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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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it tongue, and in his own language, through those who are unto this power, by the administration of the Comforter, shed forth upon them, for the revelation of Jesus Christ.
5. And now verily I say unto you, I give unto you a , that you continue in the ministry and , and when you have finished the translation of the prophets, you shall from thenceforth preside over the affairs of the and the school; and from time to time, as shall be manifest by the comforter, receive revelations to unfold the mysteries of the kingdom, and set in order the churches, and study and learn, and become acquainted with all good books, and with languages, tongues and people. And this shall be your business and mission, in all your lives, to preside in council and set in order all the affairs of this church and kingdom. Be not ashamed neither confounded; but be admonished in all your highmindedness and pride, for it bringeth a snare upon your souls. Set in order your houses; keep slothfulness and uncleanness far from you.
6. Now verily, I say unto you, let there be a place provided as soon as it is possible for the family of thy councillor and scribe, even ; and let my mine aged servant, , continue with his family upon the place where he now lives, and let it not be sold until the mouth of the Lord shall name. And let my councillor, even , remain where he now resides, until the mouth of the Lord shall name. And let the search diligently, to obtain an agent; and let it be a man who has got riches in store; a man of God and of strong faith; that thereby he may be enabled to discharge every debt; that the of the Lord may not be brought into disrepute before the eyes of the people. [HC 1:330] Search diligently, pray always, and be beleiving, and all things shall work together for your good, if ye walk [p. 278]
tongue, and in his own language, through those who are unto this power, by the administration of the Comforter, shed forth upon them, for the revelation of Jesus Christ.
5. And now verily I say unto you, I give unto you a , that you continue in the ministry and , and when you have finished the translation of the prophets, you shall from thenceforth preside over the affairs of the and the school; and from time to time, as shall be manifest by the comforter, receive revelations to unfold the mysteries of the kingdom, and set in order the churches, and study and learn, and become acquainted with all good books, and with languages, tongues and people. And this shall be your business and mission, in all your lives, to preside in council and set in order all the affairs of this church and kingdom. Be not ashamed neither confounded; but be admonished in all your highmindedness and pride, for it bringeth a snare upon your souls. Set in order your houses; keep slothfulness and uncleanness far from you.
6. Now verily, I say unto you, let there be a place provided as soon as it is possible for the family of thy councillor and scribe, even ; and let mine aged servant, , continue with his family upon the place where he now lives, and let it not be sold until the mouth of the Lord shall name. And let my councillor, even , remain where he now resides, until the mouth of the Lord shall name. And let the search diligently, to obtain an agent; and let it be a man who has got riches in store; a man of God and of strong faith; that thereby he may be enabled to discharge every debt; that the of the Lord may not be brought into disrepute before the eyes of the people. [HC 1:330] Search diligently, pray always, and be beleiving, and all things shall work together for your good, if ye walk [p. 278]
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