Revelation Book 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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and doeth it the same is my deciple and he  that saith he receiveth it and doth it not the same  is not my deciple and shall be cast out from  among you for it is not meet that the things  which belong to the children of the kingdom  should be given to them that are not worthy  or to dogs or the pirls to be cast before swine and  again it is meet that my servant Joseph should  have a house built in which to live and translate  And again it is meet that my servant  should live as seemeth him Good And again  I have called my servant and give  a commandment that he should be appointed by  the voice of the church and ordained a Bishop unto  the church to leave his merchandize and to spend  all his time in the Labours of the church to see  to all things as it shall be appointed in my  law in the day that I shall give them and this  because his heart is pure before me for he is  like unto Nathaniel of Old in whom there  is no guile these words are given unto you  and they are pure before me Wherefore be  ye aware how you hold them for they are  to be answered upon your souls in the  day of judgment even so Amen. — — — —

Explanation of Scripture, 1830 [D&C 74:2–7]

An explanation of the 14th verse of the 7 chap.—  of the first corinthians
Now in the days of the Apostles the law of circumcision  was had among all the Jews which believed not  the Gospel of Jesus Christ And it came to pass  that there arose a great contention among the  people concerning the law of circumcission for [p. 94]
and doeth it the same is my deciple and he that saith he receiveth it and doth it not the same is not my deciple and shall be cast out from among you for it is not meet that the things which belong to the children of the kingdom should be given to them that are not worthy or to dogs or the pirls to be cast before swine and again it is meet that my servant Joseph should have a house built in which to live and translate And again it is meet that my servant should live as seemeth him Good And again I have called my servant and give a commandment that he should be appointed by the voice of the church and ordained a Bishop unto the church to leave his merchandize and to spend all his time in the Labours of the church to see to all things as it shall be appointed in my law in the day that I shall give them and this because his heart is pure before me for he is like unto Nathaniel of Old in whom there is no guile these words are given unto you and they are pure before me Wherefore be ye aware how you hold them for they are to be answered upon your souls in the day of judgment even so Amen. — — — —

Explanation of Scripture, 1830 [D&C 74:2–7]

An explanation of the 14th verse of the 7 chap.— of the first corinthians
Now in the days of the Apostles the law of circumcision was had among all the Jews which believed not the Gospel of Jesus Christ And it came to pass that there arose a great contention among the people concerning the law of circumcission for [p. 94]
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