Revelation, July 1830–B [D&C 26]
- Source Note
From the time that JS took possession of the in September 1827, his days were increasingly filled with work relating to the . After the publication of the Book of Mormon in March 1830, he spent much of his time building up the church and ministering to its members. He traveled back and forth between , Pennsylvania, and the three of the church in , leaving him less time to work on his farm and care for his material needs. Around mid-July 1830, a revelation addressed these matters, instructing him to “magnify thy office & after that thou hast sowed thy fields & Secured them then go speedily unto the Church which is in & & they shall support thee.” Shortly thereafter, this revelation called JS, , and to study the , preach, the Colesville believers, and work on JS’s farm until the next .