Revelation, 1 August 1831, as Published in Howe, Mormonism Unvailed [D&C 58]
Revelation, “Zion” [, MO], 1 Aug. 1831. Version published in Eber D. Howe, Mormonism Unvailed: Or, A Faithful Account of That Singular Imposition and Delusion, from Its Rise to the Present Time, Painesville, OH: By the author, 1834, 221–226. The copy used for transcription is held at CHL.
are not fulfilled; but woe unto such, for their reward lurketh beneath and not from above. And now I give unto you further directions concerning this land; it is wisdom in me that my servant , should be an example unto the , in laying his money before the of the church; and also, this is the law unto every man that cometh into this land to receive an , and he shall do with his money according as the law directs; and it is wisdom, also, that there should be lands purchased in for the place of the store-house, and also for the , and other directions concerning my servant , of the spirit that he may receive his inheritance as seemeth him good— and let him him repent of his sins, for he seeketh praise of the world; and also let my servant stand in the office which I have appointed him, and receive his inheritance in the land; and also he hath need to repent, for I the Lord am not pleased with him, for he seeketh to exult, and he is not sufficiently meek. Behold, he that hath repented of his sins, the same is forgiven, and I the Lord remembereth them no more— by this may ye know if a man repenteth of his sins, behold he will confess them and forsake them; and now, verily I say concerning the residue of the of my church, the time has not yet come for many years, for them to receive their inheritance in this land, except they desire it through prayer only, as it shall be appointed unto them, for behold they shall push the people together from the ends of the earth, wherefore, assemble yourselves together, and he that is not appointed to stay in the land, let them preach the gospel in the regions round about; and after that let them return to their homes. Let them preach by the way, and bear testimony of the truth in all places, and call upon the rich, the high, and the low, and the poor, to repent; and let them build up churches, inasmuch as the inhabitants of [p. 224]