tempests; and by the voice of earthquakes; and
great hail-storms; and by the voice of famines, and pestilence of every kind; and by
the great sound of a trump; by and by the voice of
Judgment; and by the voice mercy all the day long; and by the voice of glory, and
honor, and the riches of eternal life; and would have saved you with an everlasting
salvation, but ye would not! Behold the day has come when the cup of the wrath of
mine indignation, is full.
7. Behold, verily I say unto you, that these <are the> words of the Lord your God; wherefore, labor ye, labor ye, in my
vineyard for the last time; for the last time call upon the inhabitants of the earth,
for in mine own due time will I come upon the earth in Judgment: and my people
shall be redeemed, and shall reign with me on earth; for the great Millennial, which I
have spoken by the mouth of servants shall come; for Satan shall be bound; and
when he is loosed again, he shall only reign for a little sea son, and then cometh
the end of the earth; and he that liveth in righteousness, shall be changed in the
twinkling of an eye; and the earth shall pass away so as by fire; and the wicked
shall go away into unquenchable fire; and their end no man knoweth on earth, nor
ever shall know, until they come before me in judgment.
8. Hearken ye to these words; behold I am Jesus Christ the Savior of
the world. Treasure these things up in your hearts, and let the solemnities of
eternity rest upon your minds. Be sober. Keep all my ; even so: Amen.
The latter part of February I received the
following revela tion which caused the to appoint a
to be held on the 6th. of
June ensuing. It was given at , February, 1831, to me
<Joseph Smith Jr.> and .
Behold thus saith the Lord unto you, my servants, it is expedient in me, that the of my church should be
called together the from the east, and from the west, and
from the north, and from the south, by letter or some other way.
2. And it shall come to pass, that inasmuch as they are faithful, and
exercise faith in me, I will pour out my Spirit upon them in the day that they
assemble themselves together. And it shall come to pass, that they shall go forth into
the regions round about, and preach repentance unto the people; and many shall be
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