Revelation Book 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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the Spirit cometh unto God even the father and the father  teacheth him the covenants which he hath renewed and confirmed  upon you which is confirmed upon you for your Sakes and  not for your Sakes only but for the Sake of the whole world  and the whole world lieth in sin and groaneth under darkness and under  the bondage of sin and by this you may know they are under the  bondage of sin because they come not unto me for whoso  cometh not unto me is under the bondage of sin and  whoso receiveth not my voice is not accquainted with my  voice and is not of me. And by this you may know the right eous from the wicked and that the whole world groaneth under  sin and darkness even now and your minds in time past have  been darkened because of unbelief and because you have treated  lightly the things you have received which vanity and unbelief  hath brought the whole church under condemnation and this  condemnation resteth upon the children of Zion even all  and shall they shall remain under this condemnation untill they  repent and remember the new covenant even the Book of  Mormon and the former commandments which I have  given them not only to say but to do according to that  which I have written that they may bring forth fruit meet  for their fathers kingdom otherwise there remaineth a scourge  and a Judgement to be poured out upon the children of Zion  for shall the children of the kingdom pollute my holy land  verily verily I say unto you nay. Verily verily I say unto you who  now hear my words which is my voice blessed are you inasmuch as  you receive these things for I will forgive you of of your sins  with this commandment that you remain steadfast in your minds  in solemnity and the spirit of prayer in bearing testimony to  all the world of these things which are communicated unto  you Therefore go ye into all the world and whatsoever place  ye cannot go into ye shall send that the testimony may go  forth from you into all the world unto every creature and as  I said unto mine Apostles even so I say unto you for ye are  mine Apostles even God’s high Priests ye are they whom my  my father hath given me ye are my friends Therefore as I said  unto mine Apostles I say unto you again that every soul who [p. 152]
the Spirit cometh unto God even the father and the father teacheth him the covenants which he hath renewed and confirmed upon you which is confirmed upon you for your Sakes and not for your Sakes only but for the Sake of the whole world and the whole world lieth in sin and groaneth under darkness and under the bondage of sin and by this you may know they are under the bondage of sin because they come not unto me for whoso cometh not unto me is under the bondage of sin and whoso receiveth not my voice is not accquainted with my voice and is not of me. And by this you may know the righteous from the wicked and that the whole world groaneth under sin and darkness even now and your minds in time past have been darkened because of unbelief and because you have treated lightly the things you have received which vanity and unbelief hath brought the whole church under condemnation and this condemnation resteth upon the children of Zion even all and they shall remain under this condemnation untill they repent and remember the new covenant even the Book of Mormon and the former commandments which I have given them not only to say but to do according to that which I have written that they may bring forth fruit meet for their fathers kingdom otherwise there remaineth a scourge and a Judgement to be poured out upon the children of Zion for shall the children of the kingdom pollute my holy land verily verily I say unto you nay. Verily verily I say unto you who now hear my words which is my voice blessed are you inasmuch as you receive these things for I will forgive you of of your sins with this commandment that you remain steadfast in your minds in solemnity and the spirit of prayer in bearing testimony to all the world of these things which are communicated unto you Therefore go ye into all the world and whatsoever place ye cannot go into ye shall send that the testimony may go forth from you into all the world unto every creature and as I said unto mine Apostles even so I say unto you for ye are mine Apostles even God’s high Priests ye are they whom my father hath given me ye are my friends Therefore as I said unto mine Apostles I say unto you again that every soul who [p. 152]
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