Revelations printed in Evening and Morning Star, January 1835–June 1836

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be enabled to discern by the Splrit those who  shall go up unto the land of , and those  of my disciples who shall tarry.
Let my servant retain  his , or in other words, the store yet for  a little season. Nevertheless let him impart  all the money which he can impart, to be  sent up unto the land of Zion. Behold these  things are in his own hands, let him do ac cording to wisdom. Verily I say, let him be  ordained as an agent unto the disciples that  shall tarry, and let him be ordained unto this  power; and now speedily visiting the church es, expounding these things unto them, with  my servant . Behold this is  my wlll, obtaining moneys even as I have  directed.
He that is faithful and endureth shall over come the world. He that sendeth up treas ures unto the land of Zion, shall receive an  inheritance in this world, and his works shall  follow him; and also, a reward in the world  to come; yea, and blessed are the dead that  die in the Lord from henceforth, when the  Lord shall come and old things shall pass  away, and all things become new, they shall  rise from the dead and shall not die after, and  shall receive an before the Lord,  in the holy city, and he that liveth when the  Lord shall come, and have kept the faith,  blessed is he; nevertheless it is appointed to  him to die at the age of man: wherefore chil dren shall grow up until they become old,  old men shall die; but they shall not sleep in  the dust, but they shall be changed in the  twinkling of an eye: wherefore for this cause  preached the unto the world, the  resurrection of the dead: these things are the  things that ye must look for, and speaking af ter the manner of the Lord, they are now  nigh at hand; and in a time to come, even in  the day of the coming of the Son of man,  and until that hour, there will be foolish vir gins among the wise, and at that hour com eth an entire separation of the righteous and  the wicked; and in that day will I send mine  angels, to pluck out the wicked, and cast  them into unquenchable fire.
And now behold, verily I say unto you, I  the Lord am not well pleased with my ser vant , he exalted himself in  his heart, and received not counsel, but griev ed the Spirit: wherefore his writing is not  acceptable unto the Lord, and he shall make  another; and if the Lord receive it not, be hold he standeth no longer in the office which  I have appointed him.
And again, verily I say unto you, those  who desire in their hearts, in meekness, to  warn sinners to repentance, let them be or dained unto this power: for this is a day of  warning, and not a day of many words. For  I the Lord am not to be mocked in the last  days. Behold I am from above, and my pow er lieth beneath. I am over all, and in all,  and through all, and searcheth all things:  and the day cometh that all things shall be  subject unto me. Behold I am Alpha and  Omega, even Jesus Chrst. Wherefore let all  men beware, how they take my name in their  lips: for behold verily I say, that many there  be who are under this condemnation; who  useth the name of the Lord, and useth it in  vain, having not authority. Wherefore let  the church repent of their sins, and I the  Lord will own them, otherwise they shall be  cut off.
Rememember, that that which cometh  from above is sacred, and must be spoken  with care, and by constraint of the Spirit,  and in this there is no condemnation; and ye  receive the Spirit through prayer: wherefore  without this, there remaineth condemnation:  Let my servant Joseph Smith, jr. and , seek them a home as they are taught  through prayer, by the Spirit. These things  remain to overcome, through patience, that  such may receive a more exceeding and eter nal weight of glory; otherwise, a greater con demnation: Amen. [p. 141]
be enabled to discern by the Splrit those who shall go up unto the land of , and those of my disciples who shall tarry.
Let my servant retain his , or in other words, the store yet for a little season. Nevertheless let him impart all the money which he can impart, to be sent up unto the land of Zion. Behold these things are in his own hands, let him do according to wisdom. Verily I say, let him be ordained as an agent unto the disciples that shall tarry, and let him be ordained unto this power; and now speedily visiting the churches, expounding these things unto them, with my servant . Behold this is my wlll, obtaining moneys even as I have directed.
He that is faithful and endureth shall overcome the world. He that sendeth up treasures unto the land of Zion, shall receive an inheritance in this world, and his works shall follow him; and also, a reward in the world to come; yea, and blessed are the dead that die in the Lord from henceforth, when the Lord shall come and old things shall pass away, and all things become new, they shall rise from the dead and shall not die after, and shall receive an before the Lord, in the holy city, and he that liveth when the Lord shall come, and have kept the faith, blessed is he; nevertheless it is appointed to him to die at the age of man: wherefore children shall grow up until they become old, old men shall die; but they shall not sleep in the dust, but they shall be changed in the twinkling of an eye: wherefore for this cause preached the unto the world, the resurrection of the dead: these things are the things that ye must look for, and speaking after the manner of the Lord, they are now nigh at hand; and in a time to come, even in the day of the coming of the Son of man, and until that hour, there will be foolish virgins among the wise, and at that hour cometh an entire separation of the righteous and the wicked; and in that day will I send mine angels, to pluck out the wicked, and cast them into unquenchable fire.
And now behold, verily I say unto you, I the Lord am not well pleased with my servant , he exalted himself in his heart, and received not counsel, but grieved the Spirit: wherefore his writing is not acceptable unto the Lord, and he shall make another; and if the Lord receive it not, behold he standeth no longer in the office which I have appointed him.
And again, verily I say unto you, those who desire in their hearts, in meekness, to warn sinners to repentance, let them be ordained unto this power: for this is a day of warning, and not a day of many words. For I the Lord am not to be mocked in the last days. Behold I am from above, and my power lieth beneath. I am over all, and in all, and through all, and searcheth all things: and the day cometh that all things shall be subject unto me. Behold I am Alpha and Omega, even Jesus Chrst. Wherefore let all men beware, how they take my name in their lips: for behold verily I say, that many there be who are under this condemnation; who useth the name of the Lord, and useth it in vain, having not authority. Wherefore let the church repent of their sins, and I the Lord will own them, otherwise they shall be cut off.
Rememember, that that which cometh from above is sacred, and must be spoken with care, and by constraint of the Spirit, and in this there is no condemnation; and ye receive the Spirit through prayer: wherefore without this, there remaineth condemnation: Let my servant Joseph Smith, jr. and , seek them a home as they are taught through prayer, by the Spirit. These things remain to overcome, through patience, that such may receive a more exceeding and eternal weight of glory; otherwise, a greater condemnation: Amen. [p. 141]
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