tion: and from thence let them journey for the congregations of their brethren, for their labors,
even now, are wanted more abundantly among them, than among the congregations of the wicked.
6 And now concerning the residue, let them journey and declare the word among the congregations of the wicked, in asmuch as it is given, and inasmuch as they do this they shall rid their garments, and they shall be spotless before me; and let them journey to gether, or two by two, as seemeth them good, only let my servant , and my servant— , with whom I am well pleased, be not sep arated until they return to their homes, and this for a wise—
purpose in me. And verily I say unto you, and what I say unto one I say unto all, be of good cheer little children, for I am in your midst, and have not forsaken you, and inasmuch as you have humbled yourselves before me, the bles sings of the kingdom are yours. Gird up your loins and be watchful, and be sober, looking forth for the coming of the Son of man, for he cometh in an hour you think not. Pray always that you enter not into temptation, that you may abide the day of his
coming, whether in life or death; even so: Amen.
13 August 1831 • Saturday
On the 13th I met several of the on their way to the land of , and after the joyful salutations <with> which brethren meet each other with, who are actually “contending for the faith once delivered to the saints,” I received the following
Revelation given August, 1831.
1 Behold and hearken, O ye elders of my saith the Lord your God: even Jesus Christ, your advocate who knoweth the weakness of man, and how to succor them who are temp ted: and verily mine eyes are upon those who have not as yet gone up unto the land of Zion: wherefore your mission is not yet full; nevertheless ye are blessed, for the testimony which ye have born is recorded in heaven for the angels to look upon,— and they rejoice over you: and your sins are
2 And now contin[u]e your journey. Assemble yourselves upon the land of Zion, and hold a meeting and rejoice together,— and offer a unto the most High: and then you [p. 145]