Revelation Book 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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which is more then is needful for the want of this People  be kept in the hands of the & let him also reserve  unto himself for his own wants & for the wants of his family  as he shall be employed in doing this Business & thus I  grant unto this People a privelige of organizeing themselves  according to my & I unto them this land for  a little season untill I the Lord shall provide for them othe rwise & them to go hence & the hour & the day is  not given unto them wherefore let them act upon this land as  for years & this shall turn unto them for their good Behold this  shall be an example unto my Servent in other places  in all & whoso is found a faithful & Just & a wise   shall enter into the Joy of his lord & shall inherit  eternal life verily I say unto you I am Jesus Christ who  cometh quickly in an hour you think not even so Amen
Revelation, 6 June 1831 [D&C 52]
55th. Commandment given at June 6th. 1831
Directions to the of the &c
Behold thus saith the Lord unto the Elders whom he hath called & chosen  in these last days by the voice of his Spirit saying I the Lord will make  known unto you what I will make known that ye sh◊◊ld do from this  time untill the next which shall be held in upon  the land which I will consecrate unto my People which are a remnant of  Jacob & those who are heirs according to the covenant wherefore verily I say  unto you let my Servents Joseph & take their Journey as Soon as  preperations can be made to leave their homes & Journey to the land of   & in as much as they are faithfull unto me it shall be made  known unto them what they shall do & it shall also in as much as they  are faithfull be made known unto them the land of your inheritance  & in as much as they are not faithfull they shall be cut off even as I will  as Seemeth me good & again verily I say unto you let my Servent   & my Servent take their Journey speedily  & also my Servent & my Servent take  their Journey unto the Same place by the way of & let them  Journey from thence preaching the word by the way saying none  other things than the Prophets & have written & that which is [p. 87]
which is more then is needful for the want of this People be kept in the hands of the & let him also reserve unto himself for his own wants & for the wants of his family as he shall be employed in doing this Business & thus I grant unto this People a privelige of organizeing themselves according to my & I unto them this land for a little season untill I the Lord shall provide for them otherwise & them to go hence & the hour & the day is not given unto them wherefore let them act upon this land as for years & this shall turn unto them for their good Behold this shall be an example unto my Servent in other places in all & whoso is found a faithful & Just & a wise shall enter into the Joy of his lord & shall inherit eternal life verily I say unto you I am Jesus Christ who cometh quickly in an hour you think not even so Amen
Revelation, 6 June 1831 [D&C 52]
55th. Commandment given at June 6th. 1831
Directions to the of the &c
Behold thus saith the Lord unto the Elders whom he hath called & chosen in these last days by the voice of his Spirit saying I the Lord will make known unto you what I will make known that ye shld do from this time untill the next which shall be held in upon the land which I will consecrate unto my People which are a remnant of Jacob & those who are heirs according to the covenant wherefore verily I say unto you let my Servents Joseph & take their Journey as Soon as preperations can be made to leave their homes & Journey to the land of & in as much as they are faithfull unto me it shall be made known unto them what they shall do & it shall also in as much as they are faithfull be made known unto them the land of your inheritance & in as much as they are not faithfull they shall be cut off even as I will as Seemeth me good & again verily I say unto you let my Servent & my Servent take their Journey speedily & also my Servent & my Servent take their Journey unto the Same place by the way of & let them Journey from thence preaching the word by the way saying none other things than the Prophets & have written & that which is [p. 87]
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