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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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uprightly, and remember the covenant wherewith ye have covenanted one with another. Let your families be small, especially mine aged servant as pertaining to those who do not belong to your families: that those things that are provided for you, to bring to pass my work, are not taken from you and given to those that are not worthy, and thereby you are hindered in accomplishing those things which I have you.
7 And again, verily I say unto you, it is my will that my handmaid, , should receive money to bear her expenses, to and go up unto the land of Zion; and the residue of the money may be consecrated unto me, and she be rewarded in mine own due time. Verily I say unto you, that it is meet in mine eyes, that she should go up unto the land of Zion, and receive an from the hand of the , that she may settle down in peace inasmuch as She is faithful, and not be idle in her days from thenceforth.
8. And behold, verily I say unto you, that ye shall write this commandment, and say unto your brethren in Zion, in love, greeting, that I have called you also to preside over Zion in mine own due time: therefore let them cease wearying me concerning this matter. Behold I say unto you, that your brethren in Zion begin to repent, and the angels rejoice over them; nevertheless I am not well pleased with many things: and I am not well pleased with my servant , neither with my servant ; and the also; and others have many things to repent of: but verily I say unto you, that I the Lord will contend with Zion, and plead with her Strong ones, and chasten her, until she overcomes and is clean before me; for she shall not be removed out of her place; I the Lord have spoken it. Amen.
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uprightly, and remember the covenant wherewith ye have covenanted one with another. Let your families be small, especially mine aged servant as pertaining to those who do not belong to your families: that those things that are provided for you, to bring to pass my work, are not taken from you and given to those that are not worthy, and thereby you are hindered in accomplishing those things which I have you.
7 And again, verily I say unto you, it is my will that my handmaid, , should receive money to bear her expenses, and go up unto the land of Zion; and the residue of the money may be consecrated unto me, and she be rewarded in mine own due time. Verily I say unto you, that it is meet in mine eyes, that she should go up unto the land of Zion, and receive an from the hand of the , that she may settle down in peace inasmuch as She is faithful, and not be idle in her days from thenceforth.
8. And behold, verily I say unto you, that ye shall write this commandment, and say unto your brethren in Zion, in love, greeting, that I have called you also to preside over Zion in mine own due time: therefore let them cease wearying me concerning this matter. Behold I say unto you, that your brethren in Zion begin to repent, and the angels rejoice over them; nevertheless I am not well pleased with many things: and I am not well pleased with my servant , neither with my servant ; and the also; and others have many things to repent of: but verily I say unto you, that I the Lord will contend with Zion, and plead with her Strong ones, and chasten her, until she overcomes and is clean before me; for she shall not be removed out of her place; I the Lord have spoken it. Amen.
9 March 1833 • Saturday
Having come to that portion of the Ancient [p. 279]
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