Revelation, 1 November 1831–A [D&C 68]

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time of the Lord other to be set apart unto the  to minister even according to the first wherefore it shall be an   who is worthy & he shall be appointed by a of  high priests And again no Bishop or judge which shall be set apart  for this ministry shall be tried or condemned for any crime save  it be before a confrence of high priests & inasmuch as he is found guilty  before a confrenc of high priests by testimony that cannot be impeached  he shall be condemned or forgiven according to the Laws of the church And again inasmuch as parents have children in that teach them  not to understand the doctrine of repentance faith in Christ the Son of the  living God & of & the when eight years old the sin be upon the head of the parents for  this shall be a Law unto the inhabitants of Zion & their children shall  be baptised for the remission of their sins when eight years old &  receive the laying on of the hands & they also shall teach their children to pray  & to walk uprightly before the Lord & the inhabitants of Zion shall also  observe to the Sabath day to keep it holy & the inhabitants of Zion also  shall remember their labors inasmuch as they are appointed to labor  in all faithfulness for the idler shall be had in remembrance before  the Lord now I the Lord am not well pleased with the inhabitants  of Zion for there are idlers among them & their children also are grow ing up in wickedness they also seek not earnestly the riches of  Eternity but their eyes are full of greediness these things ought not  to be & must be done away from among them wherefore let my  servant cary these sayings unto the land of & a I give unto them that he that obse[r]veth <not> his prayers  before the Lord in the season thereof let them be had in remem brance before the of my people these sayings are true & faith ful wherefore transgress them not neither take therefrom behold  I am Alpha & Omega & I come quickly Amen
Given a in November first 1831 by Joseph the [p. 114]
time of the Lord other to be set apart unto the to minister even according to the first wherefore it shall be an who is worthy & he shall be appointed by a of high priests And again no Bishop or judge which shall be set apart for this ministry shall be tried or condemned for any crime save it be before a confrence of high priests & inasmuch as he is found guilty before a confrenc of high priests by testimony that cannot be impeached he shall be condemned or forgiven according to the Laws of the church And again inasmuch as parents have children in that teach them not to understand the doctrine of repentance faith in Christ the Son of the living God & of & the when eight years old the sin be upon the head of the parents for this shall be a Law unto the inhabitants of Zion & their children shall be baptised for the remission of their sins when eight years old & receive the laying on of the hands & they also shall teach their children to pray & to walk uprightly before the Lord & the inhabitants of Zion shall also observe the Sabath day to keep it holy & the inhabitants of Zion also shall remember their labors inasmuch as they are appointed to labor in all faithfulness for the idler shall be had in remembrance before the Lord now I the Lord am not well pleased with the inhabitants of Zion for there are idlers among them & their children also are growing up in wickedness they also seek not earnestly the riches of Eternity but their eyes are full of greediness these things ought not to be & must be done away from among them wherefore let my servant cary these sayings unto the land of & a I give unto them that he that observeth not his prayers before the Lord in the season thereof let them be had in remembrance before the of my people these sayings are true & faithful wherefore transgress them not neither take therefrom behold I am Alpha & Omega & I come quickly Amen
Given in November first 1831 by Joseph the [p. 114]
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