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

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made glad, with the light of this countenance, of his  lord, and then he withdrew, from the first, that he  might visit the seccond also, and the third, and the fourth,  and so on, unto the twelveth, and they all received, the light of the  countinance, of their Lord, every man, in his hour, and in his  time, and in his season, begining at the first, and so  on unto the last, and from the last unto the first,  and from the first, unto the Last, evry man in his own  order, untill his hour was finished, even according, as his  lord, had commanded him, that his Lord might be glor[i]fied  in him, therefore unto this parable, will I liken all those  kingdoms; and the inhabitants thereof, evry kingdom, in  its hour, and in its time, and in its season, even  according to the decree, which God, hath made; and  again; and now verily I say unto you, my friends, I I  leave these sayings, with you, for to ponder in your  hearts; with this , which I give unto you,  that ye shall call upon me, while I am near, draw near  unto me, and I will draw near unto you, seek me dilligen tly, and ye shall find me, ask, and ye shall receive,  knock, and it shall be opened unto you; whatsoever ye  ask the father, in my name, it shall be given unto  you, that is expedient for you, and if ye ask any  thing, that is not, expedient for you, it shall turn  unto your own condemption [condemnation], but behold, that which  you hear, is as the voice, of one crying in the wilderness,  In the wilderness, because you cannot see him; my  voice, because my voice is spirit, my spirit is  truth, truth abideth, and hath no end, and if it  be in you, it shall abound, and if your eye be  single to my glory, your whole bodies, shall be filled  with light, and there shall be no darkness in you,  and that body, which is filled with light comprehendeth  all things; therefore sanctify yourselves that your minds [p. 39]
made glad, with the light of this countenance, of his lord, and then he withdrew, from the first, that he might visit the seccond also, and the third, and the fourth, and so on, unto the twelveth, and they all received, the light of the countinance, of their Lord, every man, in his hour, and in his time, and in his season, begining at the first, and so on unto the last, and from the last unto the first, and from the first, unto the Last, evry man in his own order, untill his hour was finished, even according, as his lord, had commanded him, that his Lord might be glorified in him, therefore unto this parable, will I liken all those kingdoms; and the inhabitants thereof, evry kingdom, in its hour, and in its time, and in its season, even according to the decree, which God, hath made; and again; and now verily I say unto you, my friends, I leave these sayings, with you, for to ponder in your hearts; with this , which I give unto you, that ye shall call upon me, while I am near, draw near unto me, and I will draw near unto you, seek me dilligently, and ye shall find me, ask, and ye shall receive, knock, and it shall be opened unto you; whatsoever ye ask the father, in my name, it shall be given unto you, that is expedient for you, and if ye ask any thing, that is not, expedient for you, it shall turn unto your own condemption [condemnation], behold, that which you hear, is as the voice, of one crying in the wilderness, In the wilderness, because you cannot see him; my voice, because my voice is spirit, my spirit is truth, truth abideth, and hath no end, and if it be in you, it shall abound, and if your eye be single to my glory, your whole bodies, shall be filled with light, and there shall be no darkness in you, and that body, which is filled with light comprehendeth all things; therefore sanctify yourselves that your minds [p. 39]
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