Revelation Book 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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seek dilig[e]ntly that peradventure ye may obtain one hundred: But verily, I say unto you, a commandment I give unto you, that you shall not go up unto the land of Zion until you have obtained a hundred of the Strength of my house, to go up with you unto the land of Zion. Therefore as I said unto you, ask and you shall receive; pray earnestly, that peradventure my servant Joseph may go up with you and preside in the midst of my people and organize my kingdom upon the consecrated land, and establish the children of Zion upon the the laws and commandments which have been given, and which shall be given unto you.
All victory and glory is brought to pass unto you through your diligence, faithfulness, and prayers of faith. Let, my servant journey with my servant Joseph, let my servant Journey with my servant , let my servant journey with my servant , let my Servant Journey with my servant , withersoever my servant Joseph shall counsel them in obtaining the fulfilment of these commandments which I have given <unto> you, and leave the residu in my hands: even so Amen.
Revelation, 23 April 1834 [D&C 104]
Revelation given at April 23, 1834
Verily I say unto you my friends, I give unto you counsel and a commandment concerning all the properties, which belong to the Firm, which I commanded to <be> organized and established to be a United Firm, and an everlasting Firm for the benefit of my Church, and for the salvation of men until I come. with promise immutable and unchangable, that inasmuch as those whom I commanded were faithful, they should be blessed with multiplicity of blessings; but inas much as they were not faithful, they were nigh unto cursing. Therefore, in as much as some of my servants have not kept the commandments but have broken the covenant, by covetousness and with feigned words, I have cursed them with a very sore and grievous curse; for I the Lord have decreed in my heart, that in as much as any man belonging to the Firm, shall be found a transgressor, or in other words, shall brake the covenant with which ye are bound, he shall [p. 192]
seek diligently that peradventure ye may obtain one hundred: But verily, I say unto you, a commandment I give unto you, that you shall not go up unto the land of Zion until you have obtained a hundred of the Strength of my house, to go up with you unto the land of Zion. Therefore as I said unto you, ask and you shall receive; pray earnestly, that peradventure my servant Joseph may go up with you and preside in the midst of my people and organize my kingdom upon the consecrated land, and establish the children of Zion upon the laws and commandments which have been given, and which shall be given unto you.
All victory and glory is brought to pass unto you through your diligence, faithfulness, and prayers of faith. Let, my servant journey with my servant Joseph, let my servant Journey with my servant , let my servant journey with my servant , let my Servant Journey with my servant , withersoever my servant Joseph shall counsel them in obtaining the fulfilment of these commandments which I have given unto you, and leave the residu in my hands: even so Amen.
Revelation, 23 April 1834 [D&C 104]
Revelation given at April 23, 1834
Verily I say unto you my friends, I give unto you counsel and a commandment concerning all the properties, which belong to the Firm, which I commanded to be organized and established to be a United Firm, and an everlasting Firm for the benefit of my Church, and for the salvation of men until I come. with promise immutable and unchangable, that inasmuch as those whom I commanded were faithful, they should be blessed with multiplicity of blessings; but inas much as they were not faithful, they were nigh unto cursing. Therefore, in as much as some of my servants have not kept the commandment but have broken the covenant, by covetousness and with feigned words, I have cursed them with a very sore and grievous curse; for I the Lord have decreed in my heart, that in as much as any man belonging to the Firm, shall be found a transgressor, or in other words, shall brake the covenant with which ye are bound, he shall [p. 192]
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