Revelation, 16–17 December 1833 [D&C 101]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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vineyard called upon his servants and said  unto them why what is the cause of this great  evil ought ye not to have done even as  I commanded you and after you had  planted the vineyard and built the hedge  round about and set watchmen upon the  walls thereof built the tower also and set  a watchman upon the tower and watched  for my vineyard and not have fallen  asleep lest the enemy should come upon  you And behold the watchman upon  the tower would have seen the enemy  while he was yet afar off and then ye  could have made ready and kept the  enemy from breaking down the hedge  thereof and saved my vineyard from  the hands of the distroyer And the  Lord of the vineyard said unto one  of his servants, go and gather togethe[r]  the residue of my servants and take  all the strength of mine house  which are my wariors my young men  and they that are of middle age also  among all my servants who are the  strength of mine house save th◊◊ only  whom I have appointed to tarry and go  ye straitway unto the Land of my  vineyard and redeem my vineyard  for it is mine I have bought it with  money therefore get ye straitway unto  my Land break down the walls of mine  enemies th[r]ow down their tower and scatte[r]  their watchmen and inasmuch as they  gather to gether against you avenge me [p. 78]
vineyard called upon his servants and said unto them why what is the cause of this great evil ought ye not to have done even as I commanded you and after you had planted the vineyard and built the hedge round about and set watchmen upon the walls thereof built the tower also and set a watchman upon the tower and watched for my vineyard and not have fallen asleep lest the enemy should come upon you And behold the watchman upon the tower would have seen the enemy while he was yet afar off and then ye could have made ready and kept the enemy from breaking down the hedge thereof and saved my vineyard from the hands of the distroyer And the Lord of the vineyard said unto one of his servants, go and gather together the residue of my servants and take all the strength of mine house which are my wariors my young men and they that are of middle age also among all my servants who are the strength of mine house save th only whom I have appointed to tarry and go ye straitway unto the Land of my vineyard and redeem my vineyard for it is mine I have bought it with money therefore get ye straitway unto my Land break down the walls of mine enemies throw down their tower and scatter their watchmen and inasmuch as they gather to gether against you avenge me [p. 78]
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