Revelations printed in The Evening and the Morning Star, June 1832–June 1833

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  • Historical Introduction
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pointed, and ordained unto this power: This is the will of the Lord your God,  your Redeemer; even so: Amen
The word of the Lord, in addition to the which has been given, making  known the duty of the , which has been unto the church in this  part of the vineyard; which is verily this:
To keep the Lord’s ; to receive the funds of the church in this part  of the vineyard; to take an account of the as before has been ,  and to administer to their wants, who shall pay for that which they receive, inas much as they have wherewith to pay; that this also may be to the good  of the church, to the poor and needy:
And he who hath not wherewith to pay, an account shall be taken and handed  over to the bishop in , who shall pay the debt out of that which the Lord shall  put into his hands:
And the labors of the faithful who labor in spiritual things, in administering the  gospel and the things of the kingdom, unto the church, and unto the world, shall  answer the debt unto the bishop in Zion:
Thus it cometh out of the church, for according to the law, every man that com eth up to Zion, must lay all things before the bishop in Zion.
And now, verily I say unto you, that as every elder in this part of the vineyard,  must give an account of his unto the bishop in this part of the vine yard, a cirtificate from the judge or bishop in this part of the vineyard, unto the  bbishop in Zion, rendereth every man acceptable, and answereth all things, for an  inheritance, and to be received as a wise steward, and as a faithful laborer; other wise he shall not be accepted of the bishop in Zion.
And now, verily I say unto you, let every elder who shall give an account unto  the bishop of the church, in this part of the vineyard, be recommended by the  church or churches, in which he labors, that he may render himself and his accounts  approved in all things.
And again, let my servants who are appointed as stewards over the of my church, have claim for assistance upon the bishop or bishops, in all  things, that the revelations may be published, and go forth unto the ends of the  earth, that they also may obtain funds which shall benefit the church, in all things;  that they also may render themselves approved in all things and be accounted as  wise stewards.
And now, behold this shall be an ensample for all the extensive branches of my  church, in whatsoever land they shall be established. And now I make an end of  my sayings: Amen.
A few words in addition to the laws of the kingdom, respecting the members  of the church; they that are appointed by the Holy Spirit to go up unto Zion; and  they who are privileged to go up unto Zion.
Let them carry up unto the bishop a certificate from three elders of the church, or  a certificate from the bishop, otherwise he who shall go up unto the land of Zion,  shall not be accounted as a wise steward. This also is an ensample: Amen. [p. [6]]
pointed, and ordained unto this power: This is the will of the Lord your God, your Redeemer; even so: Amen
The word of the Lord, in addition to the which has been given, making known the duty of the , which has been unto the church in this part of the vineyard; which is verily this:
To keep the Lord’s ; to receive the funds of the church in this part of the vineyard; to take an account of the as before has been , and to administer to their wants, who shall pay for that which they receive, inasmuch as they have wherewith to pay; that this also may be to the good of the church, to the poor and needy:
And he who hath not wherewith to pay, an account shall be taken and handed over to the bishop in , who shall pay the debt out of that which the Lord shall put into his hands:
And the labors of the faithful who labor in spiritual things, in administering the gospel and the things of the kingdom, unto the church, and unto the world, shall answer the debt unto the bishop in Zion:
Thus it cometh out of the church, for according to the law, every man that cometh up to Zion, must lay all things before the bishop in Zion.
And now, verily I say unto you, that as every elder in this part of the vineyard, must give an account of his unto the bishop in this part of the vineyard, a cirtificate from the judge or bishop in this part of the vineyard, unto the bbishop in Zion, rendereth every man acceptable, and answereth all things, for an inheritance, and to be received as a wise steward, and as a faithful laborer; otherwise he shall not be accepted of the bishop in Zion.
And now, verily I say unto you, let every elder who shall give an account unto the bishop of the church, in this part of the vineyard, be recommended by the church or churches, in which he labors, that he may render himself and his accounts approved in all things.
And again, let my servants who are appointed as stewards over the of my church, have claim for assistance upon the bishop or bishops, in all things, that the revelations may be published, and go forth unto the ends of the earth, that they also may obtain funds which shall benefit the church, in all things; that they also may render themselves approved in all things and be accounted as wise stewards.
And now, behold this shall be an ensample for all the extensive branches of my church, in whatsoever land they shall be established. And now I make an end of my sayings: Amen.
A few words in addition to the laws of the kingdom, respecting the members of the church; they that are appointed by the Holy Spirit to go up unto Zion; and they who are privileged to go up unto Zion.
Let them carry up unto the bishop a certificate from three elders of the church, or a certificate from the bishop, otherwise he who shall go up unto the land of Zion, shall not be accounted as a wise steward. This also is an ensample: Amen. [p. [6]]
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