Revelation Book 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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And in as much as you keep my sayings, you shall not be  confounded, in this world, nor in the world to come. And  verily I say unto you, that it is my will that ye should hasten  to translate my scriptures, and to obtain a knowledge of his tory, and of countries, & of kingdoms and of laws of God & of man;  and all this for the Salvation of Zion: Amen.

Revelation, 1 June 1833 [D&C 95]

Revelation given <> June 1, 1833
Verily thus saith the Lord, unto you whom I love, and whom  I love I also, chasten, that their sins may be forgiven; for with the  chastisements I prepare a way for their deliverance in all things  out of temptation and I have loved you; Therefore, ye must  needs be chastened and stand rebuked before my face; for ye  have sinned against me a very grievious sin in that ye have  not considered the great commandment in all things that I have  given unto you concerning the building of mine house, for  the preperation wherewith I design to prepare mine apostles  to prune my vineyard for the last time, that I may bring  to pass my strange act, that I may pour out my spirit upon  all flesh. But behold verily I say unto you, there are many  who have been ordained among you, whom I have called,  but few of them are chosen: They who are not chosen have  sinned a very grievious sin in that they are walking in  darkness at noon day: And for this cause I gave unto you a  commandment that you should call your solemn assem blies assembly, that your fasting & your mourning might come up  into the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth; which is by interpretation;  The creator of the first day; the beginning & the end. Yea,  verily I say unto you, I gave unto you a commandment,  that you should build an , in the which house I design  to endow those whom I have chosen, with power from on  high, for this is the promise of the Father unto you, There fore, I command you to tarry even as mine apostles at Jeru salem. Nevertheless my servants sinned a very grievious sin,  and contentions arose in the School of the Prophets, which  was very grievious unto me saith the <your> Lord. Therefore, I  sent them forth to be chastened. Verily I say unto you, it is [p. 181]
And in as much as you keep my sayings, you shall not be confounded, in this world, nor in the world to come. And verily I say unto you, that it is my will that ye should hasten to translate my scriptures, and to obtain a knowledge of history, and of countries, & of kingdoms and of laws of God & of man; and all this for the Salvation of Zion: Amen.

Revelation, 1 June 1833 [D&C 95]

Revelation given June 1, 1833
Verily thus saith the Lord, unto you whom I love, and whom I love I also, chasten, that their sins may be forgiven; for with the chastisement I prepare a way for their deliverance in all things out of temptation and I have loved you; Therefore, ye must needs be chastened and stand rebuked before my face; for ye have sinned against me a very grievious sin in that ye have not considered the great commandment in all things that I have given unto you concerning the building of mine house, for the preperation wherewith I design to prepare mine apostles to prune my vineyard for the last time, that I may bring to pass my strange act, that I may pour out my spirit upon all flesh. But behold verily I say unto you, there are many who have been ordained among you, whom I have called, but few of them are chosen: They who are not chosen have sinned a very grievious sin in that they are walking in darkness at noon day: And for this cause I gave unto you a commandment that you should call your solemn assembly, that your fasting & your mourning might come up into the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth; which is by interpretation; The creator of the first day; the beginning & the end. Yea, verily I say unto you, I gave unto you a commandment, that you should build an , in the which house I design to endow those whom I have chosen, with power from on high, for this is the promise of the Father unto you, Therefore, I command you to tarry even as mine apostles at Jerusalem. Nevertheless my servants sinned a very grievious sin, and contentions arose in the School of the Prophets, which was very grievious unto me saith your Lord. Therefore, I sent them forth to be chastened. Verily I say unto you, it is [p. 181]
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