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 obt ain 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 chas tisement I prepare a way for their deliverance in all things out of  temptation and I have loved you therefore ye must needs be chast ned 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 where with 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 mourn ing 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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