Revelation, 26 April 1838 [D&C 115]

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in all the world, For thus shall my Church be called  in the Last days even the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day  Saints, Verrily I say unto you all; arise and shine forth  forth that thy light may be a standard for the nations  and that thy gathering to-gether upon the land of zion  and upon her stakes may be for a defence and for  a reffuge from the storm and from wrath when  it shall be poured out without mixture upon  the whole Earth, Let the City , be a holy  and consecrated land unto me, and <it shall> be called <most> holy  for the ground upon which thou standest is holy  Therefore I command you to build an for the gathering togethering of my Saints that  they may worship me, and let there be a begining  of this work; and a foundation and a preparatory  work, this following Summer; and let the begining  be made on the 4th day of July next; and from  that time forth let my people labour diligently  to build an house, unto my name, and in one  year from this day, let them recommence laying  the foundation of my ; thus let them from  that time forth laibour diligently untill it shall  be finished, from the Corner Stone thereof unto the  top thereof, untill there shall not any thing rem ain that is not finished.
Verrily I say unto you let not my servant  Joseph neither my Servant , neither my  Servant , get in debt any more for the  building of an house unto my name. But let my   be built unto my name according to the patt ern which I will shew unto them, and if my people  build it not according to the pattern which I  Shall shew unto their presidency, I will not accept  it at their hands, But if my people do build  it according to the pattern which I shall shew  unto their presidency, even my servant Joseph  and his Councilors; then I will accept it at [p. 33]
in all the world, For thus shall my Church be called in the Last days even the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Verrily I say unto you all; arise and shine forth that thy light may be a standard for the nations and that thy gathering to-gether upon the land of zion and upon her stakes may be for a defence and for a reffuge from the storm and from wrath when it shall be poured out without mixture upon the whole Earth, Let the City , be a holy and consecrated land unto me, and it shall be called most holy for the ground upon which thou standest is holy Therefore I command you to build an for the gathering together of my Saints that they may worship me, and let there be a begining of this work; and a foundation and a preparatory work, this following Summer; and let the begining be made on the 4th day of July next; and from that time forth let my people labour diligently to build an house, unto my name, and in one year from this day, let them recommence laying the foundation of my ; thus let them from that time forth laibour diligently untill it shall be finished, from the Corner Stone thereof unto the top thereof, untill there shall not any thing remain that is not finished.
Verrily I say unto you let not my servant Joseph neither my Servant , neither my Servant , get in debt any more for the building of an house unto my name. But let my be built unto my name according to the pattern which I will shew unto them, and if my people build it not according to the pattern which I Shall shew unto their presidency, I will not accept it at their hands, But if my people do build it according to the pattern which I shall shew unto their presidency, even my servant Joseph and his Councilors; then I will accept it at [p. 33]
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