Revelation Book 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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residue which is to come to this Land Behold they have been  sent to preach my gospel among the congregations of the wicked  wherefore I give unto them a Thus thou shalt not  Idle away thy time neither shalt thou bury thy tallent that it  may not be known & after thou hast come up unto the land  of & have proclaimed my word thou shalt speedily return  preaching the word among the congregations not in haste neither  in wrath nor with strife & shake off the dust of thy feet against  those who receive thee not not in their presence lest thou provoke  them but in secret & wash thy feet as a testimony against them  in the day of Judgement this is sufficient for you & the will of  him who hath sent you & by the mouth of my servent Joseph  it shall be made known concerning & the residue  hereafter even so amen——
Revelation, 12 August 1831 [D&C 61]
64 Commandment given Aug 12th. 1831  on the Bank of the unfolding  some mysteries &c &c
Behold & hearken unto him the voice of him who hath all power who is  from everlasting to everlasting even alpha & omega the begining & the  end Behold verily thuss saith the lord unto you O ye of my   who are assembled upon this spot whose sins are now forgiven  you for I the Lord forgiveth sins & am mercyfull unto those who confess  their sins with humble hearts but verily I say unto you that it is not  needfull for this whole company of mine Elders to be moveing swiftly  upon the waters whilst the Inhabitants on either sides are perishing  in unbelief nevertheless I suffered it that ye might bear record Behold  there are many dangers upon the waters & more especially hereafte r for I the Lord have decreed in mine anger many distructions  upon the waters yea & especially upon these waters nevertheless  all flesh is in mine hand he that is faithfull among you shall  not perish by the waters wherefore it is expedient that my servent   & <my servent> be in haste upon their errand  & mission nevertheless I would not suffer that ye should part  untill ye you are chastened for all your sins that you might be one  that you might not perish in wickedness but now verily I say it [p. 101]
residue which is to come to this Land Behold they have been sent to preach my gospel among the congregations of the wicked wherefore I give unto them a Thus thou shalt not Idle away thy time neither shalt thou bury thy tallent that it may not be known & after thou hast come up unto the land of & have proclaimed my word thou shalt speedily return preaching the word among the congregations not in haste neither in wrath nor with strife & shake off the dust of thy feet against those who receive thee not not in their presence lest thou provoke them but in secret & wash thy feet as a testimony against them in the day of Judgement this is sufficient for you & the will of him who hath sent you & by the mouth of my servent Joseph it shall be made known concerning & the residue hereafter even so amen——
Revelation, 12 August 1831 [D&C 61]
64 Commandment given Aug 12th. 1831 on the Bank of the unfolding some mysteries &c &c
Behold & hearken unto the voice of him who hath all power who is from everlasting to everlasting even alpha & omega the begining & the end Behold verily thuss saith the lord unto you O ye of my who are assembled upon this spot whose sins are now forgiven you for I the Lord forgiveth sins & am mercyfull unto those who confess their sins with humble hearts but verily I say unto you that it is not needfull for this whole company of mine Elders to be moveing swiftly upon the waters whilst the Inhabitants on either sides are perishing in unbelief nevertheless I suffered it that ye might bear record Behold there are many dangers upon the waters & more especially hereafter for I the Lord have decreed in mine anger many distructions upon the waters yea & especially upon these waters nevertheless all flesh is in mine hand he that is faithfull among you shall not perish by the waters wherefore it is expedient that my servent & my servent be in haste upon their errand & mission nevertheless I would not suffer that ye should part untill you are chastened for all your sins that you might be one that you might not perish in wickedness but now verily I say it [p. 101]
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