Revelation Book 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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accomplish the residue of the work which I have appointed unto  them in their own land & the residue as shall be ruled by  the & let no man return from this land except he  bear record by the way of that which he knows & most assuredly  believes let that which has been bestowed upon be taken  from him & let him stand as a member in the Church & labour  with his own hands with the brethren untill he is sufficiently  chastened for all his sins for he confeseth them not & he think eth to hide them let the residue of the of this which  are coming to this land some of whom are exceedingly blessed  even above measure also hold a conference which shall be  held by them & let them also return preaching the gospel by  the way bearing record of the things which are revealed unto  them for verily the sound must go forth from this place  into all the world & unto the uttermost parts of the Earth the  gospel must be preached unto every creature with signs  following them that believe & behold the son of man cometh  Amen

Revelation, 7 August 1831 [D&C 59]

62 Commandment
Given in Missorie Jackson Co Aug 7th. 1831  instructing the sa[i]nts how to keep the sabath & how to fast  and pray & what it was &c &c ——
Behold blessed saith the Lord are they who have come up unto this  Land with an eye single to my glory according to my commandments  for them that live shall live inherit the earth & them that die shall rest  from all their labours & their works shall follow them & they shall  receive a crown in the mansions of my father which I have prepared  for them yea blessed are they whose feet stand upon the Land of Zion  who have obeyed my Gospel for they shall receive for their reward the  good things of the Earth & it shall bring forth in his strength & they  also shall be crowned with blessings from above yea & with comm andments not a few And with revelations in their time they that  are faithfull & dilligent before me Wherefore I give unto them a  commandment saying thus thou shalt love the Lord thy good with  all thy heart with all thy might mind & strength & in the name [p. 98]
accomplish the residue of the work which I have appointed unto them in their own land & the residue as shall be ruled by the & let no man return from this land except he bear record by the way of that which he knows & most assuredly believes let that which has been bestowed upon be taken from him & let him stand as a member in the Church & labour with his own hands with the brethren untill he is sufficiently chastened for all his sins for he confeseth them not & he thinketh to hide them let the residue of the of this which are coming to this land some of whom are exceedingly blessed even above measure also hold a conference which shall be held by them & let them also return preaching the gospel by the way bearing record of the things which are revealed unto them for verily the sound must go forth from this place into all the world & unto the uttermost parts of the Earth the gospel must be preached unto every creature with signs following them that believe & behold the son of man cometh Amen

Revelation, 7 August 1831 [D&C 59]

62 Commandment
Given in Missorie Jackson Co Aug 7th. 1831 instructing the saints how to keep the sabath & how to fast and pray & what it was &c &c ——
Behold blessed saith the Lord are they who have come up unto this Land with an eye single to my glory according to my commandments for them that live shall inherit the earth & them that die shall rest from all their labours & their works shall follow them & they shall receive a crown in the mansions of my father which I have prepared for them yea blessed are they whose feet stand upon the Land of Zion who have obeyed my Gospel for they shall receive for their reward the good things of the Earth & it shall bring forth in his strength & they also shall be crowned with blessings from above yea & with commandments not a few And with revelations in their time they that are faithfull & dilligent before me Wherefore I give unto them a commandment saying thus thou shalt love the Lord thy good with all thy heart with all thy might mind & strength & in the name [p. 98]
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