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Revelation, 1 June 1833 [D&C 95]

Kirtland

Located ten miles south of Lake Erie. Settled by 1811. Organized by 1818. Population in 1830 about 55 Latter-day Saints and 1,000 others; in 1838 about 2,000 Saints and 1,200 others; in 1839 about 100 Saints and 1,500 others. Mormon missionaries visited township...

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June 1st. 1833—
Verily thus saith the Lord unto you whom I love, and whom I love I also chasten1

See Revelation 3:19.  


that their sins may be forgiven, for with the chastisement I prepare a way for their deliverance in all things out of temptation2

See 1 Corinthians 10:13.  


and I have loved you therefore ye must needs be chastened and stand rebuked before my face.3

See Hebrews 12:5–7. JS used similar language in a letter to Edward Partridge one month earlier. JS told Partridge, “The Lord loveth you, and also Zion, for he chasteneth whom he loveth, and scourgeth every son & daughter whom he receiveth, and he, will not suffer you to be confounded, and of this thing you may rest assured.” (Letter to Edward Partridge, 2 May 1833.)  


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 house

JS revelation, dated Jan. 1831, directed Latter-day Saints to migrate to Ohio, where they would “be endowed with power from on high.” In Dec. 1832, JS revelation directed Saints to “establish . . . an house of God.” JS revelation, dated 1 June 1833, chastened...

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4

See Revelation, 27–28 Dec. 1832 [D&C 88:119].  


for the preparation wherewith I deign to prepare mine Apostles

A title indicating one sent forth to preach; later designated as a specific ecclesiastical and priesthood office. By 1830, JS and Oliver Cowdery were designated as apostles. The “Articles and Covenants” of the church explained that an “apostle is an elder...

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to prune my vineyard for the last time5

This sentence reiterates an earlier message that asserted the School of the Prophets was necessary so that its members “may be prepared, in all things when I shall send you again, to magnify the calling, whereunto I have called you . . . that you may be perfected, in your ministry to go forth among the gentiles, for the last time.” (Revelation, 27–28 Dec. 1832 [D&C 88:80, 84].)  


that I may bring to pass my strange act6

See Isaiah 28:21. According to Oliver Cowdery, the angel Moroni told JS that God had “chosen you as an instrument in his hand to bring to light that which shall perform his act, his strange act, and bring to pass a marvelous work and a wonder.” (Oliver Cowdery, “Letter IV,” LDS Messenger and Advocate, Feb. 1835, 1:79.)  


that I may pour out my spirit upon all flesh.7

See Joel 2:28; and Acts 2:17.  


But behold verily I say unto you there are many who have been ordained

The conferral of power and authority; to appoint, decree, or set apart. Church members, primarily adults, were ordained to ecclesiastical offices and other responsibilities by the laying on of hands by those with the proper authority. Ordinations to priesthood...

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among you whom I called but few of them are chosen.8

See Matthew 22:14.  


they who are not chosen have sinned a verry grievous sin in that they are walking in darkness at noon day,9

See Deuteronomy 28:29; and Job 5:14.  


and for this cause I gave unto you a commandment

Generally, a divine mandate that church members were expected to obey; more specifically, a text dictated by JS in the first-person voice of Deity that served to communicate knowledge and instruction to JS and his followers. Occasionally, other inspired texts...

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that you should call your solem assembly

A special church meeting or conference convened to conduct church business, administer sacred ordinances, and receive spiritual power and instruction. In November 1831, the Saints were directed by revelation to gather as a body in solemn assemblies. A December...

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10

See Revelation, 27–28 Dec. 1832 [D&C 88:70].  


that your fastings and your mourning might come up into the ears of the Lord of sabaoth11

See James 5:4; and Romans 9:29.  


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

JS revelation, dated Jan. 1831, directed Latter-day Saints to migrate to Ohio, where they would “be endowed with power from on high.” In Dec. 1832, JS revelation directed Saints to “establish . . . an house of God.” JS revelation, dated 1 June 1833, chastened...

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in the which house I design to endow

Bestowal of spiritual blessings, power, or knowledge. Beginning in 1831, multiple revelations promised an endowment of “power from on high” in association with the command to gather. Some believed this promise was fulfilled when individuals were first ordained...

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those whom I have [p. 59]
Kirtland

Located ten miles south of Lake Erie. Settled by 1811. Organized by 1818. Population in 1830 about 55 Latter-day Saints and 1,000 others; in 1838 about 2,000 Saints and 1,200 others; in 1839 about 100 Saints and 1,500 others. Mormon missionaries visited township...

