Revelation Book 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Revelation, 10 March 1831 [D&C 48]

49 Commandment March 10th. 1831
A Revelation Rcdd Received at Geauga  County Ohio concerning the Bretheren in  how to Manage ther with their property &c
It is nessessary that ye should remain for the present  time in your places of abode as it shall be suitable  to your circumstances & inasmuch as ye [have] lands ye shall imp art to the Eastern Brethren & in as much as ye have not  lands let them buy for the present time in those regi ons round about as seemeth them good for it must  needs be nessessary that they have places to live for  the present time it must needs be nessessary that  ye save all the money that ye can (& that ye obtain all  that ye can) that in time ye may be enabled to purch ase lands for an inheritance (even the City) the place  is not yet to be revealed but after your Brethren come  from the East there are to be certain men to be app ointed & to them it shall be given to know the place  as to them it shall be revealed & they shall be appoin ted to purchase the lands & to lay the foundation  make a commencement to lay the foundation of the  City & then ye shall begin to be with your  families evry man according to his family according  to his circumstances & as is appointed to them by the   & of the according to the which ye have received & which ye shall  hereafter receive

Revelation, circa 8 March 1831–B [D&C 47]

50th Commandment March 8th. 1831
Given at Geauga Ohio = given to in consequenc[e]  of not feeling reconsiled to write at the request of Joseph with[o]ut  a commandment &c
Behold it is expedient that my servent should write  & keep a regulal [regular] history & assist my servent Joseph in  Transcribing all things which shall be given him And  again verily I say unto you that ye can can also lift [p. 79]

Revelation, 10 March 1831 [D&C 48]

49 Commandment March 10th. 1831
A Revelation Received at Geauga County Ohio concerning the Bretheren in how to Manage with their property &c
It is nessessary that ye should remain for the present time in your places of abode as it shall be suitable to your circumstances & inasmuch as ye have lands ye shall impart to the Eastern Brethren & in as much as ye have not lands let them buy for the present time in those regions round about as seemeth them good for it must needs be nessessary that they have places to live for the present time it must needs be nessessary that ye save all the money that ye can (& that ye obtain all that ye can) that in time ye may be enabled to purchase lands for an inheritance (even the City) the place is not yet to be revealed but after your Brethren come from the East there are to be certain men to be appointed & to them it shall be given to know the place as to them it shall be revealed & they shall be appointed to purchase the lands & to make a commencement to lay the foundation of the City & then ye shall begin to be with your families evry man according to his family according to his circumstances & as is appointed to them by the & of the according to the which ye have received & which ye shall hereafter receive

Revelation, circa 8 March 1831–B [D&C 47]

50th Commandment March 8th. 1831
Given at Geauga Ohio = given to in consequence of not feeling reconsiled to write at the request of Joseph without a commandment &c
Behold it is expedient that my servent should write & keep a regulal [regular] history & assist my servent Joseph in Transcribing all things which shall be given him And again verily I say unto you that ye can also lift [p. 79]
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