Revelation, between circa 8 and circa 24 March 1832

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Verily thus saith the Lord unto you my servent  and Joseph I reveal unto you for your own prophet [profit] and  instruction concerning the of my what is  their duty in the church behold it is their duty to stand in the  office of their and to fill the judgement seat  which I have appointed unto them to and to administer  the benefits of the church or the overpluss of all who  are in their according to the  as they are severly appointed and the property or that  which they receive of the church is not their own but belongeth  to the church wherefore it is the property of the Lord and  it is for the poor of the church to be administered acc ording to the law for it is the will of the Lord that the  church should be made equal in all things wherefore the  bishops are accountable before the Lord for their stewardships  to administer of their stewardship in the which they are  appointed by commandment jointly with you my servents  under <unto> the Lord as well as you my servents or the rest of  the church that the benefits of all may be dedicated unto  the Lord that the Lords may be filled always that  ye may all grow in temporal as well as spiritual things  and now verily I say unto you the bishops must needs  be seperated unto their bishoppricks and judgement seats  from care of business but not from claim neither from coun cil wherefore I have given unto you commandment that you  should be joined together by covenent and bond wherefore see that  ye do even as I have Commanded and unto the office of the   I have given authority to  preside with the assistence of his councellers over all the  Concerns of the church wherefore stand ye fast claim your   in authority yet in meekness and I am able to  make you abound and be fruitfull and you shall never fall  for unto you I have given the of the kingdom and if you  transgress not they shall never be taken from you, wherefore  feed my sheep even so amen [p. [1]]
Verily thus saith the Lord unto you my servent and Joseph I reveal unto you for your own prophet [profit] and instruction concerning the of my what is their duty in the church behold it is their duty to stand in the office of their and to fill the judgement seat which I have appointed unto them to administer the benefits of the church or the overpluss of all who are in their according to the as they are severly appointed and the property or that which they receive of the church is not their own but belongeth to the church wherefore it is the property of the Lord and it is for the poor of the church to be administered according to the law for it is the will of the Lord that the church should be made equal in all things wherefore the bishops are accountable before the Lord for their stewardships to administer of their stewardship in the which they are appointed by commandment jointly with you my servents unto the Lord as well as you my servents or the rest of the church that the benefits of all may be dedicated unto the Lord that the Lords may be filled always that ye may all grow in temporal as well as spiritual things and now verily I say unto you the bishops must needs be seperated unto their bishoppricks and judgement seats from care of business but not from claim neither from council wherefore I have given unto you commandment that you should be joined together by covenent and bond wherefore see that ye do even as I have Commanded and unto the office of the I have given authority to preside with the assistence of his councellers over all the Concerns of the church wherefore stand ye fast claim your in authority yet in meekness and I am able to make you abound and be fruitfull and you shall never fall for unto you I have given the of the kingdom and if you transgress not they shall never be taken from you, wherefore feed my sheep even so amen [p. [1]]
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