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June 1st. 1833—
Verily thus saith the Lord unto you whom I love, and whom I love  I also chasten1

See Revelation 3:19.  


that their sins may be forgiven, for with the chas tisement I prepare a way for their deliverance in all things out of  temptation2

See 1 Corinthians 10:13.  


and I have loved you therefore ye must needs be chast [e]ned and stand rebuked before my face.3

See Hebrews 12:5–7. JS used similar language in a letter to Edward Partridge one month earlier. JS told Partridge, “The Lord loveth you, and also Zion, for he chasteneth whom he loveth, and scourgeth every son & daughter whom he receiveth, and he, will not suffer you to be confounded, and of this thing you may rest assured.” (Letter to Edward Partridge, 2 May 1833.)  


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 house

JS revelation, dated Jan. 1831, directed Latter-day Saints to migrate to Ohio, where they would “be endowed with power from on high.” In Dec. 1832, JS revelation directed Saints to “establish . . . an house of God.” JS revelation, dated 1 June 1833, chastened...

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4

See Revelation, 27–28 Dec. 1832 [D&C 88:119].  


for the preparation where with I deign to prepare mine Apostles

A title indicating one sent forth to preach; later designated as a specific ecclesiastical and priesthood office. By 1830, JS and Oliver Cowdery were designated as apostles. The “Articles and Covenants” of the church explained that an “apostle is an elder...

View Glossary
to prune my vineyard  for the last time5

This sentence reiterates an earlier message that asserted the School of the Prophets was necessary so that its members “may be prepared, in all things when I shall send you again, to magnify the calling, whereunto I have called you . . . that you may be perfected, in your ministry to go forth among the gentiles, for the last time.” (Revelation, 27–28 Dec. 1832 [D&C 88:80, 84].)  


that I may bring to pass my strange act6

See Isaiah 28:21. According to Oliver Cowdery, the angel Moroni told JS that God had “chosen you as an instrument in his hand to bring to light that which shall perform his act, his strange act, and bring to pass a marvelous work and a wonder.” (Oliver Cowdery, “Letter IV,” LDS Messenger and Advocate, Feb. 1835, 1:79.)  


 that I may pour out my spirit upon all flesh.7

See Joel 2:28; and Acts 2:17.  


But behold  verily I say unto you there are many who have been ordained

The conferral of power and authority; to appoint, decree, or set apart. Church members, primarily adults, were ordained to ecclesiastical offices and other responsibilities by the laying on of hands by those with the proper authority. Ordinations to priesthood...

View Glossary
 among you whom I called but few of them are chosen.8

See Matthew 22:14.  


they  who are not chosen have sinned a verry grievous sin in that  they are walking in darkness at noon day,9

See Deuteronomy 28:29; and Job 5:14.  


and for this cause  I gave unto you a commandment

Generally, a divine mandate that church members were expected to obey; more specifically, a text dictated by JS in the first-person voice of Deity that served to communicate knowledge and instruction to JS and his followers. Occasionally, other inspired texts...

View Glossary
that you should call  your solem assembly

A special church meeting or conference convened to conduct church business, administer sacred ordinances, and receive spiritual power and instruction. In November 1831, the Saints were directed by revelation to gather as a body in solemn assemblies. A December...

View Glossary
10

See Revelation, 27–28 Dec. 1832 [D&C 88:70].  


that your fastings and your mourn ing might come up into the ears of the Lord of sabaoth11

See James 5:4; and Romans 9:29.  


 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

JS revelation, dated Jan. 1831, directed Latter-day Saints to migrate to Ohio, where they would “be endowed with power from on high.” In Dec. 1832, JS revelation directed Saints to “establish . . . an house of God.” JS revelation, dated 1 June 1833, chastened...

More Info
 in the which house I design to endow

Bestowal of spiritual blessings, power, or knowledge. Beginning in 1831, multiple revelations promised an endowment of “power from on high” in association with the command to gather. Some believed this promise was fulfilled when individuals were first ordained...

View Glossary
those whom I have [p. 59]
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Revelation, Kirtland Township

Located ten miles south of Lake Erie. Settled by 1811. Organized by 1818. Population in 1830 about 55 Latter-day Saints and 1,000 others; in 1838 about 2,000 Saints and 1,200 others; in 1839 about 100 Saints and 1,500 others. Mormon missionaries visited township...

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, Geauga Co., OH, 1 June 1833. Featured version copied [likely between 6 June and 30 July 1833] in Revelation Book 2, pp. 59–60;1

See Minutes, 6 June 1833; and Coltrin, Diary and Notebook, 30 July 1833.  


handwriting of Orson Hyde

8 Jan. 1805–28 Nov. 1878. Laborer, clerk, storekeeper, teacher, editor, businessman, lawyer, judge. Born at Oxford, New Haven Co., Connecticut. Son of Nathan Hyde and Sally Thorpe. Moved to Derby, New Haven Co., 1812. Moved to Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio, ...

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; Revelations Collection, CHL. For more complete source information, see the source note for Revelation Book 2.

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