Revelation Book 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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being broken through transgression, by covetousness and feigned words, therefore, you are dissolved as a United Firm with your brethren, that you are not bound only up to this hour, unto them, only on this wise as I said by loan, as shall be agreed by this Firm in counsel as shall as your circumstances will admit, and the voice of the counsel direct. And again
And again a commandment I give unto you concerning your stewardship which I have appointed unto you, Behold all all these properties are mine, or else your faith is vain, and ye are found hypocrities, and the covenants which you have made unto me are broken, and if these properties are mine then ye are stewards, otherwise ye are no stewards. But verily, I say unto you, I have appointed unto you to be stewards over mine house, even stewards indeed, and for this purpose have I commanded you to organize yourselves, even to print my word words, the fulness of my Scriptures, the revelations which I have given unto you, and which I shall hereafter give from time to time give unto you, for the purpose of building up my church and kingdom on the earth, and to prepare my people for the time of my coming which is nigh at hand. Therefore a commandment I give unto you, that ye shall take the books of Mormon and also the copy right, and also the copyright which shall be secured of the articles and covenants, in which covenants, all my commandments, which it is my will should be printed, shall be printed, as it shall be made known unto you; and also, the copy right to the new translation of the scriptures; and this is I my say that others may not take the blessings away from you which I have conferred upon you. And ye shall prepare for yourselves a place for a treasury, and consecrate it unto my name, and ye shall appoint one among you to keep the treasury and he shall be ordained unto this blessing, and there shall be a seal upon the treasury, and all these Sacred things shall be delivered into the treasury, and no man among you shall call it his own or any part of it, for it shall belong to you all with one accord, and I give it unto you forom this very hour; and now see to it, that ye go to and make use of it, the stewardship which I have appointed unto you, exclusive of [p. 196]
being broken through transgression, by covetousness and feigned words, therefore, you are dissolved as a United Firm with your brethren, that you are not bound only up to this hour, unto them, only on this wise as I said by loan, as shall be agreed by this Firm in counsel as your circumstances will admit, and the voice of the counsel direct.
And again a commandment I give unto you concerning your stewardship which I have appointed unto you, Behold all all these properties are mine, or else your faith is vain, and ye are found hypocrities, and the covenants which you have made unto me are broken, and if these properties are mine then ye are stewards, otherwise ye are no stewards. But verily, I say unto you, I have appointed unto you to be stewards over mine house, even stewards indeed, and for this purpose have I commanded you to organize yourselves, even to print my word, the fulness of my Scriptures, the revelations which I have given unto you, and which I shall hereafter from time to time give unto you, for the purpose of building up my church and kingdom on the earth, and to prepare my people for the time of my coming which is nigh at hand. Therefore a commandment I give unto you, that ye shall take the books of Mormon and also the copy right, and also the copyright which shall be secured of the articles and covenants, in which covenants, all my commandments, which it is my will should be printed, shall be printed, as it shall be made known unto you; and also, the copy right to the new translation of the scriptures; and this I say that others may not take the blessings away from you which I have conferred upon you. And ye shall prepare for yourselves a place for a treasury, and consecrate it unto my name, and ye shall appoint one among you to keep the treasury and he shall be ordained unto this blessing, and there shall be a seal upon the treasury, and all these Sacred things shall be delivered into the treasury, and no man among you shall call it his own or any part of it, for it shall belong to you all with one accord, and I give it unto you forom this very hour; and now see to it, that ye go to and make use of the stewardship which I have appointed unto you, exclusive of [p. 196]
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