Revelation Book 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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ye shall go forth in my name every one of you excepting  my servents Joseph & & I give unto them a comman dment that they shall go forth for a little Season & it shall  be given by the power of my spirit when they shall retun  return & ye shall go forth in the power of my spirit preachi ng my Gospel two by two in my name lifting up your  voices as with the voice of a Trump declaring my word  like unto Angels of God & ye shall go forth baptizing  with water saying repent ye repent ye for the Kingdom  of Heaven is at hand & from this place ye shall go forth  into the region westward & in as much as ye shall find  my Deciples ye shall build up my Church in evry region  until the time shall come when it shall be revealed  unto you from on high & the city of the New  Jerusalem shall be prepared that ye may be gethered in  one that ye may be my people & I will be your God  & again I say unto you that my servent shall  stand in the office wherewith I have appointed him & it  shall come to pass that if he transgress another shall be  appointed in his stead even so amen
2nd Thee Law
Again I say unto you that it shall not be given to any  one to go forth to preach my Gospel or to build up my  Church except they be ordained by some one that hath auth ority & it is known to the Church that he hath authority &  ◊◊◊ been regularly ordained by the heads of the Church &  again the Elders Priests & Teachers of this Church shall teach  the scriptures which are in the Bible & the Book of mormon  in the which is the fulness of the Gospel & thou shalt obse rve the Covenants & Church Articles to do them & this shall  be thy teachings & thou shalt be directed by the Spirit it  shall be given thee by the prayer of faith & if ye receive  not the spirit ye shall not teach & all this ye shall  observe to do as I have commanded concerning th◊◊r  teaching untill the fulness of my scriptures are given  & as ye shall lift up your voices by the comforter ye shall [p. 63]
ye shall go forth in my name every one of you excepting my servents Joseph & & I give unto them a commandment that they shall go forth for a little Season & it shall be given by the power of my spirit when they shall return & ye shall go forth in the power of my spirit preaching my Gospel two by two in my name lifting up your voices as with the voice of a Trump declaring my word like unto Angels of God & ye shall go forth baptizing with water saying repent ye repent ye for the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand & from this place ye shall go forth into the region westward & in as much as ye shall find my Deciples ye shall build up my Church in evry region until the time shall come when it shall be revealed unto you from on high & the city of the New Jerusalem shall be prepared that ye may be gethered in one that ye may be my people & I will be your God & again I say unto you that my servent shall stand in the office wherewith I have appointed him & it shall come to pass that if he transgress another shall be appointed in his stead even so amen
2nd The Law
Again I say unto you that it shall not be given to any one to go forth to preach my Gospel or to build up my Church except they be ordained by some one that hath authority & it is known to the Church that he hath authority & been regularly ordained by the heads of the Church & again the Elders Priests & Teachers of this Church shall teach the scriptures which are in the Bible & the Book of mormon in the which is the fulness of the Gospel & thou shalt observe the Covenants & Church Articles to do them & this shall be thy teachings & thou shalt be directed by the Spirit it shall be given thee by the prayer of faith & if ye receive not the spirit ye shall not teach & all this ye shall observe to do as I have commanded concerning thr teaching untill the fulness of my scriptures are given & as ye shall lift up your voices by the comforter ye shall [p. 63]
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