Revelation Book 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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my will that you should build an . If ye keep  my commandments ye shall have power to build it: If ye  keep not my commandments, the love of the Father shall not  continue with you. Therefore, ye shall walk in darkness. Now  here is wisdom, and the mind of the Lord: Let the house be  built, not after the manner of this world; for I give not unto you  that ye shall live after the manner of the world. Therefore, let  it be built after the manner of those of you which I shall show  unto those of whom ye shall appoint and ordain unto this  power; and the size thereof shall be fifty <&> five feet in width,  & let it be sixty & five feet in length in the inner court thereof,  and let the lower part of the inner court be dedicated unto me  for your Sacrament offerings, <and for your preaching & your fasting & your praying> & the offering up your most holy  desires unto me saith your Lord. And let the higher part of the  inner court be dedicated unto me for the school of mine apos tles, saith Son awman, or in other words, Alpha, or in other words  Omegas, even Jesus Christ your Lord: Amen.

Revelation, 4 June 1833 [D&C 96]

Revelation given , June 4, 1833.
Behold I say unto you, here is wisdom, whereby ye may know  how to act concerning this matter. For it is expedient in me, that  this stake that I have set for the strengthning of Zion, should be  made strong. Therefore, let my servant take charge of the  place which is named among you, upon which I design to  build mine holy house. And again, let it be divided into lots  according to wisdom, for the benefit of those who seek inheritan ces, as it shall be determined in counsel among you. Therefore,  take heed that you ye see to this matter; and that portion that is necessa ry to benefit the Firm for the purpose of bringing forth my word  to the children of men. For behold verily I say unto you, this is the  most expedient in me, that my word should go forth unto the  children of men, for the purpose of subdueing the hearts of the  children of men, for your good even so: Amen.
And again, verily I say unto you, it is wisdom, and expedient  in me, that my servant , whose offering I have  accepted, and whose prayers I have heard, unto whom I give  a promise of eternal life, in as much as he keepeth my [p. 182]
my will that you should build an . If ye keep my commandments ye shall have power to build it: If ye keep not my commandments, the love of the Father shall not continue with you. Therefore, ye shall walk in darkness. Now here is wisdom, and the mind of the Lord: Let the house be built, not after the manner of this world; for I give not unto you that ye shall live after the manner of the world. Therefore, let it be built after the manner which I shall show unto those of whom ye shall appoint and ordain unto this power; and the size thereof shall be fifty & five feet in width, & let it be sixty & five feet in length in the inner court thereof, and let the lower part of the inner court be dedicated unto me for your Sacrament offering, and for your preaching & your fasting & your praying & the offering up your most holy desires unto me saith your Lord. And let the higher part of the inner court be dedicated unto me for the school of mine apostles, saith Son awman, or in other words, Alpha, or in other words Omegas, even Jesus Christ your Lord: Amen.

Revelation, 4 June 1833 [D&C 96]

Revelation given , June 4, 1833.
Behold I say unto you, here is wisdom, whereby ye may know how to act concerning this matter. For it is expedient in me, that this stake that I have set for the strength of Zion, should be made strong. Therefore, let my servant take charge of the place which is named among you, upon which I design to build mine holy house. And again, let it be divided into lots according to wisdom, for the benefit of those who seek inheritances, as it shall be determined in counsel among you. Therefore, take heed that ye see to this matter; and that portion that is necessary to benefit the Firm for the purpose of bringing forth my word to the children of men. For behold verily I say unto you, this is the most expedient in me, that my word should go forth unto the children of men, for the purpose of subdueing the hearts of the children of men, for your good even so: Amen.
And again, verily I say unto you, it is wisdom, and expedient in me, that my servant , whose offering I have accepted, and whose prayers I have heard, unto whom I give a promise of eternal life, in as much as he keepeth my [p. 182]
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