Revelation, 20 May 1831, as Recorded in Gilbert, Notebook [D&C 51]

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people to take the money to provide food and raiment according to the wants of this people & let every man deal honestly & be alike among this people & receive alike that ye may be one even as I have commanded you, & let that which belongeth to this people not be taken & given unto that of another Church, wherefore if another Church would receive money of this Church let them pay unto this Church again according as they should agree & this shall be done through the Bishop or the Agent which shall be appointed by the voice of the Church— and again let the Bishop appoint a Store House unto this Church & let all things both in money & <​in​> meat which is more than is need full for the wants of this people be kept in the hands of the Bishop & let him also reserve unto himself for his own wants & for the wants of his family as he shall be employed in doing this business— and thus I grant unto this people a privilege of organizing themselves according to my laws & I consecrate unto them this land for a little season, untill I the Lord [p. [61]]
people to take the money to provide food and raiment according to the wants of this people & let every man deal honestly & be alike among this people & receive alike that ye may be one even as I have commanded you, & let that which belongeth to this people not be taken & given unto that of another Church, wherefore if another Church would receive money of this Church let them pay unto this Church again according as they should agree & this shall be done through the Bishop or the Agent which shall be appointed by the voice of the Church— and again let the Bishop appoint a Store House unto this Church & let all things both in money & in meat which is more than is need full for the wants of this people be kept in the hands of the Bishop & let him also reserve unto himself for his own wants & for the wants of his family as he shall be employed in doing this business— and thus I grant unto this people a privilege of organizing themselves according to my laws & I consecrate unto them this land for a little season, untill I the Lord [p. [61]]
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