Revelation, 2 January 1831 [D&C 38]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Riches even a land of promise a land flowing with milk & Honey upon which there shall be no curse & I will give it unto you for the land of your enheritance if you seek it with all your hearts & this shall be my covenant with you ye shall have it for the land of your inheritence & for the inheritance of your Children forever while the Earth shall stand & ye shall Possess it again in eternity no more to pass away But Verily I say unto you that in time ye shall have no King nor Ruler for I will be your King & watch over you Wherefore hear my voice & follow me & ye shall be a free People & ye shall have no laws but my laws for I am your Law giver & who can stay my hand But Verily I say unto you teach one another according to the Office wherewith I have appointed you & let evry man esteem his brother as himself & practice Virtue & Holyness before me & again I say unto you let evry man esteem his Brother as himself for what man among you having twelve sons & is no respector to them & they Serve him obediently & he saith unto the one be thou clothed in Robes & sit thou here & to the other be thou clothed in Raggs & sit thou there & looketh upon his sons & saith I am Just Behold I have given unto you a Parable & it is even as I am I say unto you be one & if ye are not one ye are not mine & again I say unto you that the Enemy in the Seecret Chambers seek<[e]th> your lives ye hear of wars in far Countries & you say in your hearts there will soon be great wars in far Countries but ye know not the hearts of they in your own Land I tell you these things because of your prayers Wherefore treasure up Wisdom in your bosoms lest the wickedness of men reveal reveal these things in your unto you by their wicke[d]ness in a manner which shall speak in your ears with a voice louder than that which shall shake the Earth but if ye are prepared ye need not fear & that ye might escape the power of the enemy & be gethered unto me a Righteous people without spot & blameless Wherefore for this cause I gave unto you [p. 51]
Riches even a land of promise a land flowing with milk & Honey upon which there shall be no curse & I will give it unto you for the land of your enheritance if you seek it with all your hearts & this shall be my covenant with you ye shall have it for the land of your inheritence & for the inheritance of your Children forever while the Earth shall stand & ye shall Possess it again in eternity no more to pass away But Verily I say unto you that in time ye shall have no King nor Ruler for I will be your King & watch over you Wherefore hear my voice & follow me & ye shall be a free People & ye shall have no laws but my laws for I am your Law giver & who can stay my hand But Verily I say unto you teach one another according to the Office wherewith I have appointed you & let evry man esteem his brother as himself & practice Virtue & Holyness before me & again I say unto you let evry man esteem his Brother as himself for what man among you having twelve sons & is no respector to them & they Serve him obediently & he saith unto the one be thou clothed in Robes & sit thou here & to the other be thou clothed in Raggs & sit thou there & looketh upon his sons & saith I am Just Behold I have given unto you a Parable & it is even as I am I say unto you be one & if ye are not one ye are not mine & again I say unto you that the Enemy in the Seecret Chambers seeketh your lives ye hear of wars in far Countries & you say in your hearts there will soon be great wars in far Countries but ye know not the hearts of they in your own Land I tell you these things because of your prayers Wherefore treasure up Wisdom in your bosoms lest the wickedness of men reveal these things unto you by their wickedness in a manner which shall speak in your ears with a voice louder than that which shall shake the Earth but if ye are prepared ye need not fear & that ye might escape the power of the enemy & be gethered unto me a Righteous people without spot & blameless Wherefore for this cause I gave unto you [p. 51]
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