Revelation Book 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Fulfilled & it came to pass that the Children being brought up in subjection to the law of moses & gave heed to the traditions of their Fathers & believed not the Gospel of Christ wherein they became unholy wherefore for this cause the wrote unto the Church giving unto them a commandment not of the Lord but of himself that a believer should not be united to an unbeliever except the law of Moses should be done away among them that their Children might remain without circumcision & that the tradition might be done away which saith that little children are unholy for it was had among the Jews but little children are holy being sanctified through the atonement of Jesus Christ & this is wat these scriptures mean
Revelation, 4 February 1831 [D&C 41]
44 Commandment given Feb. 4th. 1831 at Geauga County Ohio given to the in these parts it pointing at the office of &c & there was a man by the name of in the Township of who had requested <his>Brother & & to live with him & he would furnish them houses & provisions &c then By Joseph enquired of the lord & Received as follows
Hearken & hear oh! my People saith your lord & your God ye whom I delight to bless with the greatest of blessings ye that hear me & ye that hear me not will I curse with that have professed my name with the heaviest of all cursings hearken oh ye of my Church whom I have called Behold I give unto you a that ye shall assemble yourselves to gether to agree upon my my word & by the prayer of your faith ye shall receive my that ye may know how to govern my Church Church & have all things right before me & I will be your ruler & ye shall see that my law is kept he that Receiveth my law & doeth it the same is my Deciple & he that saith he Receiveth it & Doeth it not the same is not my Deciple & shall be cast out from among you for it is not meet that the things which belong to the [p. 61]
Fulfilled & it came to pass that the Children being brought up in subjection to the law of moses & gave heed to the traditions of their Fathers & believed not the Gospel of Christ wherein they became unholy wherefore for this cause the wrote unto the Church giving unto them a commandment not of the Lord but of himself that a believer should not be united to an unbeliever except the law of Moses should be done away among them that their Children might remain without circumcision & that the tradition might be done away which saith that little children are unholy for it was had among the Jews but little children are holy being sanctified through the atonement of Jesus Christ & this is wat these scriptures mean
Revelation, 4 February 1831 [D&C 41]
44 Commandment given Feb. 4th. 1831 at Geauga County Ohio given to the in these parts it pointing at the office of &c & there was a man by the name of in the Township of who had requested hisBrother & to live with him & he would furnish them houses & provisions &c then Joseph enquired of the lord & Received as follows
Hearken & hear oh! my People saith your lord & your God ye whom I delight to bless with the greatest of blessings ye that hear me & ye that hear me not will I curse with that have professed my name with the heaviest of all cursings hearken oh ye of my Church whom I have called Behold I give unto you a that ye shall assemble yourselves to gether to agree upon my my word & by the prayer of your faith ye shall receive my that ye may know how to govern my Church & have all things right before me & I will be your ruler & ye shall see that my law is kept he that Receiveth my law & doeth it the same is my Deciple & he that saith he Receiveth it & Doeth it not the same is not my Deciple & shall be cast out from among you for it is not meet that the things which belong to the [p. 61]
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