Revelation, 5 January 1831 [D&C 39]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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42nd Recd Jan. 5th. 1831
there was a man by the name of who covenanted with  the Lord that he would obey any commandment that the  Lord would give through his servent Joseph & <accordingly> he enquird  of the Lord & he received these words as follows
given at Seneca County state New York
Saying hearken ye & listen to the voice of him who is from  all eternity to all eternity the great I am even Jesus Christ th[e]  light & the life of the world a light which shineth in  darkness & the darkness comprehendeth it not the same which  came in the maridian of time unto my own & my own  Received me not but to as many as received me gave I  power to become my Sons & even so will I give unto as  many as Receive me power to become my Sons. & Verily Verily  I say unto you he that receiveth my Gospel Receiveth me &  this is my Gospel Repentance & by water & then [p. 58]
42nd Recd Jan. 5th. 1831
there was a man by the name of who covenanted with the Lord that he would obey any commandment that the Lord would give through his servent Joseph & accordingly he enquird of the Lord & he received these words as follows
given at Seneca County state New York
Saying hearken ye & listen to the voice of him who is from all eternity to all eternity the great I am even Jesus Christ the light & the life of the world a light which shineth in darkness & the darkness comprehendeth it not the same which came in the maridian of time unto my own & my own Received me not but to as many as received me gave I power to become my Sons & even so will I give unto as many as Receive me power to become my Sons. & Verily Verily I say unto you he that receiveth my Gospel Receiveth me & this is my Gospel Repentance & by water & then [p. 58]
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