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 tradit ions 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 comman dment 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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