the wise & the Noble & after that cometh the day of my Power then shall the poor the lame and the blind & the deaf come in unto the marriage of the lamb & partake of the supper of the Lord prepared for the great day to come Behold I the Lord have spoken it & that the testimony might go forth from Zion yea from the mouth of the City of the heritage of God yea for this cause I have Sent you hither & have Selected my Servent & appointed him his mission in this land but if he repent not of his sins which is unbelief & blindness of heart let him take heed lest he fall behold his mission is given unto him & it shall not be given again & whoso standeth in that mission is appointed to be a in Israel like as it was in ancient days to divide the lands of the heritage of God unto his children & to Judge his people by the testimony of the Just & by the assistance of his according to the laws of the kingdom which are given by the Prophets of God for verily I say unto you my laws shall be kept on this land let no man think that he is ruler but let god rule him that Judgeth according to the council of his own will (or in other words) him that councileth or seteth upon the Judgement Seat let no man break the laws of the land for he that keepeth the laws of God hath no need to break the laws of the land Wherefore be subject to the powers that be untill he reigns whose right it is to reign & subdues all enemies under his feet behold the laws which ye have received from my hand are the & in this light ye shall hold them forth behold here is wisdom & now as I spoke concerning my [p. 95]
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