Revelation, circa 7 March 1831, as Recorded in McLellin, Copies of Revelations [D&C 45]
Revelation, , Geauga Co., OH, ca.  Mar. 1831. Version copied [ca. early Nov.] 1831 in McLellin, Copies of Revelations, –; handwriting of ; William E. McLellin, Papers, CHL. For more complete source information, see the source note for Revelation, 29 Oct. 1831 [D&C 66].
and even unto them that believed on my name gave I power to obtain eternal life and even so I have sent mine everlasting Covenant into the world to be a light to the world and to be a standard for the people and for the Gentiles to seek to it and to be a messenger before my fac[e] to prepare the way before me wherefore com[e] ye unto it— With him that cometh. I will reason as with men in days of old & I shou[ld] shew unto you my strong reasoning Wherefore Hearken ye together— and let me shew it unto you— even my wisdom the Wisdom of him whom ye say is the God of Enoch and his brethren who was seperated from the earth and was reserved unto myself a city reserved until until a day of righteousness shall come a day which was sought for by all holy men and found it not because of wickedness & abominations and confessed that they were strange[rs] and pilgrims on the earth but obtained a prom[ise] that they should find it. and see it in their flesh Wherefore, Hearken and I will reason with you & I will speak unto you & prophesy as unto men in days of old & I will shew it plainly as I shewed it unto my disciples as I stood before them in the flesh & spoke unto them saying as ye have asked of me concerning these things signs of my comeing in the day when I shall come in my glory— in the clouds of heav[en] to fulfill the promises that I have made unto your fathers for as you have looked upon th[e] long absence of your spirits from your bodies to be a bondage— I will shew unto you how the day of Redemption shall com[e] and also the restoration of the scattered Israel. And now ye behold this Temple which is in which ye call the house of [p. ]