Revelation Book 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Revelation, 1 March 1832 [D&C 78]

Revelation given March 1, 1832
Hearken unto me saith the Lord your God O ye  who are ordained unto the high priests hood of my church  who have assembled yourselves together and listen to  the counsel of him who has ordained you from on high  who shall speak in your ears the words of wisdom that  salvation may be unto you in that thing which you  presented before me saith the Lord God for verily  I say unto you the time has come and is now at hand  and behold and lo it must needs be that there be  an organization of the litterary and <the> Mercantile establi shments of my Church both in this place and in  the Land of Zion for a permanent and everlasting  establishment and firm unto my church to advance  the cause which ye have espoused to the Salvation  of man and to the glory of your Father who is in  heaven that you may be equal in all the bonds of  heavenly things yea and earthly things also for the obtain ing of heavenly things for if ye are not equal in earthly things  ye cannot be equal in obtaining heavenly things for if ye  will that I give unto you a place in the Celestial Kingdom  world ye must prepare yourselves by doing the things  which I have commanded and required of you and now  verily thus saith the Lord it is expedient that all things be  done unto my glory that ye should who are Joined together  in this firm or in other words that my Servent and  my Servant Joseph and my Servent sit in counsel  with the Saints who are in Zion otherwise Satan Seeketh  to turn their hearts away from the truth that they become  blinded and understand not the things which are prepared  for them wherefore a commandment I give unto you to  prepare and organize yourselves by a bond or an everlasting  covenant that cannot be broken and he who breaketh it  shall loose his office and standing in the church and shall  be delivered over unto the buffittings of Satan until the  day of redemption behold this is the preperation wherewith [p. 145]

Revelation, 1 March 1832 [D&C 78]

Revelation given March 1, 1832
Hearken unto me saith the Lord your God O ye who are ordained unto the high priest hood of my church who have assembled yourselves together and listen to the counsel of him who has ordained you from on high who shall speak in your ears the words of wisdom that salvation may be unto you in that thing which you presented before me saith the Lord God for verily I say unto you the time has come and is now at hand and behold and lo it must needs be that there be an organization of the litterary and the Mercantile establishments of my Church both in this place and in the Land of Zion for a permanent and everlasting establishment and firm unto my church to advance the cause which ye have espoused to the Salvation of man and to the glory of your Father who is in heaven that you may be equal in the bonds of heavenly things yea and earthly things also for the obtaining of heavenly things for if ye are not equal in earthly things ye cannot be equal in obtaining heavenly things for if ye will that I give unto you a place in the Celestial world ye must prepare yourselves by doing the things which I have commanded and required of you and now verily thus saith the Lord it is expedient that all things be done unto my glory that ye should who are Joined together in this firm or in other words that my Servent and my Servant Joseph and my Servent sit in counsel with the Saints who are in Zion otherwise Satan Seeketh to turn their hearts away from the truth that they become blinded and understand not the things which are prepared for them wherefore a commandment I give unto you to prepare and organize yourselves by a bond or an everlasting covenant that cannot be broken and he who breaketh it shall loose his office and standing in the church and shall be delivered over unto the buffittings of Satan until the day of redemption behold this is the preperation wherewith [p. 145]
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