Revelation Book 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Me not I am the light which shineth in darkness & the darkness comprehendeth it not I am he which said other sheep have I which are not of this fold unto my Deciples & many there were which understood me not & I will shew unto this <People> that People that I had other sheep & that they were a branch of the House of Jacob & I will bring to light these marvelous works which they did in my name yea & I will also bring to light my Gospel which was ministered unto them & behold they shall not deny that which ye have received but they shall build it up & shall bring to light the true points of my doctrine yea & the only doctrine which is in me & this I do that I establish my Gospel that there may not be so much contention yea Satan doth Stir up the hearts of the People to contention concerning the points of my doctrine & in these things they do err for they do arrest the Scriptures & do not understand them therefore I will unfold unto them this great mystery for Behold I will gether them to ge as a hen gethereth her Chickens under her wings if they will not harden their hearts yea if they will come they may & partake of the waters of life freely Behold this is my doctrine whosoever repenteth & cometh unto me the same is my Church whos[o]ever declareth more or less then this is not of me but is against me therefore he is not of my Church now Behold whosoever is of my Church & & endureth in my church to the end him will I establish upon my rock & the gates of Hell shall not prevail against him them & now remember the words of who has the life & the light of the world your redeemer your Lord & your God Amen—
Revelation, April 1829–B [D&C 8]
6th. AD 1829
A Revelation to he being desirous to know whether the Lord would grant him the gift of Revelation & Translation given in Susquehannah Pennsylvania
Verily Verily I say unto you that as Shuredly as the Lord liveth which is your God & your Redeemer even so shure shall ye receive a knowledge of whatsoever things ye shall ask with an honest heart believeing that ye [p. 12]
Me not I am the light which shineth in darkness & the darkness comprehendeth it not I am he which said other sheep have I which are not of this fold unto my Deciples & many there were which understood me not & I will shew unto this People that I had other sheep & that they were a branch of the House of Jacob & I will bring to light these marvelous works which they did in my name yea & I will also bring to light my Gospel which was ministered unto them & behold they shall not deny that which ye have received but they shall build it up & shall bring to light the true points of my doctrine yea & the only doctrine which is in me & this I do that I establish my Gospel that there may not be so much contention yea Satan doth Stir up the hearts of the People to contention concerning the points of my doctrine & in these things they do err for they do arrest the Scriptures & do not understand them therefore I will unfold unto them this great mystery for Behold I will gether them as a hen gethereth her Chickens under her wings if they will not harden their hearts yea if they will come they may & partake of the waters of life freely Behold this is my doctrine whosoever repenteth & cometh unto me the same is my Church whosoever declareth more or less then this is not of me but is against me therefore he is not of my Church now Behold whosoever is of my Church & endureth in my church to the end him will I establish upon my rock & the gates of Hell shall not prevail against them & now remember the words of who has the life & the light of the world your redeemer your Lord & your God Amen—
Revelation, April 1829–B [D&C 8]
6th. AD 1829
A Revelation to he being desirous to know whether the Lord would grant him the gift of Translation given in Susquehannah Pennsylvania
Verily Verily I say unto you that as Shuredly as the Lord liveth which is your God & your Redeemer even so shure shall ye receive a knowledge of whatsoever things ye shall ask with an honest heart believeing that ye [p. 12]
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