History, 1838–1856, volume A-1 [23 December 1805–30 August 1834]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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of Israel, and not slay them. Amen.
8 March 1833 • Friday
March 8th. 1833, I received the following
1 Thus saith the Lord, verily, verily I say unto you,  my son, thy sins are forgiven the[e], according to thy pe tition, for thy prayers and the prayers of thy brethren, have  come up into my ears: therefore thou art blessed from  henceforth that bear the of the kingdom given  unto you; which kingdom is coming forth for the last time
2 Verily I say unto you, the keys of this kingdom  shall never be taken from you, while thou art in  the world, neither in the world to come; nevertheless,  through you shall the oracles be given to another;  yea, even unto the . And all they who receive  the oracles of God, let them beware how they hold them,  lest they are accounted as a light thing, and are  brought under condemnation thereby, and stumble  and fall, when the storms descend, and the winds  blow, and the rains descend, and beat upon their house.
3d. And again, verily I say unto thy brethren  , and , their sins  are forgiven them also, and they are accounted as  equal with thee in holding the keys of this last king dom: as also through your administration the keys  of the , which I have to be organized, that thereby they may be  perfected in their ministry for the salvation of Zion,  and the nations of Israel, and of the , as  many as will believe, that through your administra tion, they may receive the word, and through  their administration, the word may go forth unto  the ends of the earth, unto the Gentiles first, and  then behold, and lo, they shall turn unto the Jews:  and then cometh the day when the arm of the Lord  shall be revealed in power in convincing the nations,  and the heathen nations, the house of Joseph of the  gospel of their salvation.
4 For it shall come to pass in that day, that every  man shall hear the fulness of the gospel in his own [p. 277]
of Israel, and not slay them. Amen.
8 March 1833 • Friday
March 8th. 1833, I received the following
1 Thus saith the Lord, verily, verily I say unto you, my son, thy sins are forgiven thee, according to thy petition, for thy prayers and the prayers of thy brethren, have come up into my ears: therefore thou art blessed from henceforth that bear the of the kingdom given unto you; which kingdom is coming forth for the last time
2 Verily I say unto you, the keys of this kingdom shall never be taken from you, while thou art in the world, neither in the world to come; nevertheless, through you shall the oracles be given to another; yea, even unto the . And all they who receive the oracles of God, let them beware how they hold them, lest they are accounted as a light thing, and are brought under condemnation thereby, and stumble and fall, when the storms descend, and the winds blow, and the rains descend, and beat upon their house.
3d. And again, verily I say unto thy brethren , and , their sins are forgiven them also, and they are accounted as equal with thee in holding the keys of this last kingdom: as also through your administration the keys of the , which I have to be organized, that thereby they may be perfected in their ministry for the salvation of Zion, and the nations of Israel, and of the , as many as will believe, that through your administration, they may receive the word, and through their administration, the word may go forth unto the ends of the earth, unto the Gentiles first, and then behold, and lo, they shall turn unto the Jews: and then cometh the day when the arm of the Lord shall be revealed in power in convincing the nations, the heathen nations, the house of Joseph of the gospel of their salvation.
4 For it shall come to pass in that day, that every man shall hear the fulness of the gospel in his own [p. 277]
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