Revelation, May 1829–A [D&C 11], in handwriting of Hyrum Smith

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A Grate & Marvelous work is about to Come forth among the Children of men Behold I am god & give Heed to my word which is qick & Powerful Sharper than a two Edge sord to the deviding assunder of Both joints & marow there for give Heed unto my Word Behold the fild is w<​h​>ite all ready to Harvest the for who so Desireth to reap let Him thrust in His Sickle with His might & reap while the Day lasts that He may treasure up for His soul Ever lasting sallvation in the kingdom of god ye whoso Ever will thrust in His Sickle & reap the Same is Called of god there for if you will ask of me you shall receive if you will knock it Shall Be opened unto you now as you Have asked Behold i Say unto you keep my Commandments & Seek to Bring forth & Establish the Cause of Zion Seek not for ritches But for wisdom & Behold the mistryes of god Shall Be unfolded unto you & then Shall you Be made ritch Behold he that Hath Eternal life is ritch verrily verily i Say unto you Even as you Desire of me So Shall it Be done unto you & if you desire you Shall Be the means of Doing much good in this generation Say nothing But repentance unto this generation keep my Commandments & assist to bring forth my work according to my Commandments & you Shall Be Blessed Behold thou hast a gift or tho Shalt Have a gift if thou will Desire of me in faith with an Honest Hart Believing in the Power of Jesus Christ or in my power which speaketh unto the for Behold it is I that Speaketh behold I am the light what Shinneth in Darkness & By my Power i give these words unto thee & now verily verily I Say unto thee Put your trust in that Spirit which leadeth to do good yea to do justly to walk humbly to judge rightosly & this is my Spirit verily verily I Say unto you I will impart unto you of my Spirit which Shall Enlighten your mind which Shall fill your Sole with joy & then Shall you know or By this shall you know all things whatso Ever you Desire of me which is Pertaining unto things of rightousness in faith believing in me that you Shall receive behold i Command you that you need not Suppose that you are Called to Preach [p. [1]] until you are Called wait a little longer until you Shall have my word my rock my Church & my gosple that you may know of a Surety my Doctrine & then behold according to your Desiris yea Even according to your faith Shall it Be done unto you keep my Commandments Hold your Peace appeal unto my Spirit yea cleave unto me with all your Hart that you may assist in Bringing to light those things of which Have Been Spoken yea the translation of my work Be Patent until you Shall accomplish it Behold this is your work to keep my Commandments yea with all your might mind & Strength Seek not to declare my word But first seek to obtain my word & then Shall your tonges Be loosed then if you Desire you Shall Have my Spirit & my word yea the power of god unto the Convining of men But now Hold your Peace study my word which Hath gone forth among the Children of men & also my word which Shall come forth among the Children of men or that which you are now translating yea until you Have obtained all which I Shall grant unto the Children of men in this generation & then Shall all things be aded there unto Behold thou art Hyrum my Son Seek the kingdom of god & all things Shall Be aded according to that which is just Build upon my rock which is my gosple deny not the Spirit of Revelation nor the Spirit of Prophecy for wo unto Him that denieth these things there for tresure up in your Harts until the time which is in my wisdom that you Shall go forth Behold i Speak unto all who Have good desires & Have thrust in their Sickles to reap behold i am Jesus Christ the Son of god I am the life & the light of the world i am the same which Came unto my own & my own receivth me not But verily verily I Say unto you that as many as receivith me them will I give power to Become the Sons of god Even to them that Believe on my name Amen [p. [2]]