Revelation, 26 April 1832 [D&C 82]

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<78 Revelation> Jackson County Missori April 26. 1832
Verily Verily I say unto you my Servents that inasmuch as  ye have forgiven one another your tresspasses even so I the  Lord forgive you nevertheless there are those among you who  have sinned exceedingly yea even all of you have sinned but  Verily I say unto you beware from henceforth & refrain from  sin lest sore Judgements fall upon your heads for unto  whom much is given much is required & he who sinneth  against the greater light shall receive the greater condemna tion ye call upon my name for revelations & I give them  unto you & inasmuch as ye keep not my sayings which I give  unto you ye become transgressors & Justice & Judgement is  the panalty which is affixed unto my law therefore what I  say unto one I say unto all watch for the advisary spreadeth  his dominions & darkness reigneth & the anger of God kindleth  against the inhabitants of the Earth & none doeth good for all  have gone out of the way & now verily I say unto you I the  Lord will not lay any sin to your charge go your ways & Sin  no more but unto that soul who sin[n]eth shall the former  sins return saith the Lord your God. And again I say unto  you I give unto you a new that you may  understand my will concerning you or in other words I give  unto you directions how you may act before me that  it may turn to you for your salvation, I the Lord am bound  when ye do what I say but when ye do not what I say  ye have no promise therefore verily I say unto you it is exp edient for you my Servants & &   & my Servant Joseph & & &   & be bound together by a bond & Coven nant that cannot be broken in your several to  manage the literary & Mercantile concerns & the  both in the Land of & in the Land of for I  have the land of in mine own due  time for the benefits of the Saints of the most high God  & for a to for Zion must increase in beauty  & in holy-ness her borders must increase be enlarged [p. 128]
78 Revelation Jackson County Missori April 26. 1832
Verily Verily I say unto you my Servents that inasmuch as ye have forgiven one another your tresspasses even so I the Lord forgive you nevertheless there are those among you who have sinned exceedingly yea even all of you have sinned but Verily I say unto you beware from henceforth & refrain from sin lest sore Judgements fall upon your heads for unto whom much is given much is required & he who sinneth against the greater light shall receive the greater condemnation ye call upon my name for revelations & I give them unto you & inasmuch as ye keep not my sayings which I give unto you ye become transgressors & Justice & Judgement is the panalty which is affixed unto my law therefore what I say unto one I say unto all watch for the advisary spreadeth his dominions & darkness reigneth & the anger of God kindleth against the inhabitants of the Earth & none doeth good for all have gone out of the way & now verily I say unto you I the Lord will not lay any sin to your charge go your ways & Sin no more but unto that soul who sinneth shall the former sins return saith the Lord your God. And again I say unto you I give unto you a new that you may understand my will concerning you or in other words I give unto you directions how you may act before me that it may turn to you for your salvation, I the Lord am bound when ye do what I say but when ye do not what I say ye have no promise therefore verily I say unto you it is expedient for you my Servants & & & my Servant Joseph & & & & be bound together by a bond & Covennant that cannot be broken in your several to manage the literary & Mercantile concerns & the both in the Land of & in the Land of for I have the land of in mine own due time for the benefit of the Saints of the most high & for a to for Zion must increase in beauty & in holy-ness her borders must be enlarged [p. 128]
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