Revelation, 6 August 1833 [D&C 98]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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that they shall be fulfilled and all things where with you have been afflicted shall work  together for your good and to my names  glory saith the Lord and now verely I say  unto you concerning the Laws of the land it is  my will that my people should observe to do  all things whatsoever I command them and that  Law of the land which is constitutonal supor ting the principles of freedom in maintaning  rights and privealiges belonging to all mankind  is justifyable before me therefore I the [Lord] justify  you and your Brotheren of my Chirch in  befriending that Law which [is] the constituto onal Law of the land and as pertaining to law  of man whatsoever is more or less then this cometh of evil  I the Lord your God maketh you free therefore ye are  free indeed and the law also maketh you free—  nevertheless when the wicked rule the people mourn  wherefore honest men and wise men should be sought  for dilligently and good men and wise men ye should  observe to uphold otherwise whatsoever is less then these  cometh of evil and I give unto you a that ye shall forsake all evil and cleave unto  all good that ye shall live by evry word that procedeth  forth out of the mouth of God for he will give unto the  faithful line <line> upon line precept upon precept and I  will try you and prove you herewith and whoso layeth  down his life in my cause for my name sake shall  find it again even life eternal therefore be not  afraid of your enemies for I have decreed in my  heart saith the Lord that I will prove you in  all things whether you will abide in my  even unto death that ye may be found worthy  for if ye will not abide in my covenant ye are [p. 67]
that they shall be fulfilled and all things wherewith you have been afflicted shall work together for your good and to my names glory saith the Lord and now verely I say unto you concerning the Laws of the land it is my will that my people should observe to do all things whatsoever I command them and that Law of the land which is constitutonal suporting the principles of freedom in maintaning rights and privealiges belonging to all mankind is justifyable before me therefore I the Lord justify you and your Brotheren of my Chirch in befriending that Law which is the constitutoonal Law of the land and as pertaining to law of man whatsoever is more or less then this cometh of evil I the Lord your God maketh you free therefore ye are free indeed and the law also maketh you free— nevertheless when the wicked rule the people mourn wherefore honest men and wise men should be sought for dilligently and good men and wise men ye should observe to uphold otherwise whatsoever is less then these cometh of evil and I give unto you a that ye shall forsake all evil and cleave unto all good that ye shall live by evry word that procedeth forth out of the mouth of God for he will give unto the faithful line upon line precept upon precept and I will try you and prove you herewith and whoso layeth down his life in my cause for my name sake shall find it again even life eternal therefore be not afraid of your enemies for I have decreed in my heart saith the Lord that I will prove you in all things whether you will abide in my even unto death that ye may be found worthy for if ye will not abide in my covenant ye are [p. 67]
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