Revelation Book 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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the unbelieving husband was desirous that his children should be circumcised and become subject to the law of Moses which law was fulfilled and it came to pass that the children being brought up in subjection to the law of Moses and gave heed to the traditions of their fathers and believed not the gospel of Christ wherein they became unholy wherefore for this cause the apostle wrote unto the church giving unto them a commandment not of the Lord but of himself that a believer should not be united to an unbeliever except the law of Moses should be done away among them that their children might remain without circumcision and that the tradition might be done away which saith that little children are unholy for it was had among the Jews but little children are holy being sanctified through the atonement of Jesus Christ and this is what these scriptures mean
Revelation, 29 October 1831 [D&C 66]
Rev To Oct 1831—
Behold thus saith the Lord unto you my servant blessed are you inasmuch as you have turned away from your iniquities and have received my truths saith the Lord your redeemer the savior of the world even of as many as believe on my name. Verily I say unto you blessed are you for receiving mine everlasting gospel covenant even the fulness of my gospel sent forth unto the children of men that they might have life and be made partakers of the glories which are to be revaled in the last days as it was writen by the prophets and Apostles in days of old Verily I say unto you my servant that you are [p. 95]
the unbelieving husband was desirous that his children should be circumcised and become subject to the law of Moses which law was fulfilled and it came to pass that the children being brought up in subjection to the law of Moses and gave heed to the traditions of their fathers and believed not the gospel of Christ wherein they became unholy wherefore for this cause the apostle wrote unto the church giving unto them a commandment not of the Lord but of himself that a believer should not be united to an unbeliever except the law of Moses should be done away among them that their children might remain without circumcision and that the tradition might be done away which saith that little children are unholy for it was had among the Jews but little children are holy being sanctified through the atonement of Jesus Christ and this is what these scriptures mean
Revelation, 29 October 1831 [D&C 66]
Rev To Oct 1831—
Behold thus saith the Lord unto you my servant blessed are you inasmuch as you have turned away from your iniquities and have received my truths saith the Lord your redeemer the savior of the world even of as many as believe on my name. Verily I say unto you blessed are you for receiving mine everlasting covenant even the fulness of my gospel sent forth unto the children of men that they might have life and be made partakers of the glories which are to be revaled in the last days as it was writen by the prophets and Apostles in days of old Verily I say unto you my servant that you are [p. 95]
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