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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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2. Yea, verily I say unto you, I give unto you a   that you should build an ,  in the which house I design to those whom I  have chosen with power from on high; for this is  the promise of the Father unto you; therefore I com mand you to tarry, even as mine apostles at  Jerusalem: nevertheless, my servants sinned a very  grievous sin; and contentions arose in the , which was very grievous unto me,  saith the Lord; therefore I sent them forth to be  chastened.
3, Verily I say unto you, it is my will that  you should build an : if you keep my  commandments, you shall have power to build  it; if you keep not my commandments, the love  of the Father shall not continue with you:  therefore you shall walk in darkness. Now here  is wisdom and the mind of the Lord: let the house  be built, not after the manner of the world, for  I give not unto you, that ye shall live after  the manner of the world: therefore let it be built  after the manner which I shall shew unto three  of three of you, whom ye shall appoint and  ordain unto this power. And the size thereof  shall be fifty and five feet in width, and let  it be sixty-five feet in length, in the inner  Court thereof; and let the lower part of the  inner Court be dedicated unto me for your   offering, and for your preaching;  and your fasting; and your praying; and  the offering up your most holy desires unto me,  saith your Lord. And let the higher part of the  inner Court, be dedicated unto me for the  school of mine , saith Son Ahman;  or, in other words, Alphus; or, in other words,  Omegus; even Jesus Christ your Lord, Amen.
3 June 1833 • Monday
A of convened in  the room in on the 3d. of Jun,  and the first case presented was that of [p. 300]
2. Yea, verily I say unto you, I give unto you a that you should build an , in the which house I design to those whom I have chosen with power from on high; for this is the promise of the Father unto you; therefore I command you to tarry, even as mine apostles at Jerusalem: nevertheless, my servants sinned a very grievous sin; and contentions arose in the , which was very grievous unto me, saith the Lord; therefore I sent them forth to be chastened.
3, Verily I say unto you, it is my will that you should build an : if you keep my commandments, you shall have power to build it; if you keep not my commandments, the love of the Father shall not continue with you: therefore you shall walk in darkness. Now here is wisdom and the mind of the Lord: let the house be built, not after the manner of the world, for I give not unto you, that ye shall live after the manner of the world: therefore let it be built after the manner which I shall shew unto three of you, whom ye shall appoint and ordain unto this power. And the size thereof shall be fifty and five feet in width, and let it be sixty-five feet in length, in the inner Court thereof; and let the lower part of the inner Court be dedicated unto me for your offering, and for your preaching; and your fasting; and your praying; and the offering up your most holy desires unto me, saith your Lord. And let the higher part of the inner Court, be dedicated unto me for the school of mine , saith Son Ahman; or, in other words, Alphus; or, in other words, Omegus; even Jesus Christ your Lord, Amen.
3 June 1833 • Monday
A of convened in the room in on the 3d. of Jun, and the first case presented was that of [p. 300]
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