Revelation, 6 April 1830 [D&C 21]

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17th. AD 1829
A Revelation to Joseph the by way of comm andment to the given at Seneca County  State of New York
Behold there Shall a Record be kept among you  & in it thou shalt be called a seer & Translater & Prop[h]et  an of Jesus Christ an of the Church through  the will of God the Father & the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ  being inspired of the Holy Ghost to lay the foundation  thereof & to build it up unto the most holy faith which  Church was Organized & established in the year of our Lord  one thousand Eight Hundred & Thirty in the forth Month  on the Sixth day of the month which is called April  Wherefore meaning the Church thou shalt give heed unto  all his words & commandments which he ghall [shall] give unto  you as he receiveth them wa[l]king in all holyness before  me for his word ye shall receive as if from mine own  mouth in all Patience & faith for by doing these things  the gaits of Hell shall not prevail against you yea & the  Lord God will disperse the Powers of darkness from before  you & cause the Heavens to shake for your Good & his  names glory for thus saith the Lord God him have I inspired  to move the cause of in Mighty power for good &  his dilligence I know & his prayers I have heard yea  his weeping for Zion I have seen & I will cause that [p. 28]
17th. AD 1829
A Revelation to Joseph the by way of commandment to the given at Seneca County State of New York
Behold there Shall a Record be kept among you & in it thou shalt be called a seer & Translater & Prophet an of Jesus Christ an of the Church through the will of God the Father & the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ being inspired of the Holy Ghost to lay the foundation thereof & to build it up unto the most holy faith which Church was Organized & established in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight Hundred & Thirty in the forth Month on the Sixth day of the month which is called April Wherefore meaning the Church thou shalt give heed unto all his words & commandments which he ghall [shall] give unto you as he receiveth them walking in all holyness before me for his word ye shall receive as if from mine own mouth in all Patience & faith for by doing these things the gaits of Hell shall not prevail against you yea & the Lord God will disperse the Powers of darkness from before you & cause the Heavens to shake for your Good & his names glory for thus saith the Lord God him have I inspired to move the cause of in Mighty power for good & his dilligence I know & his prayers I have heard yea his weeping for Zion I have seen & I will cause that [p. 28]
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