Revelation, 12 August 1831, as Recorded in Gilbert, Notebook [D&C 61]
Revelation, Bank of the [at McIlwaine’s Bend], MO, 12 Aug. 1831. Version copied [ca. Sept. 1831] in Gilbert, Notebook, pp. –; handwriting of ; Revelations Collection, CHL. For more complete source information, see the source note for Revelation, 27 Feb. 1833 [D&C 89].
A recd.about the 12th. Augt 1831 on the Banks of the about 40 miles above on our return from
Behold and hearken unto the voice of him who hath all power, who is from everlasting to everlasting even Alpha & Omega the beginning & the end, behold verily thus saith the Lord unto you, O ye of my , who are assembled upon this spot, whose sins are now forgiven you for I the Lord forgiveth Sins, and am merciful unto those who confess their sins with humble hearts, but verily I say unto you that it is not needful for this whole company of mine Elders to be moving swiftly upon the water whilst the inhabitants upon with side are perishing in unbelief, nevertheless I suffered that ye might bare record behold there are many dangers upon [p. ]