Revelation Book 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Thou do this thou shalt be delivered up & become as other  men & have no more gift & when thou deliveredst up that  Which that which God had given thee right to  thou deliveredest up that which was Sacred into the hands  of a wicked man who has Set at naught the Councils of God  & hath broken the most Sacred promises which was made before  God & hath depended upon his own Judgement & boasted in  his own arm wisdom & this is the reason that thou hast  lost thy Privileges for a Season for thou hast suffered  that the council of thy directors to be trampeled upon from  the begining for as the knowledge of a Saveiour hath come  to the world so shall the knowledge of my People the  & the Jacobites & the Josephites & the Lamanites come to the  Lamanites knowledge of the Lamanites & the &  the Ishmaelites which dwindeled in unbelief because of  the iniquities of their Fathers who hath been suffered to  destroy their Brethren because of their iniquities & their  Abominations & for this very Purpose are these Plates  prepared which contain these Records that the Promises  of the Lord might be fulfilled which he made to his  People & that the Lamanites might come to the knowledge  of their Fathers & that they may know the Promises of  the Lord that they may believe the Gospel & rely upon the  merits of Jesus Christ & that they might be glorified  through faith in his name & that they might repent  & be Saved Amen Received in Susquehannah Penn

Revelation, February 1829 [D&C 4]

AD 1828 A Revelation to the Father of the  Seer he desired to know what the Lord had for him to do  & this is what he Received as follows
Saying now Behold a Marvelous work is about  to come forth among the children of men therefore  O ye that embark in the service of God see that ye  Serve him with all your heart might mind & Strength  that ye may stand blameless before God at the last day  therefore if ye have desires to serve God ye are Called to the [pages 3–10 missing] [p. 2]
Thou do this thou shalt be delivered up & become as other men & have no more gift & when thou deliveredst up that Which that which God had given thee right to thou deliveredest up that which was Sacred into the hands of a wicked man who has Set at naught the Councils of God & hath broken the most Sacred promises which was made before God & hath depended upon his own Judgement & boasted in his own wisdom & this is the reason that thou hast lost thy Privileges for a Season for thou hast suffered that the council of thy directors to be trampeled upon from the begining for as the knowledge of a Saveiour hath come to the world so shall the knowledge of my People the & the Jacobites & the Josephites & the Lamanites come to the knowledge of the Lamanites & the & the Ishmaelites which dwindeled in unbelief because of the iniquities of their Fathers who hath been suffered to destroy their Brethren because of their iniquities & their Abominations & for this very Purpose are these Plates prepared which contain these Records that the Promises of the Lord might be fulfilled which he made to his People & that the Lamanites might come to the knowledge of their Fathers & that they may know the Promises of the Lord that they may believe the Gospel & rely upon the merits of Jesus Christ & that they might be glorified through faith in his name & that they might repent & be Saved Amen Received in Susquehannah Penn

Revelation, February 1829 [D&C 4]

AD 1828 A Revelation to the Father of the Seer he desired to know what the Lord had for him to do & this is what he Received as follows
Saying now Behold a Marvelous work is about to come forth among the children of men therefore O ye that embark in the service of God see that ye Serve him with all your heart might mind & Strength that ye may stand blameless before God at the last day therefore if ye have desires to serve God ye are Called to the [pages 3–10 missing] [p. 2]
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