Revelation, 6 December 1832 [D&C 86]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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to reap down the fields. but the Lord saith unto them pluck not up the tears while the blade is yet tender (for verily your faith is weak) least you distroy the wheat also, therefore let the wheat and the tears grow together untill the harvest is fully ripe then ye shall first gather out the wheat from among the tears and after the gathering of the wheat, behold and lo the tears are bound in bund[l]es, and the field remaineth to be burned therefore thus saith the Lord unto you with whom the hath continued through the lineage of your fathers, for ye are lawful heirs according to the flesh and have been hid from the world with christ in God therefore your life, and the Priesthood hath remained and must needs remain through you and your lineage untill the restoration of all things spoken by the mouth of all the holy Prophets since the world began, therefore blessed are ye if ye continue in my goodness, a light unto the and th[r]ough this Priesthood a saviour unto my people Israel the Lord hath said it
December 6th. A[D] 1832 given by Joseph the and writen by the scribe an[d] Councellor, & Transcribed by assistent scribe and counceller—— [p. 32]
to reap down the fields. but the Lord saith unto them pluck not up the tears while the blade is yet tender (for verily your faith is weak) least you distroy the wheat also, therefore let the wheat and the tears grow together untill the harvest is fully ripe then ye shall first gather out the wheat from among the tears and after the gathering of the wheat, behold and lo the tears are bound in bundles, and the field remaineth to be burned therefore thus saith the Lord unto you with whom the hath continued through the lineage of your fathers, for ye are lawful heirs according to the flesh and have been hid from the world with christ in God therefore your life, and the Priesthood hath remained and must needs remain through you and your lineage untill the restoration of all things spoken by the mouth of all the holy Prophets since the world began, therefore blessed are ye if ye continue in my goodness, a light unto the and through this Priesthood a saviour unto my people Israel the Lord hath said it
December 6th. AD 1832 given by Joseph the and writen by the scribe and Councellor, & Transcribed by assistent scribe and counceller—— [p. 32]
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