Revelation Book 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Children of the Kingdom should be cast before Swine & again it is meet that my servent Joseph should have a house built in which to live & & again it is meet that my Servent should have a comfortable Room to live in & again I have called my Servent & give him a that he should be appointed by the voice of the & be a unto the Church & leave his merchandise & spend all his time in the labours of the Church & see to all things as it shall be appointed in my in the day that I shall give them & this because his heart is pure before me for he is like unto Nathaniel of old in whome there is no guile these words are given unto you & they are pure before me wherefore be ye aware how you hold them for they are to be answered upon your souls in the day of Judgement even so amen
Revelation, 9 February 1831 [D&C 42:1–73]
The Laws of the Church of Christ Received in Geauga County State of Ohio in the Presence of twelve elders February Ninth one thousand eight hundred & thirty one
First Shall the Church come to gether into one place or continue in seperate establishments?
Hearken oh ye Elders of my Church who have assembled yourselves together in my name even Jesus Christ the Son of the living God the Saveiour of the World in as much as they believe on my name & keep my Commandments again I say unto you hearken & hear & obey the Law which I shall give unto you for Verily I say as ye have assembled yourselves together according to <the> commandment wherewith I commanded you & are agreed as touching this one thing & have asked me <the Father> in my name even so ye shall receive Behold verily I say unto you I give unto you this first commandment that [p. 62]
Children of the Kingdom should be cast before Swine & again it is meet that my servent Joseph should have a house built in which to live & & again it is meet that my Servent should have a comfortable Room to live in & again I have called my Servent & give him a that he should be appointed by the voice of the & be a unto the Church & leave his merchandise & spend all his time in the labours of the Church & see to all things as it shall be appointed in my in the day that I shall give them & this because his heart is pure before me for he is like unto Nathaniel of old in whome there is no guile these words are given unto you & they are pure before me wherefore be ye aware how you hold them for they are to be answered upon your souls in the day of Judgement even so amen
Revelation, 9 February 1831 [D&C 42:1–73]
The Laws of the Church of Christ Received in Geauga County State of Ohio in the Presence of twelve elders February Ninth one thousand eight hundred & thirty one
First Shall the Church come to gether into one place or continue in seperate establishments?
Hearken oh ye Elders of my Church who have assembled yourselves together in my name even Jesus Christ the Son of the living God the Saveiour of the World in as much as they believe on my name & keep my Commandments again I say unto you hearken & hear & obey the Law which I shall give unto you for Verily I say as ye have assembled yourselves together according to the commandment wherewith I commanded you & are agreed as touching this one thing & have asked the Father in my name even so ye shall receive Behold verily I say unto you I give unto you this first commandment that [p. 62]
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