Revelation Book 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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firmament of Heaven or as the sand upon the sea shore &  heard the voice of the Lord saying these all shall bow the knee  & every toung shall confess to him who sitteth upon the throne  forever & ever for they shall be Judged according to their works  & every man shall receive according to his own works & his own  dominion in the mansions which are prepared & they shall be  servants of the most high but where God & Christ dwells they  cannot come worlds without end this is the end of the vision  which we were commanded to write while we were yet in  the Spirit.
But great & marvelous are the works of the Lord & the misteries  of his Kingdom which he shewed unto us which surpaseth all  understanding in glory & in might & in dominion which he  commanded us that we should not write while we were yet  in the Spirit & are not Lawful for men to utter neither  is man capable to make the[m] known for they are only to  be seen & understood by the power of the holy Gohost which God  bestows on those who love him & purify themselves before  him to whom he grants this privelege of seeing & knowing for  themselves that through the power & manifestation of the spirit  while in the flesh they may be able to bear his presence in  the world of Glory & to God & the Lamb be glory & honor &  dominion forever & ever amen.

Revelation, 15 March 1832 [D&C 81]

83 Revelation given to  Portage March 15. 1832
Verily I say unto you my servant listen to the voice of  him who speaketh to the word of the Lord your God & hearken to  the calling wherewith you are called even to be a high Priest in  my Church & counsellor unto my Servant Joseph unto whom  I have given the keys of the Kingdom which belongs always to  the presidency of the high Priest Hood therefore verily I acknowl edge him & will bless him & also thee in as much as thou  art faithful in Counsel in the office which I have appointed  unto you & in prayer always vocally & in thy heart in publ ick & in private also in thy ministry in proclaiming the  gospel in the Land of the Living & among thy brethren [p. 139]
firmament of Heaven or as the sand upon the sea shore & heard the voice of the Lord saying these all shall bow the knee & every toung shall confess to him who sitteth upon the throne forever & ever for they shall be Judged according to their works & every man shall receive according to his own works & his own dominion in the mansions which are prepared & they shall be servants of the most high but where God & Christ dwells they cannot come worlds without end this is the end of the vision which we were commanded to write while we were yet in the Spirit.
But great & marvelous are the works of the Lord & the misteries of his Kingdom which he shewed unto us which surpaseth all understanding in glory & in might & in dominion which he commanded us that we should not write while we were yet in the Spirit & are not Lawful for men to utter neither is man capable to make them known for they are only to be seen & understood by the power of the holy Gohost which God bestows on those who love him & purify themselves before him to whom he grants this privelege of seeing & knowing for themselves that through the power & manifestation of the spirit while in the flesh they may be able to bear his presence in the world of Glory & to God & the Lamb be glory & honor & dominion forever & ever amen.

Revelation, 15 March 1832 [D&C 81]

83 Revelation given to Portage March 15. 1832
Verily I say unto you my servant listen to the voice of him who speaketh to the word of the Lord your God & hearken to the calling wherewith you are called even to be a high Priest in my Church & counsellor unto my Servant Joseph unto whom I have given the keys of the Kingdom which belongs always to the presidency of the high Priest Hood therefore verily I acknowledge him & will bless him & also thee in as much as thou art faithful in Counsel in the office which I have appointed unto you & in prayer always vocally & in thy heart in publick & in private also in thy ministry in proclaiming the gospel in the Land of the Living & among thy brethren [p. 139]
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