Revelation Book 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Revelation, 22–23 September 1832 [D&C 84]

A Revelation given at  September 22 & 23, 1832.
A Revelation of Jesus Christ unto his Servant Joseph and Six elders  as they united their hearts in lifting their voices on high y[e]a the  word of the Lord concerning his church established in the last  days for the restoration of his people as he has spoken by  the mouths of his prophets and for the gathering of his  saints to stand upon mount Z[i]on which Shall be called  the city New Jerusalem which city shall be built begin ning at the which is appointed by the finger  of the Lord in the westeren boundaries of the state of   and dedicated by the hand of Joseph and  others with the whom the Lord was well pleased verily this  is the word of the Lord that the city New Jerusalem shall  be built by the gathering of the Saints beginning at this  place even the place of the which temple shall be  reared in this generation for verily this generation shall  not all pass away untill a house shall be built unto the  Lord and a cloud shall rest upon it which cloud shall be  even the glory of the Lord which shall fill the house and  the Sons of Mosses according to the holy priesthood which he  received under the hand of his father in law Jethro and Jethro  received it under the hand of Caleb and Caleb received it under  the hand of Elihu and Elihu under the hand of Jeremy and  Jeremy under the hand of Gad and Gad under the hand of  Esaias and Esaias received it under the hand of God Esaias  also lived in the days of Abraham and was blessed of him  which Abraham received the priesthood from Melchsedec  who received it through the lineage of his father even till  Noah and from Noah till Enoch through the lineage of  their fathers and from Enoch to Abel who was Slain  by the conspiracy of his brother who received the priesthood  by the commandment of God by the hand of his father  Adam who was the first man which priesthood con tinueth in the church of God in all generations and is  without begining of days or end of years and the Lord [p. 149]

Revelation, 22–23 September 1832 [D&C 84]

A Revelation given at September 22 & 23, 1832.
A Revelation of Jesus Christ unto his Servant Joseph and Six elders as they united their hearts in lifting their voices on high yea the word of the Lord concerning his church established in the last days for the restoration of his people as he has spoken by the mouth of his prophets and for the gathering of his saints to stand upon mount Zion which Shall be called the city New Jerusalem which city shall be built beginning at the which is appointed by the finger of the Lord in the westeren boundaries of the state of and dedicated by the hand of Joseph and others with whom the Lord was well pleased verily this is the word of the Lord that the city New Jerusalem shall be built by the gathering of the Saints beginning at this place even the place of the which temple shall be reared in this generation for verily this generation shall not all pass away untill a house shall be built unto the Lord and a cloud shall rest upon it which cloud shall be even the glory of the Lord which shall fill the house and the Sons of Mosses according to the holy priesthood which he received under the hand of his father in law Jethro and Jethro received it under the hand of Caleb and Caleb received it under the hand of Elihu and Elihu under the hand of Jeremy and Jeremy under the hand of Gad and Gad under the hand of Esaias and Esaias received it under the hand of God Esaias also lived in the days of Abraham and was blessed of him which Abraham received the priesthood from Melchsedec who received it through the lineage of his father even till Noah and from Noah till Enoch through the lineage of their fathers and from Enoch to Abel who was Slain by the conspiracy of his brother who received the priesthood by the commandment of God by the hand of his father Adam who was the first man which priesthood continueth in the church of God in all generations and is without begining of days or end of years and the Lord [p. 149]
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