Revelation, 9 February 1831, as Recorded in Gilbert, Notebook [D&C 42:1–72]
Revelation, [, OH], 9 Feb. 1831. Version copied [ca. June 1831] in Gilbert, Notebook, –; handwriting of ; Revelations Collection, CHL. For more complete source information, see the source note for Revelation, 27 Feb. 1833 [D&C 89].
that my Servant shall stand in the Office wherewith I have appointed him & it shall come to pass that if he trangress another shall be planted in his stead, even so—, Amen—
Question 2d. regulating the Church in her present situation till the time of her gathering— Answer—
Again verily I say unto you that it shall not be given to any one to go forth to preach my gospel & to build up my Church except he be by some one that hath authority & it be known to the Church that he hath authority & has been regularly ordained by the heads of this Church, & again the , & of this Church shall teach the which are in the Bible & Book of Mormon in the which is the fullness of my Gospel & thou shalt observe the to do them, & this shall be thy teaching as thou shalt be directed by the Spirit, it shall be given unto thee by the prayer of Faith, & if ye receive not the Spirit ye shall not teach, and all this ye shall [p. ]