Revelation, 6 January 1831 [D&C 40]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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43rd. January 6th. 1831
A Revelation to Joseph & Recd at  Seneca County state of NY telling them why Receivd  not the obeyed not the Command which he Received &c
Behold verily I say unto you that his heart was  right before me for he covenanted with me that he would  obey my word & he Received the word with Gladness but  Straitway Satan came & tempted him & the fear of persecution  & the cares of the world caused him to reject the word  wherefore he broke the covenant which he had made  & it Remaineth in me to do with him as seemeth  me good [p. 60]
43rd. January 6th. 1831
A Revelation to Joseph & Recd at Seneca County state of NY telling them why obeyed not the Command which he Received &c
Behold verily I say unto you that his heart was right before me for he covenanted with me that he would obey my word & he Received the word with Gladness but Straitway Satan came & tempted him & the fear of persecution & the cares of the world caused him to reject the word wherefore he broke the covenant which he had made & it Remaineth in me to do with him as seemeth me good [p. 60]
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