Revelation Book 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Revelation, 3 January 1833 [D&C 88:127–137]

January 3d. 1833. Revelation given to organize for a patern &c
The order of the house, of God prepared for the ,  and instruction, in all things, that is expedient for the  officers; or in other words, them who are called to the ministry  in the , begining at the , even down to  the , and this shall be the order of the house, he  that is appointed, to be a teacher, shall be found  standing in his place, which shall be appointed pre pared, for him, in the , in a place that  the congregation, in the house may hear his words, correctly  and distinctly; not with loud speach; and [when] he cometh  into the house of God, (for he should be first in the  house, behold this is beautiful, that he may be an  example) let him offer himself in prayer upon his  knees, before God, in token of the everlasting covenant,  and when any shall, come in after him, let the teacher  arise, and with uplifted hands to heaven, yea even  directly, salute his brother, or brethren, with these words  saying, art thou a brother, or brethren, I salute you in  the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, in tocen [token] of the ever lasting covenant, in which covenant, I receive you  to fellowship, in a determination, that is fixed  immovable, and unchangable, to be your friend  and brother, through the grace of God, in the bonds  of Love, to walk in all the , of God,  blameless, in thanksgiving for ever, and ever; Amen.  and he that cometh, in, and is a brother, or brethren  shall salute the teacher with uplifted hands to  heaven, with this same prayer, and covenant  or by saying amen; in token of the same, Behold  verily I say unto you, this [is] a sample, unto you  for a salutation, to one another, in the house of  God, and ye are called to do this by prayer, and  thanksgiving, as the spirit shall give utterance [p. 47]

Revelation, 3 January 1833 [D&C 88:127–137]

January 3d. 1833. Revelation given to for a patern &c
The order of the house, of God prepared for the , and instruction, in all things, that is expedient for the officers; or in other words, them who are called to the ministry in the , begining at the , even down to the , and this shall be the order of the house, he that is appointed, to be a teacher, shall be found standing in his place, which shall be prepared, for him, in the , in a place that the congregation, in the house may hear his words, correctly and distinctly; not with loud speach; and when he cometh into the house of God, (for he should be first in the house, behold this is beautiful, that he may be an example) let him offer himself in prayer upon his knees, before God, in token of the everlasting covenant, and when any shall, come in after him, let the teacher arise, and with uplifted hands to heaven, yea even directly, salute his brother, or brethren, with these words saying, art thou a brother, or brethren, I salute you in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, in tocen token of the everlasting covenant, in which covenant, I receive you to fellowship, in a determination, that is fixed immovable, and unchangable, to be your friend and brother, through the grace of God, in the bonds of Love, to walk in all the , of God, blameless, in thanksgiving for ever, and ever; Amen. and he that cometh, in, and is a brother, or brethren shall salute the teacher with uplifted hands to heaven, with this same prayer, and covenant or by saying amen; in token of the same, Behold verily I say unto you, this [is] a sample, unto you for a salutation, to one another, in the house of God, and ye are called to do this by prayer, and thanksgiving, as the spirit shall give utterance [p. 47]
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