according to their works, & they saw the heaven and the earth flee away to make room for the city of God; when the righteous receive an in eternity. And, fellow sojourners upon earth, it is your privilege to purify your selves and come up to the same glory, and see for yourselves, and know for yourselves.”
<Sep. 10 by at , St Lawrence Co New York. by elder .>
Revelation, given the 22d. and 23d. of September 1832.
1 A revelation of Jesus Christ unto his servant Joseph Smith, Jr, and six elders, as they united their hearts and lifted their voices on high; yea, the word of the Lord concerning his , estab lished in the last days for the restoration of his peo ple as he has spoken by the mouth of his prophets, and for the of his saints to stand upon Mount Zion, which shall be the city of ; which city shall be built, beginning at the Lot ,
which is appointed by the finger of the Lord, in the western boundaries of the state of , and dedicated by the hand of Joseph Smith, Jr, and others, with whom the Lord was well pleased.
2. Verily, this is the word of the Lord, that the city New Jerusalem shall be built by the gathering of the saints, beginning at this place, even the place of the , which temple shall be reared in this gen eration; for verily, this generation Shall not pass away until an house shall be built unto the Lord, and a cloud shall rest upon it, which cloud shall be even the glory of the Lord, which shall fill the house, And the sons of Moses, accor ding to the , which he received under the hand of his father-in-law, Jethro, and Jethro received it under the hand of Caleb, and Caleb received it under the hand of Elihu, and [p. 229]