Revelation, 8 July 1838–E [D&C 117]

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Given to , & others. <​Given​> in . July 8th 1838
Verrily thus saith the Lord unto my servent , and also unto my servent , Let them settle up their buisness spedily, and Journey from the land of before I the Lord sendeth the snows again upon the ground, Let them awake and arise and come forth and not tarry for I the Lord command it, therefore if they tarry, it shall not be well with them, let them repent of all their sins and of all their covetous desires, before me saith the Lord. For what is property unto me saith the Lord. Let the properties of be turned out for debts saith the Lord, the Lord Let them go; saith the Lord, and whatsoever remaines remaineth let it remain in your hands saith the Lord, for have I not the fowls of heaven and also the fish of the sea, and the bea[s]ts of the Mountains, have I not made the earth, do I not hold the destinies of all the armies of the Nations of the earth, therefore will I not make the solitary places to bud, and to bloss [p. 57]
om, and to bring forth in abundence saith the Lord, Is there not room enough upon the mountains of , and upon the plains of , or in the land where Adam dwelt; that you should not covet that which is but the drop, and neglect the more weighty matters, Therefore unto the Land of my people, even , let my servent . be faithfull over a few things, and he shall be a ruler over many. Let him preside in the midst of my people in the City and let him be blessed with the blessings of my people. Let my servent be ashamed of the Nicholatine band, and of all their secret abominations, and of all his littleness of soul before me saith the Lord and come up unto the land of , and be a unto my people Saith the Lord, not in name but in deed saith the Lord. And again verrily I say unto you I remember my servent , behold verrily I say unto him, that his name shall be had in sacred rememberance from Generation to Generation for ever and ever, saith the Lord. Therefore let him contend ernestly for the redemption of the of my Church saith the Lord, and when he falls he shall rise again for his sacrafice shall be more sacred unto me, than his increase saith the Lord, Therefore, let him come up hither spedily unto the land of Zion, and in due time he shall be made a merchent unto my name Saith the Lord, for the benefit of my people, Therefore let no man despise my servent [p. 58]
, but let the blessings of my people be upon him forever and ever, and again verrily I say unto you, let all my servents in the Land of rem[em]ber the Lord their God, and also, to keep and preser[v]e it holy, and to overthrow the money Changers in mine own due time Saith the Lord, even so Amen— [p. 59]