Revelation Book 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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the acceptable year of the Lord and the gospel of salvation as I shall give him utterance and by your prayer of faith with one consent. I will uphold him. and let my servants Joseph and make haste also, and it shall be given them even according to the prayer of faith. And in as much as you keep my sayings you shall not be confounded in this world nor in the world to come— And verily I say unto you that it is my will that ye should hasten to translate my scriptures and to obtain a knowledge of history and of countries and of Kingdoms and of laws of God and men <man>, and all this for the salvation of Zion. Amen
Revelation, 1 June 1833 [D&C 95]
June 1st. 1833—
Verily thus saith the Lord unto you whom I love, and whom I love I also chasten that their sins may be forgiven, for with the chastisement I prepare a way for their deliverance in all things out of temptation and I have loved you therefore ye must needs be chastned and stand rebuked before my face. for ye have sinned against me a verry grievous sin in that ye have not considered the great commandment in all things that I have given unto you concerning the building of mine for the preparation wherewith I deign to prepare mine to prune my vineyard for the last time that I may bring to pass my strange act that I may pour out my spirit upon all flesh. But behold verily I say unto you there are many who have been among you whom I called but few of them are chosen. they who are not chosen have sinned a verry grievous sin in that they are walking in darkness at noon day, and for this cause I gave unto you a commandment that you should call your that your fastings and your mourning might come up into the ears of the Lord of sabaoth which is by interpretation the creator of all things the first day the beginning and the end. Yea verily I say unto you I gave unto you a commandment that you should build an house in the which house I design to those whom I have [p. 59]
the acceptable year of the Lord and the gospel of salvation as I shall give him utterance and by your prayer of faith with one consent. I will uphold him. and let my servants Joseph and make haste also, and it shall be given them even according to the prayer of faith. And in as much as you keep my sayings you shall not be confounded in this world nor in the world to come— And verily I say unto you that it is my will that ye should hasten to translate my scriptures and to obtain a knowledge of history and of countries and of Kingdoms and of laws of God and man, and all this for the salvation of Zion. Amen
Revelation, 1 June 1833 [D&C 95]
June 1st. 1833—
Verily thus saith the Lord unto you whom I love, and whom I love I also chasten that their sins may be forgiven, for with the chastisement I prepare a way for their deliverance in all things out of temptation and I have loved you therefore ye must needs be chastned and stand rebuked before my face. for ye have sinned against me a verry grievous sin in that ye have not considered the great commandment in all things that I have given unto you concerning the building of mine for the preparation wherewith I deign to prepare mine to prune my vineyard for the last time that I may bring to pass my strange act that I may pour out my spirit upon all flesh. But behold verily I say unto you there are many who have been among you whom I called but few of them are chosen. they who are not chosen have sinned a verry grievous sin in that they are walking in darkness at noon day, and for this cause I gave unto you a commandment that you should call your that your fastings and your mourning might come up into the ears of the Lord of sabaoth which is by interpretation the creator of the first day the beginning and the end. Yea verily I say unto you I gave unto you a commandment that you should build an house in the which house I design to those whom I have [p. 59]
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