Revelation, 22–23 September 1832 [D&C 84]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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strength and truth is established in her bowels and the heavens hath smiled upon  her and she is clothed with the glory of her God for he standeth in the midst of  his people, glory and honor and power and might be ascribed to our god for  he is full of mercy Justice grace and truth and peace for ever and ever  Amen——
And again verily verily I say unto you it is expedient that evry man  who goes forth to proclaim mine everlasting gospel that in asmuch as they  have families and receive monies by gift they should send it unto them  or make use of it for there benifit as the Lord shall direct them for thus it  seemeth me good and let all those who have not families who receive  monies send it up unto the in or unto the in  that it may be for the bringing forth of the revelations and  the printing thereof and for establishing of and if any shall give  unto any of you a coat, or a suit take the old and cast it unto the poor  and go your way rejoicing and if any man among you be strong in the  spirit let him take with him he that is weak that he may be edefied  in all meekness that he may become strong also therefore take with you  those who are unto the , and send them before  you to make appointments and to prepare the way, and to fill ap pointments that yourselves are not able to fill, behold this is the way th at mine Apostles in ancient days built up my church unto me, therefore let  evry man stand in his own office, and labour in his own calling and  let not the head say unto the feet it hath no need of the feet for without the feet how shall the body be able to stand, also the body hath need  of evry member that all may be edefied together that the systim may  be kept perfect, and behold the hood should travel also and  and also the and also the lesser , but the and  should be appointed to watch over the church to be a standing minister unto  the church, and the also should travel round about and among all  the churches searching after the poor to administer to ther wants by humbling  the rich and the proud he should also imploy an agent for to take charge  of and to do his seccular business as he shall direct nevertheless let the Bishop go  unto the city of and also to the city of and also to the city of   and warn the people of those cities with the sound of the gospel with a  loud voice of the desolation and utter abolishment which awaits them if they  do reject these things, for if they do reject these things the hour of thei[r] Jodgment is  nigh and there house shall be left unto them dessolate, let him trust in me  and he shall not be confounded and an hair of his head shall not fall to  the ground unnoticed, but <any> <and> verily I say unto you the rest of my servants go ye  forth as your circumstances shall permit in your several callings unto the great  and notable cities and villages reprooving the world in righteousness  of <all> ther unrighteous and ungodly deeds setting forth clearly and [p. [5]]
strength and truth is established in her bowels and the heavens hath smiled upon her and she is clothed with the glory of her God for he standeth in the midst of his people, glory and honor and power and might be ascribed to our god for he is full of mercy Justice grace and truth and peace for ever and ever Amen——
And again verily verily I say unto you it is expedient that evry man who goes forth to proclaim mine everlasting gospel that in asmuch as they have families and receive monies by gift they should send it unto them or make use of it for there benifit as the Lord shall direct them for thus it seemeth me good and let all those who have not families who receive monies send it up unto the in or unto the in that it may be for the bringing forth of the revelations and the printing thereof and for establishing of and if any shall give unto any of you a coat, or a suit take the old and cast it unto the poor and go your way rejoicing and if any man among you be strong in the spirit let him take with him he that is weak that he may be edefied in all meekness that he may become strong also therefore take with you those who are unto the , and send them before you to make appointments and to prepare the way, and to fill appointments that yourselves are not able to fill, behold this is the way that mine Apostles in ancient days built up my church unto me, therefore let evry man stand in his own office, and labour in his own calling and let not the head say unto the feet it hath no need of the feet for without the feet how shall the body be able to stand, also the body hath need of evry member that all may be edefied together that the systim may be kept perfect, and behold the should travel and also the and also the lesser , but the and should be appointed to watch over the church to be a standing minister unto the church, and the also should travel round about and among all the churches searching after the poor to administer to ther wants by humbling the rich and the proud he should also imploy an agent for to take charge and to do his seccular business as he shall direct nevertheless let the Bishop go unto the city of and also to the city of and also to the city of and warn the people of those cities with the sound of the gospel with a loud voice of the desolation and utter abolishment which awaits them if they do reject these things, for if they do reject these things the hour of their Jodgment is nigh and there house shall be left unto them dessolate, let him trust in me and he shall not be confounded and an hair of his head shall not fall to the ground unnoticed, and verily I say unto you the rest of my servants go ye forth as your circumstances shall permit in your several callings unto the great and notable cities and villages reprooving the world in righteousness of all ther unrighteous and ungodly deeds setting forth clearly and [p. [5]]
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