Revelation, 6 January 1831 [D&C 40]

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43rd. January 6th. 1831
A Revelation to Joseph & Recd at Seneca County state of NY telling them why Receivd not the obeyed not the Command which he Received &c
Behold verily I say unto you that his heart was right before me for he covenanted with me that he would obey my word & he Received the word with Gladness but Straitway Satan came & tempted him & the fear of persecution & the cares of the world caused him to reject the word wherefore he broke the covenant which he had made & it Remaineth in me to do with him as seemeth me good [p. 60]


  1. 1

    John Whitmer likely created this heading when he copied the text into Revelation Book 1.  

  2. 2

    See Matthew 13:20–22.  

  3. 3

    TEXT: Possibly “brake”.