Revelation, 7 December 1830, as Published in Howe, Mormonism Unvailed [D&C 35]
Revelation, [, Seneca Co., NY], to , 7 Dec. 1830. 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, 107–109. The copy used for transcription is held at CHL.
me and Elijah which should come, and thou knewest it not—thou didst by water unto repentance, but they secured not the Holy Ghost; but now I give unto you a , that thou shalt baptize by water and give the Holy Ghost by , even as the of old. And it shall come to pass that there shall be a great work in the land, even among the , for their folly and their abominations shall be made manifest in the eyes of all nations; for I am God, and mine arm is not shortened, and I will shew miracles, signs and wonders, unto all those who believe on my name; and whosoever shall ask in my name, in faith, shall cast out Devils, they shall heal the sick, they shall cause the blind to receive their sight, and the deaf to hear, and dumb to speak, and the lame to walk; and the time speedily cometh that great things are to come and be shown forth unto the children of men; but without shall nothing be shown forth except desolation and destruciton upon Babylon, the same which hath made all nations drink of the wine of their fornication, and there is none that doeth good except them that are trying to receive the fulness of my Gospel, which I have sent forth to this generation.— Wherefore, I have called upon the weak things, that they are unlearned and despised, to thresh the nations by the power of my spirit, and their arm shall be my arm, and I will be their shield and their buckler; I will gird up their loins and they shall fight manfully for me, and their enemies shall put be under their feet; and I will let fall the sword in their behalf, and by the fire of mine indignation will I preserve them, and the poor and the meek shall have the gospel preached to them, and they shall be looking forth to the time of my coming, for it is nigh at hand, and they shall learn the parable of the fig-tree, for even now already, summer is nigh at hand, and I have sent [p. 108]