Revelation Book 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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the Lord hath decreed to provide for my saints, that the poor shall be exalted in that the rich are made low; for the earth is full and there is enough and to spare; yea, I have prepared all things, and have given unto the children of men to be agents unto themselves: Therefore, if any man shall take of the abundance which I have made and impart not his portion according to the law of my Gospel unto the poor and the needy, he shall with Dives lift up his eyes being in torment.
And now, verily I say unto you concerning the properties of the Firm; let my servant have appointed unto him, the place where he now resides, and the lot of the Tannery for his stewardship for his support while he is labouring in my vineyard, even as I will, when I shall command him; and let all things be done according to counsel of the Firm, and united consent or voice of the Firm which dwells in the land of . And this stewardship and blessing, I the Lord confer upon my servant for a blessing upon him and upon his seed after him inasmuch as he shall be humble before me.
And again, let my servant have appointed unto him for his stewardship the lot of land which my servant obtained in exchange for his farm, for him and his seed after him; and inasmuch as he is faithful I will multiply a multiplicity of blessings upon him and his seed after him. And let my servant devote his moneys for the printing of my word according as my servant Joseph shall direct.
And again, let my servant have the place upon which he now dwells; and let my servant have the lot which is set off joining the house which is to be for the printing office, which is lot number one, and also the lot upon which his resides; and let my servants and have the printing office and all things that pertain unto it; and this shall be their stewardships which shall be appointed unto them; and inasmuch as they are faithful, [p. 102]
the Lord hath decreed to provide for my saints, that the poor shall be exalted in that the rich are made low; for the earth is full and there is enough and to spare; yea, I have prepared all things, and have given unto the children of men to be agents unto themselves: Therefore, if any man shall take of the abundance which I have made and impart not his portion according to the law of my Gospel unto the poor and the needy, he shall with Dives lift up his eyes being in torment.
And now, verily I say unto you concerning the properties of the Firm; let my servant have appointed unto him, the place where he now resides, and the lot of the Tannery for his stewardship for his support while he is labouring in my vineyard, even as I will, when I shall command him; and let all things be done according to counsel of the Firm, and united consent or voice of the Firm which dwells in the land of . And this stewardship and blessing, I the Lord confer upon my servant for a blessing upon him and upon his seed after him inasmuch as he shall be humble before me.
And again, let my servant have appointed unto him for his stewardship the lot of land which my servant obtained in exchange for his farm, for him and his seed after him; and inasmuch as he is faithful I will multiply a multiplicity of blessings upon him and his seed after him. And let my servant devote his moneys for the printing of my word according as my servant Joseph shall direct.
And again, let my servant have the place upon which he now dwells; and let my servant have the lot which is set off joining the house which is to be for the printing office, which is lot number one, and also the lot upon which his resides; and let my servants and have the printing office and all things that pertain unto it; and this shall be their stewardships which shall be appointed unto them; and inasmuch as they are faithful, [p. 102]
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