Revelation, 20 May 1831 [D&C 51]

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which is more then is needful for the want of this People  be kept in the hands of the & let him also reserve  unto himself for his own wants & for the wants of his family  as he shall be employed in doing this Business & thus I  grant unto this People a privelige of organizeing themselves  according to my & I unto them this land for  a little season untill I the Lord shall provide for them othe rwise & command them to go hence & the hour & the day is  not given unto them wherefore let them act upon this land as  for years & this shall turn unto them for their good Behold this  shall be an example unto my Servent in other places  in all & whoso is found a faithful & Just & a wise   shall enter into the Joy of his lord & shall inherit  eternal life verily I say unto you I am Jesus Christ who  cometh quickly in an hour you think not even so Amen [p. 87]
which is more then is needful for the want of this People be kept in the hands of the & let him also reserve unto himself for his own wants & for the wants of his family as he shall be employed in doing this Business & thus I grant unto this People a privelige of organizeing themselves according to my & I unto them this land for a little season untill I the Lord shall provide for them otherwise & command them to go hence & the hour & the day is not given unto them wherefore let them act upon this land as for years & this shall turn unto them for their good Behold this shall be an example unto my Servent in other places in all & whoso is found a faithful & Just & a wise shall enter into the Joy of his lord & shall inherit eternal life verily I say unto you I am Jesus Christ who cometh quickly in an hour you think not even so Amen [p. 87]
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