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Revelation, 26 April 1838 [D&C 115]

in all the world, For thus shall my Church be called  in the Last days even the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day  Saints, Verrily I say unto you all; arise and shine forth  forth that thy light may be a standard for the nations  and that thy gathering to-gether upon the land of zion  and upon her stakes may be for a defence and for  a reffuge from the storm and from wrath when  it shall be poured out without mixture upon  the whole Earth, Let the City Far West, be a holy  and consecrated land unto me, and <it shall> be called <most> holy  for the ground upon which thou standest is holy  Therefore I command you to build an house unto  me for the gathering togethering of my Saints that  they may worship me, and let there be a begining  of this work; and a foundation and a preparatory  work, this following Summer; and let the begining  be made on the 4th day of July next; and from  that time forth let my people labour diligently  to build an house, unto my name, and in one  year from this day, let them recommence laying  the foundation of my house; thus let them from  that time forth laibour diligently untill it shall  be finished, from the Corner Stone thereof unto the  top thereof, untill there shall not any thing rem ain that is not finished.
Verrily I say unto you let not my servant  Joseph neither my Servant Sidney, neither my  Servant Hyrum, get in debt any more for the  building of an house unto my name. But let my  house be built unto my name according to the patt ern which I will shew unto them, and if my people  build it not according to the pattern which I  Shall shew unto their presidency, I will not accept  it at their hands, But if my people do build  it according to the pattern which I shall shew  unto their presidency, even my servant Joseph  and his Councilors; then I will accept it at [p. 33]
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Revelation, Far West, MO, 26 Apr. 1838; handwriting of George W. Robinson; in JS, Journal, Mar.–Sept. 1838, pp. 32–34; CHL.

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