Revelation Book 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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The that ye should go to the & there  I will give unto you my law & there you shall be endowed  with power from on high & from thence whomsoever I will  shall go forth among all Nations & it shall be told them what  they shall do for I have a great work laid up in store for  Israel shall be saved & I will lead them whithersoever I will  & no power can stay my hand And now I give unto the   in these parts a commandment that certain men among  them shall be appointed & they shall be appointed by the  voice of the Church & they shall look to the poor & the  needy & administer to their relief that they shall not suffer  & send them forth to the place which I have commanded  them & this shall be their Work to govern the affairs  of the Church Property of this the Church & they that have  farms that cannot be sold let them be left or rented as  as seemeth them good see that all things are preserved  & when men are endowed with power from on high  & are sent forth all these things shall be gethered unto  the Bosom of the Church & if ye seek the riches which  is the will of the Father to give unto you ye shall be  the richest of all People for ye shall have the riches of  eternity & it must needs be that the riches of the Earth is  mine to give but beware of Pride lest ye become as  the of old & again I say unto you I give unto  you a commandment that evry man both  & & also Member go to with his might with the  Labour of his hands to prepare & accomplish these things  which I have commanded & let your preaching be the  warning voice evry man to his Neighbour in mildness  & in meekness & go ye out from among the wicked save  yourselves be ye clean that bear the vesels of the Lord even so amen

Articles and Covenants, circa April 1830 [D&C 20]

Received in Seneca County New York April 10th. 1830
Given to Joseph the by the gift & power of God &c  soon after the Chr [p. 52]
The that ye should go to the & there I will give unto you my law & there you shall be endowed with power from on high & from thence whomsoever I will shall go forth among all Nations & it shall be told them what they shall do for I have a great work laid up in store for Israel shall be saved & I will lead them whithersoever I will & no power can stay my hand And now I give unto the in these parts a commandment that certain men among them shall be appointed & they shall be appointed by the voice of the Church & they shall look to the poor & the needy & administer to their relief that they shall not suffer & send them forth to the place which I have commanded them & this shall be their Work to govern the affairs of the Property of the Church & they that have farms that cannot be sold let them be left or rented as seemeth them good see that all things are preserved & when men are endowed with power from on high & are sent forth all these things shall be gethered unto the Bosom of the Church & if ye seek the riches which is the will of the Father to give unto you ye shall be the richest of all People for ye shall have the riches of eternity & it must needs be that the riches of the Earth is mine to give but beware of Pride lest ye become as the of old & again I say unto you I give unto you a commandment that evry man both & & also Member go to with his might with the Labour of his hands to prepare & accomplish these things which I have commanded & let your preaching be the warning voice evry man to his Neighbour in mildness & in meekness & go ye out from among the wicked save yourselves be ye clean that bear the vesels of the Lord even so amen

Articles and Covenants, circa April 1830 [D&C 20]

Received in Seneca County New York April 10th. 1830
Given to Joseph the by the gift & power of God &c [p. 52]
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