Revelation, circa 2 November 1831 [D&C 67]

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Lo mine eyes are upon you & the heavens & the earth are  in mine hands & the riches of eternity are mine to give[.]  ye endeavour to believe that you ye should receive the blessing  which was offered unto you but behold verily I say unto  you there were fears in your hearts & verily this is the  reason that ye did not receive & now I the Lord give  unto you a testimony of the truth of those commandm ents which I are lying before you your eyes have  been upon my Servent Joseph & his language you  have known & his imperfections you have known  & you have sought in your hearts knowlege that  you might express beyond his language this you also  know now seek ye out of the Book of commandments  even the least that is among them & appoint him that  is the most wise among you or if there be any among  you that shall make one like unto it then ye are  Justified in saying that ye do not know that is true  but if you cannot make one like unto it ye are under  condemnation if you ye do not bear that it is true for ye  know that there is no unrighteousness in it & that which  is righteous cometh down from above from the father of  lights & again verily I say unto you that it is your  privilege & a promise I give unto you that have been  ordained unto the ministry that in as much as ye strip  yourselves from Jealesies & fears & humble yourselves  before me for ye are not sufficiently humble the veil shall  not be wrent & you shall see me & know that I am not with the  carnal neither natural but with the spiritual for no man  hath seen God at any time in the flesh but by the Spirit of  God neither can any natural man abide the presence of God  neither after the carnal mind ye are not to able to abide the presence  of God now neither the ministering of Angels wherefore continue  in patience untill ye are perfected let not your minds turn  back & when ye are worthy in mine own due time ye shall see  & know that which was confirmed <upon you> by the hands of my Ser[v]ant  Joseph Amen [p. 115]
Lo mine eyes are upon you & the heavens & the earth are in mine hands & the riches of eternity are mine to give. ye endeavour to believe that ye should receive the blessing which was offered unto you but behold verily I say unto you there were fears in your hearts & verily this is the reason that ye did not receive & now I the Lord give unto you a testimony of the truth of those commandments which are lying before you your eyes have been upon my Servent Joseph & his language you have known & his imperfections you have known & you have sought in your hearts knowlege that you might express beyond his language this you also know now seek ye out of the Book of commandments even the least that is among them & appoint him that is the most wise among you or if there be any among you that shall make one like unto it then ye are Justified in saying that ye do not know that is true but if you cannot make one like unto it ye are under condemnation if ye do not bear that it is true for ye know that there is no unrighteousness in it & that which is righteous cometh down from above from the father of lights & again verily I say unto you that it is your privilege & a promise I give unto you that have been ordained unto the ministry that in as much as ye strip yourselves from Jealesies & fears & humble yourselves before me for ye are not sufficiently humble the veil shall be wrent & you shall see me & know that I am not with the carnal neither natural but with the spiritual for no man hath seen God at any time in the flesh but by the Spirit of God neither can any natural man abide the presence of God neither after the carnal mind ye are not able to abide the presence of God now neither the ministering of Angels wherefore continue in patience untill ye are perfected let not your minds turn back & when ye are worthy in mine own due time ye shall see & know that which was confirmed upon you by the hands of my Servant Joseph Amen [p. 115]
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