Revelation, 27–28 December 1832 [D&C 88:1–126]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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<Earth> rolls upon her wings, and the sun giveth her  light by day, and the moon, giveth her light by  night, and the stars also giveth there light  as they roll upon, there wings, in there glory  in the midst, of the power, of God, unto what shall I  liken these kingdoms, that ye may understand,  behold all these <are> kingdoms, and any man,  who hath seen, any, or the least of these, have  seen God, moving in his magesty and power; I  say unto you, he hath seen him, nevertheless, he  who came unto his own, was not comprehended,  the light shineth in darkness, and the darkness  compre[hen]deth it not, nevertheless, the day shall  come, when you shall, comprehend even God,  being quickened in him, and by him, then  shall ye know, that ye have seen me, that I  am, and that I am the true light, that is  in you, and that you are in me, otherwise  ye could not abound, Behold I will liken  these kingdoms, unto a man, having a field,  and he sent forth, his servants, into the  field, to dig in the field, and he said  unto the first, go ye and labour in the  field, and in the first hour, I will come  unto you, and ye shall behold the joy of  my countenance, and he said, unto the  seccond, go ye also into the field, and in  the seccond hour, I will visit you with  the joy of my countenance, and also unto  the third saying, I will visit you, and  unto the fourth; and so on unto the  twel[f]th, and the Lord of the vineyard field  went unto the first, in the first hour, and  tarried with him, all that hour, and he was [p. 38]
Earth rolls upon her wings, and the sun giveth her light by day, and the moon, giveth her light by night, and the stars also giveth there light as they roll upon, there wings, in there glory in the midst, of the power, of God, unto what shall I liken these kingdoms, that ye may understand, behold all these are kingdoms, and any man, who hath seen, any, or the least of these, have seen God, moving in his magesty and power; I say unto you, he hath seen him, nevertheless, he who came unto his own, was not comprehended, the light shineth in darkness, and the darkness comprehendeth it not, nevertheless, the day shall come, when you shall, comprehend even God, being quickened in him, and by him, then shall ye know, that ye have seen me, that I am, and that I am the true light, that is in you, and that you are in me, otherwise ye could not abound, Behold I will liken these kingdoms, unto a man, having a field, and he sent forth, his servants, into the field, to dig in the field, and he said unto the first, go ye and labour in the field, and in the first hour, I will come unto you, and ye shall behold the joy of my countenance, and he said, unto the seccond, go ye also into the field, and in the seccond hour, I will visit you with the joy of my countenance, and also unto the third saying, I will visit you, and unto the fourth; and so on unto the twelfth, and the Lord of the field went unto the first, in the first hour, and tarried with him, all that hour, and he was [p. 38]
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