Revelation Book 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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language, through those who are ordained unto this power  by the administration of the comforter shed forth upon  them for the revelation of Jesus Christ. And now verily  I say unto you, I give unto you a commandment, that you  continue in this ministry, and presidency; and when  you have finished the translations of the prophets, you  shall from thenceforth preside over the affairs of the  church, and the school, and from time, to time, as  shall be manifest by the comforter, receive revelations;  to unfold the mysteries of the kingdom, and set in order  the churches; and study, and Learn, and become  acquainted with all good books, and with Languages,  Tongues & people &c. &c. And this shall be your busin ess and mission, in all your lives, to preside over  in council, and set in order all the affairs of the  church; and kingdom. Be not ashamed, neither con founded, but be admonished in all your high mind edness, and pride; for it bringeth a snare upon  your souls; set in order your houses, keep slothfulness  and idleness far from you. Now verely I say unto  you, let there be a place provided, as soon as it  is possable, for the family of thy councellor and  scribe, even ; and let mine aged serve nt , continue with his family upon the place  where he now lives, and let it not be sold, until  the mouth of the Lord shall name, and let thy  councellor, even , remain where he now  resides, until the mouth of the Lord shall name,  and let the Bishop, search diligently to ob tain an agent; and let it be a man, who has  got riches in store, a man of God, and of strong  faith, that thereby he may be enabled to discharge  evry debt, that the store house of the Lord may not  be brought into disrepute before the eyes of the [p. 53]
language, through those who are ordained unto this power by the administration of the comforter shed forth upon them for the revelation of Jesus Christ. And now verily I say unto you, I give unto you a commandment, that you continue in this ministry, and presidency; and when you have finished the translations of the prophets, you shall from thenceforth preside over the affairs of the church, and the school, and from time, to time, as shall be manifest by the comforter, receive revelations; to unfold the mysteries of the kingdom, and set in order the churches; and study, and Learn, and become acquainted with all good books, and with Languages, Tongues & people &c. &c. And this shall be your business and mission, in all your lives, to preside in council, and set in order all the affairs of the church; and kingdom. Be not ashamed, neither confounded, but be admonished in all your high mindedness, and pride; for it bringeth a snare upon your souls; set in order your houses, keep slothfulness and idleness far from you. Now verely I say unto you, let there be a place provided, as soon as it is possable, for the family of thy councellor and scribe, even ; and let mine aged servent , continue with his family upon the place where he now lives, and let it not be sold, until the mouth of the Lord shall name, and let thy councellor, even , remain where he now resides, until the mouth of the Lord shall name, and let the Bishop, search diligently to obtain an agent; and let it be a man, who has got riches in store, a man of God, and of strong faith, that thereby he may be enabled to discharge evry debt, that the store house of the Lord may not be brought into disrepute before the eyes of the [p. 53]
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