Revelation Book 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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believe, that through your administration, they may receive the word, and  through their administration, the work word may go forth unto the ends of the  earth, unto the Gentiles first, and then behold, and lo, they shall turn unto  the Jews: and then cometh the day when the arm of the Lord shall be revealed  in power, in convincing the nations, the heathen nations, the house of Israel <Joseph> of  the gospel of their salvation.
For it shall come to pass in that day, that every man shall hear the ful ness of the gospel in his own tongue, and in his own language, through those who  are ordained unto this power, by the administration of the Comforter shed forth  upon them, for the revelation of Jesus Christ.
And now verily I say unto you, I give unto you a commandment, that you con tinue in this ministry and presidency, and when you have finished the trans lation of the prophets, you shall from thence forth preside over the affairs  of the church and the school; and from time to time as shall be manifest  by the Comforter, receive revelations to unfold the mysteries of the  kingdom, and set in order the churches, and study, and learn, and become  acquainted with all good books, <and with languages, and tongues, and peoples> &c. &c. And this shall be your business  and mission in all your lives to preside in council and set in order all the affairs of this  church and kingdom. Be not ashamed, neither confounded; but be admon ished in all your high-mindedness and pride, for it bringeth a snare  upon your souls. Set in order your houses; keep slothfulness and un cleanness far from you.
Now verily, I say unto you, let there be a place provided as soon as it  is possible, for the family of thy counsellor and scribe, even : and  let mine aged servant continue with his family up on the place  where he now lives, and let it not be sold until the mouth of the Lord  shall name. And let thy counsellor, even , remain where he now  resides, until the mouth of the Lord shall name.
And let the bishop search <search> diligently to obtain an agent; and let it be a  man who has got riches in store; a man of God and of strong faith: that thereby  he may be enabled to discharge every debt; that the store house of the Lord  may not be brought into disrepute before the eyes of the people. Search  diligently, pray always, and be believing, and <all> things shall work  together for your good, if ye walk uprightly, and remember the  covenant wherewith ye have covenanted one with another. Let  your families be small, especially mine aged servant , as [p. 169]
believe, that through your administration, they may receive the word, and through their administration, the word may go forth unto the ends of the earth, unto the Gentiles first, and then behold, and lo, they shall turn unto the Jews: and then cometh the day when the arm of the Lord shall be revealed in power, in convincing the nations, the heathen nations, the house of Joseph of the gospel of their salvation.
For it shall come to pass in that day, that every man shall hear the fulness of the gospel in his own tongue, and in his own language, through those who are ordained unto this power, by the administration of the Comforter shed forth upon them, for the revelation of Jesus Christ.
And now verily I say unto you, I give unto you a commandment, that you continue in this ministry and presidency, and when you have finished the translation of the prophets, you shall from thence forth preside over the affairs of the church and the school; and from time to time as shall be manifest by the Comforter, receive revelations to unfold the mysteries of the kingdom, and set in order the churches, and study, and learn, and become acquainted with all good books, and with languages, tongues, and peoples &c. &c. And this shall be your business and mission in all your lives to preside in council and set in order all the affairs of this church and kingdom. Be not ashamed, neither confounded; but be admonished in all your high-mindedness and pride, for it bringeth a snare upon your souls. Set in order your houses; keep slothfulness and uncleanness far from you.
Now verily, I say unto you, let there be a place provided as soon as it is possible, for the family of thy counsellor and scribe, even : and let mine aged servant continue with his family up on the place where he now lives, and let it not be sold until the mouth of the Lord shall name. And let thy counsellor, even , remain where he now resides, until the mouth of the Lord shall name.
And let the bishop search diligently to obtain an agent; and let it be a man who has got riches in store; a man of God and of strong faith: that thereby he may be enabled to discharge every debt; that the store house of the Lord may not be brought into disrepute before the eyes of the people. Search diligently, pray always, and be believing, and all things shall work together for your good, if ye walk uprightly, and remember the covenant wherewith ye have covenanted one with another. Let your families be small, especially mine aged servant , as [p. 169]
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